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Software Goes to School: Teaching for Understanding with New Technologies

David N. Perkins, Judah L. Schwartz, Mary Maxwell West, and Martha Stone Wiske (eds)

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195115772
eISBN:
9780199848041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195115772.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book offers an in-depth examination of how computer technology can play an invaluable part in educational efforts through its unique capacities to support the development of students' ... More


Does Education Really Change Society?: Theoretical Reflections on a Case Study

Geetha B. Nambissan and S. Srinivasa Rao

in Sociology of Education in India: Changing Contours and Emerging Concerns

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082866
eISBN:
9780199082254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082866.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Sociologists and anthropologists always have a sense of unease over what education is doing to society. Does education really make any difference? Or is it only reproducing inequality? And how can ... More


The theory of the gateless gate of home education

Helen E. Lees

in Education without schools: Discovering alternatives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447306412
eISBN:
9781447304289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306412.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

A new theory of education is discussed; not one of learning but of understanding education. The meaning of the empirical data is higlighted and why finding meaning through theoretical framework (of ... More


Innovations in Education

Dana Kaminstein and John Child

in Knowledge, Organization, and Management: Building on the Work of Max Boisot

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199669165
eISBN:
9780191749346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669165.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

Max Boisot left a legacy of educational theory and practice, although it was not a major focus of his writings. Therefore, this chapter attempts to codify some of Max’s innovative approaches to ... More


Nature and Bildung: Pedagogical Naturalism in Nineteenth-Century Germany

Eckhardt Fuchs

in The Moral Authority of Nature

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226136806
eISBN:
9780226136820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226136820.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Despite the discursive and institutional hegemony of neohumanistic philosophers, educationalists, and school officials in the nineteenth century, a subversive discourse aiming at incorporating the ... More


A New Moral Vision: Gender, Religion, and the Changing Purposes of American Higher Education, 1837-1917

Andrea L. Turpin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501704789
eISBN:
9781501706325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704789.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book explores how the entrance of women into US colleges and universities shaped changing ideas about the moral and religious purposes of higher education in unexpected ways, and in turn shaped ... More


Krishnamurti’s Dialogue as Being Open to the ‘Other’

Vikas Baniwal

in J. Krishnamurti and Educational Practice: Social and Moral Vision for Inclusive Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199487806
eISBN:
9780199097715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199487806.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Education

In this chapter, an attempt has been made to reflect on some central questions of education, such as knowing, knowledge, knower, and the relationship between the educator and the educand. This ... More


Vocational Exploration as Transformative Pedagogy: Retrieving the Affective, Educating for Difference

Tracy Wenger Sadd

in Hearing Vocation Differently: Meaning, Purpose, and Identity in the Multi-Faith Academy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190888671
eISBN:
9780190888701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888671.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter argues that the shape and style of classroom teaching make a tremendous difference in the work of bringing vocational reflection into a multi-faith environment. The author draws on ... More


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