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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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