Education Studies: An Issues-based Approach
Education Studies continues to grow as a popular undergraduate area of study. This core text addresses themes common to all Education Studies courses. It benefits from a large list of chapters from key contributors at key institutions. This third edition has been completely revised and updated with the addition of seven new chapters. Themes newly explored include gender, research, the power of money and status and alternatives to schooling. This fully comprehensive text is accessibly written, with learning features throughout to encourage students to approach issues critically. Fully up-to-date and covering a huge range of themes for Education Studies students.
- Front Matter
- Subject Index
- Introduction to the Third Edition
- Chapter 1: What is Education?
- Chapter 2: The Mystery of Learning
- Chapter 3: Approaches in the Early Years: Issues and Reflections
- Chapter 4: Schools and Classrooms
- Chapter 5: The Curriculum
- Chapter 6: Assessment
- Chapter 7: Community Education: Innovation and Active Intervention
- Chapter 8: The Further Education and Skills Sector
- Chapter 9: University Knowledge: The Market and the State
- Chapter 10: Alternatives to Mainstream Schooling
- Chapter 11: Devolved Education? Scotland, Policy in Wales and Northern Ireland
- Chapter 12: Education and the Economy
- Chapter 13: Gender and Education
- Chapter 14: Race and Education
- Chapter 15: SEN and the Question of Inclusive Education
- Chapter 16: Faith in Education
- Chapter 17: Education for Citizenship and Democracy
- Chapter 18: The Impact of New Media Technologies on Children's Learning and Well-being
- Chapter 19: Comparative Education
- Chapter 20: Global Citizenship Education
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Will Curtis is Director of Part Time and 2+2 Programmes in the Centre for Lifelong Learning at the University of Warwick.
Stephen Ward is Emeritus Professor of Education at Bath Spa University where he was formally Dean of the School of Education and Head of Education Studies.
John Sharp is Professor of Education and Head of Doctoral Studies at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln.
Les Hankin led the development of the Education Studies degree pathway at Liverpool Hope University.Contributors
Kate Adams is Reader in Education at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln.
Nick Allsopp is Head of Academic Practice at Loughborough University.
Anna Beck is a PhD student in the School of Education at the University of Glasgow.
Pat Beckley is the Academic Coordinator for the 3–7 cohorts on the PGCE Primary course at Bishop Grosseteste University.
Andrea Bullivant works for Liverpool World Centre, a Development Education Centre liaising with schools and other education contexts to raise awareness of global and social justice issues.
Mark Chater is Director of Culham St Gabriel's, an independent educational trust supporting research, development and innovation in religious education.
Jim Crawley is Programme Leader for Lifelong Learning, and a Teaching Fellow at Bath Spa University.
Howard Gibson lectures at Bath Spa University, focusing on areas where political philosophy, language and educational issues meet.
Suanne Gibson is based at Plymouth University where she leads the BA Education Studies degree.
Nasima Hassan is Principal Lecturer and Head of Education and Community at the University of East London.
Denis Hayes was formerly Professor of Primary Education and is now a freelance education writer.
Clive Hedges is a Senior Lecturer in education at Teesside University.
Victoria Holt is Coordinator for the Global Citizenship Project in the Faculty of Education at Liverpool Hope University.
Elizabeth Hopkins is a Senior Lecturer in education at Bishop Grosseteste University.
Anesa Hosein is currently a Lecturer in Higher Education at the University of Surrey.[Page viii]
Viv Kerridge is Senior Lecturer, specialising in applied drama, at Bishop Grosseteste University.
Jane McDonnell is Senior Lecturer in Education at Liverpool John Moores University.
Barbara Murphy lectures in Education Studies at Bishop Grosseteste University.
Mark Murphy is Reader in Education, School of Education, University of Glasgow.
Stephen Newman is a Senior Lecturer in Education and Continuing Professional Development at Leeds Metropolitan University.
Alice Pettigrew currently works as a Researcher at the Institute of Education, University of London.
Namrata Rao is currently a Lecturer in Education Studies at Liverpool Hope University.
Ruth Sayers is Dean for School of Culture, Education and Innovation at Bishop Grosseteste University.
Keira Sewell is Lecturer in Primary Education at the University of Southampton.
Feng Su is a Lecturer in Education at Liverpool Hope University.
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