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by Melissa Browne – June 26, 2020
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Includes more than 175 entries on a variety of education-related topics. Combines the features of an annotated bibliography and a scholarly encyclopedia to provide an authoritative guide to the current scholarship.
The scholarly study of children and young people is a relatively new multidisciplinary effort that spans multiple epistemologies and methodologies, making it challenging for students and scholars to stay informed. From psychology to labor rights, from ethics to education, Childhood Studies is one of the most active fields in academia today. It encompasses the meanings that adults place on children’s innocence or competence, and interrogates the notion of childhood as a social category.
Presents research and statistics, case studies and best practices, policies and programs. Covers the full spectrum of diversity issues, including race, class, gender, religion, language, exceptionality and the global dimensions of diversity as they relate to education.
Provides a comprehensive introduction to the social and cultural foundations of education. The first two volumes consist of A-Z entries and include essays representing the major disciplines (philosophy, history, sociology, etc.). A third volume is made up of documentary, photographic, and visual resources.
Offers the newest developments in research and scholarly content essential to the field of language teaching and learning in the age of globalization. Includes contributions from non-English speaking parts of the world, providing truly global coverage.
Covers many topics in the field with entries ranging from short descriptions to much longer pieces where the topic warrants more elaboration. The entries provide access to theories and to research in the area and refer to the leading publications for further reading.
Covers the range of methodologies and perspectives via contributions from leading researchers. Because of the ways in which science education scholarship has led to developments in other curriculum areas, the encyclopedia has broad significance.
Provides clear and concise definitions for 1,250 terms that anyone studying education or involved in teaching is likely to encounter. Coverage includes all sectors of education: pre-school, primary, secondary, further and higher education, special needs, adult and continuing education, and work-based learning.
Provides up-to-date, broad and authoritative coverage of the specific terms mostly used in the sciences of learning and its related fields, including relevant areas of instruction, pedagogy, cognitive sciences, and especially machine learning and knowledge engineering.
Presents the latest policies, practices, and theories related to the interdisciplinary field of bilingual and multilingual education. Coverage of language and education issues in specific and diverse regional/geographic contexts, pedagogical issues, and perspectives on the needs of specific learner populations.