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Christopher Winch

Philosophy and Educational Policy
by John Gingell ~ Hardback

This book is designed to provide an up-to-date introduction to the philosophy of education. It addresses many of the 'traditional' topics in the field, as well as more contemporary policy issues in education, including: * values, aims and society * culture and the curriculum * learning: knowledge ...

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$548.00
The Philosophy of Human Learning
by Christopher Winch ~ Paperback / softback

The Philosophy of Human Learning addresses current concerns with the nature of human learning from a distinctive philosophical perspective. Using insights derived from the work of Wittgenstein, it mounts a vigorous attack on influential contemporary accounts of learning, both in the 'romantic' Rouss...

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$165.00
Education, Autonomy and Critical Thinking
by Christopher Winch ~ Paperback / softback

The concepts of autonomy and of critical thinking are of key importance in many contemporary accounts of the aims of education. Education, Autonomy and Critical Thinking analyzes their relationship to each other and to education, explores their roles in mortality and politics, and examines the part ...

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Using Educational Research to Inform Practice
by Lorraine Foreman-Peck ~ Paperback / softback

This book gives practical guidance on how educational research can inform professional practice. Written in a clear and accessible style, it details the way in which evidence based knowledge can be used to develop teaching and learning, bringing together a range of resources for all levels of reader...

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$125.00
Guide to Vocational Education and Training
by Christopher Winch ~ Paperback / softback

This is an accessible and clearly written survival guide to Vocational Education and Training in the UK. Christopher Winch draws on recent research to answer key questions such as: Why is VET such an important area? How can European models be used to develop VET in the UK? How is VET structured and ...

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$218.00
The Philosophy of Human Learning
by Christopher Winch ~ Hardback

The Philosophy of Human Learning addresses current concerns with the nature of human learning from a distinctive philosophical perspective. Using insights derived from the work of Wittgenstein, it mounts a vigorous attack on influential contemporary accounts of learning, both in the 'romantic' Rous...

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$574.00
Reading, Writing and Reasoning
by Gavin J. Fairbairn ~ Paperback / softback

"A concise and useful guide, which provides an overview of the skills necessary to good reviewing ... Dealing clearly with traditional sources such as books and journals alongside recent developments such as wikis, blogs, and other online material, this handbook provides students with not only the b...

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$77.00
Dimensions of Expertise
by Christopher Winch ~ Hardback

This title opens up the debate into the nature of skill, skilfulness and expertise in vocational and professional education. A detailed philosophical debate on the nature of expertise is long overdue and "Dimensions of Expertise" opens up that debate. Christopher Winch firstly explores an account of...

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$468.00
Language, Ability and Educational Achievement
by Christopher Winch ~ Paperback / softback

This title, first published in 1990, engages in the current debates about the teaching of literacy and the reform of education. Based on his dissatisfaction with prevalent theories of educational achievement and his experience of teaching in elementary schools, Winch argues that the dichotomy of bio...

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$130.00
Knowledge, Skills and Competence in the European Labour Market
by Linda Clarke ~ Hardback

For the free movement of labour across the European Union, establishing transparency and comparability of qualifications across member states is vital. This book examines how qualifications, knowledge, skills and competences are understood in different national contexts and trans-nationally and re...

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$495.00
Philosophy of Education: The Key Concepts
by John Gingell ~ Paperback / softback

This new edition of Philosophy of Education: The Key Concepts is an easy to use A-Z guide summarizing all the key terms, ideas and issues central to the study of educational theory today. Fully updated, the book is cross-referenced throughout and contains pointers to further reading, as well as new ...

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$104.00
Dimensions of Expertise
by Christopher Winch ~ Paperback / softback

A detailed philosophical debate on the nature of expertise is long overdue and Dimensions of Expertise opens up that debate. Christopher Winch firstly explores an account of know-how, derived primarily from the pioneering work of Gilbert Ryle, and moves on to relate this epistemological debate to d...

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$120.00
Philosophy and Educational Policy
by John Gingell ~ Paperback / softback

This book is designed to provide an up-to-date introduction to the philosophy of education. It addresses many of the 'traditional' topics in the field, as well as more contemporary policy issues in education, including: * values, aims and society * culture and the curriculum * learning: knowledge ...

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$159.00
Teachers' Know-How
by Christopher Winch ~ Paperback / softback

Teachers' Know-How: A Philosophical Investigation presents a comprehensive and up to date philosophical treatment of the kinds of knowledge and "know-how" that educators should possess. Offers an original and in-depth study of teachers' know-how which situates teaching within the spectrum of pr...

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$70.00
Education, Work and Social Capital
by Christopher Winch ~ Hardback

This text provides an integrated treatment of the relationship between political economy and vocational education at the beginning of the 21st century. It provides a comprehensive, integrated treatment of the relationship between the aims of economic activity and those of education. Approaching the ...

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$548.00
Quality and Education
by Christopher Winch ~ Paperback / softback

There are now widespread debates about the role of the state and the nature of accountability in the public services, in philosophical and political arenas. This book addresses the major practical and philosophical issues in the area of education, focusing on the way in which quality education is v...

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$94.00
Using Educational Research to Inform Practice
by Lorraine Foreman-Peck ~ Hardback

This book gives practical guidance on how educational research can inform professional practice. Written in a clear and accessible style, it details the way in which evidence based knowledge can be used to develop teaching and learning, bringing together a range of resources for all levels of reader...

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$442.00