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Education Studies Reflective Reader

Education Studies Reflective Reader

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Education Studies

June 2010 | 192 pages | Learning Matters
This text looks at key themes and topical debates within Education Studies, using a number of important extracts and writings to exemplify different perspectives and help students gain deeper understanding. Extracts and writings are presented in an accessible way, helping the reader to develop critical skills while dealing with core content. Topics are organised into three major themes - Theorising education, Education and social justice and Education in the 21st century - to provide comprehensive coverage of the most important current issues within this field.
Section 1: Theorising Education
The learner
The teacher
Curriculum and assessment
Researching education
Section 2: Education and Social Justice
Social-economic class
Ethnicity, race and culture
Special educational needs and inclusive education
Section 3: Learning in the twenty-first century
Education and globalisation
Learning in the digital age
Education outside of formal schooling

This is a clear and accessible textbook that explores, analyses and critiques key themes across current debates in education studies. Around the identified themes and identified debates the discussion links to a range of key perspectives and key educational theorists, researchers and practitioners. Comprehensive and fascinating. Highly recommended for students and practitioners.

Ms Therese Lewis
Education (Coach Lane), Northumbria University
January 11, 2012

This book is particularly useful for teaching elements of Inclusive Practice to Early Years students, many of whom have not previously studied Sociology.

Dr Hazel Wright
Education, Anglia Ruskin University
December 20, 2011

Useful in demonstrating how to be reflective.

Ms Victoria Heywood
Scarborough School of Education, Hull University
December 19, 2011

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ISBN: 9781844454723