Educational Theories, Cultures and Learning: A Critical Perspective

Educational Theories, Cultures and Learning: A Critical Perspective

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ISBN-13: 9780415686501
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/14/2011
Series: Critical Perspectives on Education
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 246
Product dimensions: 6.75(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.53(d)

About the Author

Harry Daniels is Professor of Education: Culture and Pedagogy, Head of the Learning as Cultural and Social Practice Research Programme, and Director of the Centre for Sociocultural and Activity Theory Research at the University of Bath, UK.

Hugh Lauder is Professor of Education and Political Economy, and Head of the Policy and Management Research Group, at the University of Bath, UK.

Jill Porter is Senior Lecturer in Research Methods and Special Education at the University of Bath, UK.

Table of Contents

Introduction

HARRY DANIELS, HUGH LAUDER AND JILL PORTER

Section 1 How education is understood in different cultures

Introduction to Section 1

HUGH LAUDER

1.1 Pedagogy, culture and the power of comparison

ROBIN ALEXANDER

1.2 Pedagogy and Cultural Convergence

ROGER DALE

1.3 Metaphors in education

ANNA SFARD

Section 2 The person in education

Introduction to section 2

JILL PORTER

2.1 Students’ Development in Theory and Practice: The Doubtful Role of Research

KIERAN EGAN

2.2 Cyberworlds: Children in the Information Age

SARAH L.HOLLOWAY AND GILL VALENTINE

2.3 The learner, the learning process and pedagogy in social context

JULIAN WILLIAMS

2.4 Brain development during adolescence

SARAH-JAYNE BLAKEMORE

2.5 Interrogating student voice: pre-occupations, purposes and possibilities

MICHAEL FIELDING

2.6 The transition to school: Reflections from a contextualist perspective

JONATHAN R.H.TUDGE, LIA B. L. FREITAS AND FABIENNE DOUCET

Section 3 Teachers and Learners

Introduction to section 3

HARRY DANIELS

3.1 Vygotsky, Tutoring and Learning

DAVID WOOD AND HEATHER WOOD

3.2 Becoming a Teacher; a sociocultural analysis of initial teacher education

ANNE EDWARDS

3.3 Teaching as an affective practice

CHRIS JAMES

3.4 Cultivating positive learning dispositions

GUY CLAXTON

3.5 Continuity and Discontinuity in School Transfer

YOLANDE MUSCHAMP

3.6 Moral development and education

WIM WARDEKKER

3.7 The significance of 'I' in living educational theories

JACK WHITEHEAD

3.8 Identity, agency and social practice

WILLIAM LACHICOTTE

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