Download Spirituality, Philosophy and Education by David Carr, John Haldane PDF

By David Carr, John Haldane

The probabilities and significance of a non secular size to schooling are matters receiving elevated attention from academic practitioners, policymakers and philosophers. Spirituality, Philosophy and schooling brings jointly contributions to the controversy through a group of well known philosophers of schooling. they bring about to this topic a intensity of scholarly and philosophical sophistication that was once formerly lacking, and among them provide a wide-ranging exploration and research of what non secular values need to supply modern education.The individuals tackle such matters as what we suggest by means of 'spiritual values'; scholarship and spirituality; spirituality and advantage; spirituality, technological know-how and morality; the shaping of personality; the price of non secular studying; religious improvement and the curriculum etc. All scholars of the philosophy of schooling and somebody drawn to how non secular values may play a component in informing schooling coverage and perform will locate this stimulating assortment a wealthy resource of rules and an important addition to the pondering at the that means, function and chances of spirituality in schooling.

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Download Mobile Learning: A Handbook for Developers, Educators, and by Scott McQuiggan, Jamie McQuiggan, Jennifer Sabourin, Lucy PDF

By Scott McQuiggan, Jamie McQuiggan, Jennifer Sabourin, Lucy Kosturko

Discover the game-changing expertise that enables cellular learningto successfully achieve K-12 scholars

Mobile studying: A instruction manual for builders, Educators andLearners presents research-based foundations for developing,evaluating, and integrating powerful cellular studying pedagogy.Twenty-first century scholars require twenty-first centurytechnology, and cellular units supply new and potent methods toeducate teenagers.

But with new applied sciences come new demanding situations therefore,this guide provides a entire examine cellular studying bysynthesizing suitable theories and drawing sensible conclusionsfor builders, educators, and scholars.

Mobile units in ways in which the computer, the personalcomputer, and netbook desktops haven't current theopportunity to make studying extra attractive, interactive, andavailable in either conventional school room settings and informallearning environments. From conception to perform, MobileLearning explores how cellular units are various than theirtechnological predecessors, makes the case for developers,teachers, and fogeys to speculate within the know-how, and illustratesthe some ways during which it really is cutting edge, intriguing, and powerful ineducating K-12 scholars. * Explores how cellular units can aid the desires ofstudents * offers examples, screenshots, images, and visualizations toenhance the fabric awarded within the publication * presents builders with the history essential to create theapps their viewers calls for * provides the case for cellular studying out and in of classroomsas early as preschool * Discusses how cellular studying allows greater educationalopportunities for the visually impaired, scholars with Autism, andadult novices.

If you are a college administrator, instructor, app developer, orparent, this topical publication offers a theoretical, well-researcheddiscussion of the pedagogical idea and cellular studying, as wellas useful recommendation in establishing a cellular studying technique.

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Download Playing in a House of Mirrors: Applied Theatre as Reflective by Elinor Vettraino, Warren Linds PDF

By Elinor Vettraino, Warren Linds

This publication explores the idea that of mirrored image via a dramaturgical lens as practitioners in a variety of disciplines delay the replicate to their very own perform utilizing theatre and theatricality as a manner of unpacking their person and collective perform. Editors and authors ponder using drama because the automobile in which studying occurs for the chief, facilitator or supervisor of an adventure instead of using drama and theatre as a device for studying topic content material. Reflective perform is a regularly brought up time period within the expert glossary of educators, social paintings practitioners and health and wellbeing care staff. it really is might be much less normally considered the purview of leaders of undefined, advertising managers and scientists. We outline reflective perform during this context because the improvement of capacities to mirror on activities, behaviours and attitudes that impression by yourself perform, or at the means others interact of their perform, in order to be a part of a strategy of non-stop studying. it truly is for that reason the most important for any specialist to appreciate how and why we behave and have interaction with others the way in which we do.

