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Classroom Issues : Practice, Pedagogy and Curriculum - Mal Leicester

Classroom Issues

Practice, Pedagogy and Curriculum

By: Mal Leicester (Editor), Sohan Modgil (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 16th December 1999
ISBN: 9780750710046
Number Of Pages: 268

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A comprehensive treatment of the current concern with values in education. In six volumes, a team of over 120 contributors and experts from around the world examine the issues and place them in a context of culture and diversity. Volumes 1 to 3 provide a wide-ranging consideration of the diversity of values in education at all levels, and thus represents a framework for the focus of Volumes 4 to 6, which focus more specifically on values education (moral, religious, spiritual and political). Overall the six volumes bring together the fundamental domain of values with the important issue of pluralism and the world of independent cultural traditions, to generate new, fruitful and progressive reflection and exemplars of good practice. Handomsley bound and printed they are an essential reference tool and represent a significant contribution of interest and benefit to educators, policy makers, parents, academic, researchers and student teachers.
Volume 3 provides a focus on the classroom, pedagogy, curriculum development, such as mathematics and technology, as well as the more familiar terrain of literature and drama. A particularly useful section deals with aesthetic education.

List of Contributorsp. vi
Editors' Forewordp. vii
Classroom Practice
Value Issues in Developing Children's Thinkingp. 3
Cooperative Learning, Values, and Culturally Plural Classroomsp. 15
Explicit Values in the Classroom: Is it Possible?p. 29
Growing up Today: Children Talking about Social Issuesp. 40
Discussion of Values and the Value of Discussionp. 51
Pedagogy
The Way Tests Teach: Children's Theories of How Much Testing is Fair in Schoolp. 61
Cultural Diversity: Concept and Ideology as a Pedagogical Resource?p. 77
Motivating Students to Succeed: The Work of Birmingham Compact 1988-94p. 85
Mapping Schooling Types and Pedagogies within Different Values Frameworksp. 96
Curriculum
The (Multicultural) Educational Value of the Aesthetic Dimension of Experiencep. 111
Cultural Diversity in Art Educationp. 122
Who Decides for Posterity? On the Concept of Classical Artp. 134
The Use of Stories in Intercultural Educationp. 145
Aesthetics, The Arts and Post-School Educationp. 156
Values and Visions: Values Education in a Pluralist Societyp. 165
Tolerating the Alien: Empathy in History Educationp. 176
Language Education for a Pluralistic Societyp. 185
The Role of Values in Psychology: Implications for a Reformed Curriculump. 198
Sexuality Education, Values, and Cultural Diversity: International Developments and Questions Arisingp. 212
Mathematics as Social Practice in a South African Workplace Contextp. 222
Design and Technology Education for a Pluralist Societyp. 236
Indexp. 248
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ISBN: 9780750710046
ISBN-10: 0750710047
Series: Education, Culture, and Values : Book 3
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 268
Published: 16th December 1999
Publisher: FALMER PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 28.37 x 22.5  x 2.36
Weight (kg): 1.09
Edition Number: 1

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