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Making Sense of Mass Education - Gordon Tait

Making Sense of Mass Education


Published: 9th October 2015
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Booktopia Comments

Macquarie University EDUC106: Education: The Social & Historical Context
Deakin University - Burwood ETP102: Social contexts of education
Queensland University of Technology - Kelvin Grove EDP416: Professional Practice of Educators (GDipEd)
Queensland University of Technology - Kelvin Grove LCB003: Education and Society 1
Queensland University of Technology - Kelvin Grove EDB003: Teaching & Learning Studies 3
University of Queensland - St Lucia EDUC1708: Education & Aust Society

Product Description

Making Sense of Mass Education provides an engaging and accessible analysis of traditional issues associated with mass education. The book challenges preconceptions about social class, gender and ethnicity discrimination; highlights the interplay between technology, media, popular culture and schooling; and inspects the relevance of ethics and philosophy in the modern classroom. This new edition has been comprehensively updated to provide current information regarding literature, statistics and legal policies, and significantly expands on the previous edition's structure of derailing traditional myths about education as a point of discussion. It also features two new chapters on Big Data and Globalisation and what they mean for the Australian classroom. Written for students, practising teachers and academics alike, Making Sense of Mass Education summarises the current educational landscape in Australia and looks at fundamental issues in society as they relate to education.

Part I. Re-assessing the Three Pillars: Modern and Postmodern Sociologies of Education:
1. Social class
2. Gender
3. Race/ethnicity
Part II. The Foundations of an Alternative Approach: Education and Governance:
4. Governance
5. Subjectivity
6. Pre-adulthood
7. Big data
Part III. Cultural Contexts of Contemporary Education:
8. The media
9. Popular culture
10. Technology
11. Globalisation
Part IV. Philosophy and Mass Education:
12. Philosophy
13. Ethics and the law
14. Truth and postcolonialism

ISBN: 9781107432369
ISBN-10: 1107432367
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 369
Published: 9th October 2015
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 25.5 x 19.0  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.74
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised