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Understanding and Using Challenging  Educational Theories

Understanding and Using Challenging Educational Theories

Third Edition

September 2024 | 432 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Introducing: 20 key educational thinkers who have offered challenging perspectives on education
Exploring: Their ideas, how to apply them in practice and their relevance to teaching and learning today.
Understanding: The strengths and limitations of each theory and links to other concepts.

This third edition includes:
  • Two new chapters on the works of Diane Ravitch and Gloria Ladson-Billings
  • Revamped reflective tasks with a greater practical focus for the classroom
  • Fully updated chapters with links to current educational socio-political developments, and expanded critical commentary
This is an essential textbook for any university course that includes learning theory, with particular relevance for initial teacher education, education studies and early childhood degrees.

Karl Aubrey has recently retired from his post at Bishop Grosseteste University.
Alison Riley is the Programme Leader for the BA Early Childhood Studies at Bishop Grosseteste University.

The perfect companion to Aubrey & Riley: Understanding and Using Educational Theories 3e (9781529761306).
Ch1 Abraham Maslow: The third force in psychology
Ch2 Carl Rogers: Learner-centred teaching and the fully functioning person
Ch3 A.S. Neill: Freedom to learn
Ch4 John Goodlad: The renewal of teaching and learning, schools and teacher education
Ch5 Basil Bernstein: Language codes, social class, pedagogy and the curriculum
Ch6 Ivan Illich: Deschooling society: challenging the concept of school
Ch7 Pierre Bourdieu: Theory of society
Ch8 Michel Foucault: Power, surveillance, discipline and control in education
Ch9 Loris Malaguzzi: The Reggio Emilia experience
Ch10 Nel Noddings: Caring in education
Ch11 Lawrence Stenhouse: Linking the curriculum with theory, research and practice
Ch12 Michael Apple: Ideology, knowledge, power, and the curriculum
Ch13 Henry Giroux: Critical pedagogy
Ch14 Howard Gardner: Multiple intelligences and education
Ch15 John Holt: Unschooling or home schooling
Ch16 bell hooks: Education as the practice of freedom
Ch17 Jack Mezirow: Transformative learning
Ch18 Linda Darling-Hammond: Equity in education: policy, teachers and teaching
Ch19 Diane Ravitch: From Champion To Critic Of The American Education System
Ch20 Gloria Ladson-Billings: Culturally Relevant Pedagogy

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