Education / Kay Wood.
Publication year: 2011
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2011.
ISBN: 9780415589550 (pbk.) : 041558955X (pbk. : alk. paper) 9780415589543 (hardback : alk. p 0415589541 (hardback : alk. pape 9780203809181 (e-book) 0203809181 (e-book)
Education and schooling -- What are the purposes of schooling? -- Who are the students? -- What are we teaching students in schools and universities and why? -- Teaching, learning and assessment -- Alternative views of education -- Education and the world.
This is a lively and engaging introduction to education as an academic subject, taking into account both theory and practice. Covering the schooling system, the nature of knowledge and methods of teaching, it analyses the viewpoints of both teachers and pupils.
Series: The basics
xviii, 170 p. ; 20 cm.
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