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Download Schulkultur: Theoriebildung im Diskurs by Jeanette Böhme, Merle Hummrich, Rolf-Torsten Kramer PDF

By Jeanette Böhme, Merle Hummrich, Rolf-Torsten Kramer

Ausformungen von Schule und deren Transformationen zu rekonstruieren und zu einer Theorie der Schulkultur zu verdichten, steht im Fokus eines Forschungsprogramms, das Werner Helsper in den 1990er Jahren begründet und systematisch vorangetrieben hat. In dem Band werden die Grundannahmen und Weiterentwicklungen dieses theoretischen Ansatzes aus unterschiedlichen Perspektiven kontrovers diskutiert. Dabei stehen bilanzierende Beiträge, neben weiterführenden Studien und kritischen Auseinandersetzungen. In diesem Diskurs konturiert sich Schulkultur als Schlüsselbegriff und Gegenstand der empirischen Schul-, Bildungs- und Professionsforschung. Dabei werden die Potenziale und Grenzen einer auf Schule bezogenen Theoriebildung aufgezeigt.

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Download Catholic Schools and the Common Good by Anthony Bryk, Valerie Lee, Peter Holland PDF

By Anthony Bryk, Valerie Lee, Peter Holland

The authors study a huge variety of Catholic excessive faculties to figure out even if scholars are higher informed in those colleges than they're in public colleges. They locate that the Catholic faculties do have an self sustaining impression on success, in particular in lowering disparities among deprived and privileged scholars. The Catholic college of this present day, they convey, is proficient by way of a imaginative and prescient, just like that of John Dewey, of the college as a neighborhood devoted to democratic schooling and the typical reliable of all scholars.

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Download Power, Discourse, Ethics: A Policy Study of Academic Freedom by Kenneth D. Gariepy PDF

By Kenneth D. Gariepy

During this special examine, rising larger schooling chief and coverage professional Kenneth D. Gariepy takes a Foucauldian genealogical method of the learn of the intellectually "free" topic throughout the research of chosen educational freedom statement-events. Assuming educational freedom to be an institutionalized discourse-practice working within the box of latest postsecondary schooling in Canada, a selected type of cross-disciplinary, historico-theoretical examine is carried out that will pay specific realization to the effective nature and results of power-knowledge. The purpose is to disrupt educational freedom as commonsensical "good" and common "right" with a purpose to as an alternative concentrate on the way it is that the tutorial topic emerges as free/unfree to imagine - and consequently free/unfree to be - via specific, powerful, and effecting regimes of fact and methods of objectification and subjectification. during this approach, the writer indicates the way it is that educational freedom operates as a collection of systemically agonistic practices that may basically become aware of a distinct economic climate of discourse during the contingent nature of the very social strength that produces it. "Dr. Gariepy's use of Foucault's genealogical research offers a unconditionally diversified means during which to re-think the development and perform of educational freedom in Canada and is therefore a massive contribution to the wider discursive box it seeks to research. Given modern neoliberal evaluations of the collage, the difficulty of educational freedom and the intellectually unfastened topic is an important challenge that's of curiosity to varied wisdom generating groups - off and on campus. both very important in addressing the matter of educational freedom is how the e-book additionally contributes a brand new description of the genealogical procedure - anything Foucault didn't stipulate - that's unique, bold, compelling, and insightful. I commend Dr. Gariepy for returning, to enquire anew, a subject matter we expect we know." - E. Lisa Panayotidis, PhD, Professor & Chair, academic stories in Curriculum and studying, Werklund institution of schooling, college of Calgary, Editor of historical past of highbrow tradition

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Download Education and the End of Work: A New Philosophy of Work and by John White PDF

By John White

Is the paintings ethic nonetheless achievable as society evolves? This ebook engages with frequent present anxieties concerning the way forward for paintings and its position in a fulfilled human existence. it's a philosophical therapy of the character of labor and reconsiders the goals and approaches of schooling. the writer demands a reshaping of college because the paintings tradition has come to grasp it.>

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