The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

Theorising Education

Theorising Education shows basic theoretical moves for the educational imagination by stripping each move down to its most elementary function. The author opens out five basic theoretical moves – each one able to be used with the others, so that, by the end of the book, you will have the beginnings of a theoretical tool kit. This tool kit will enable you to imagine possible educational worlds different from ones you may have already encountered.

A first of its kind, Theorising Education is for the person who wants to learn how to think about education in an active, imaginative and systematic way.

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Format : 240mm x 168mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 224
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2468-1
Publish Year : February 2019
Rights : World Rights

Introduction: How can we theorise education?

Chapter One: Combining states and variables of pedagogy

Chapter Two: Relationships between different regulative principles

Chapter Three: Conceptual integration

Chapter Four: Working with levels

Chapter Five: Rates of change

Chapter Six: Extra examples using states and variables

Chapter Seven: Extra examples using regulative principles

Chapter Eight: Extra examples using conceptual integration

Chapter Nine: Extra examples using levels

Chapter Ten: Extra examples using rates of change

Conclusion

Wayne Hugo is an associate professor at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

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