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"This fully updated, third edition of An Introduction to the Study of Education provides a comprehensive and reflective introduction to the study of education, inviting students to question what education is, who it is for and what purpose it serves. Taking the reader from the early years through to lifelong learning, it examines all forms of education and learning." Written in a clear and accessible style, this is the essential core text for all beginning students on undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Education Studies and all those interested in education today, where it came from and where it is going.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781843121343
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/28/2004
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 250
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.66 (d)

Meet the Author

David Matheson has published widely across the field of education in areas such as medical education, teacher training, lifelong learning, comparative education and cultural identity in education. He has extensive experience as an educator and researcher in higher education, adult education and secondary education.

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Table of Contents

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1 What is education? David Matheson Matheson, David 1

2 Ideology in education in the United Kingdom Catherine Matheson Matheson, Catherine 17

3 Theories of learning: constructive experience Reg Dennick Dennick, Reg 37

4 Psychology in education Graham Mitchell Mitchell, Graham 70

5 e-Learning Heather Rai Rai, Heather 85

6 'Race' and education John Stanley Stanley, John 105

7 Gender in education Jane Martin Martin, Jane 126

8 Schooling and social class Michael Wyness Wyness, Michael 142

9 Special educational needs and inclusion in education: an historical overview Mary Kellett Kellett, Mary 156

10 Comparing educational systems Trevor Corner Corner, Trevor Nigel Grant Grant, Nigel 171

11 Early childhood education in the UK J. Eric Wilkinson Wilkinson, J. Eric 186

12 A brief history of state intervention in British schooling Graham A. Martin Martin, Graham A. 206

13 Compulsory education in the United Kingdom Estelle Brisard Brisard, Estelle Ian Menter Menter, Ian 240

14 Post-compulsory education: further and higher education Catherine Matheson Matheson, Catherine 266

15 Lifelong learning Catherine Matheson Matheson, Catherine David Matheson Matheson, David 302

16 What is educational research? Changing perspectives John Nisbet Nisbet, John 319

17 Afterword: now that I have read about education, how do I write about it? David Matheson Matheson, David 334

Index 353

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