Education: A Very Short Introduction download free [PDF and Ebook] by Gary Thomas

Education: A Very Short Introduction download free [PDF and Ebook] by Gary Thomas year 2013
  • Book name: Education: A Very Short Introduction
  • Author: Gary Thomas
  • Release date: 2013/8/18
  • Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Society and Social Sciences
  • ISBN: 9780199643264
  • Rating: 7.4 of 10
  • Votes: 775
  • Review by: Maya Blaylock
  • Review rating: 7.49 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/19
  • Total pages: 160
  • Includes a PDF summary of 17 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: From the schools of ancient times to the present day, Gary Thomas explores how and why education has evolved has it has. Examining education worldwide, he explains the way schools work, noting how curricula are remarkably consistent around the world. Delving into some of the big questions, Thomas explores the history of education in this Very Short Introduction. Considering various styles such as progressive versus formal, he also explores the ideas of someof the big theorists, including Piaget and Vygotsky. Looking at different forms of education and styles of teaching, he considers the ways in which education is being improved by matching styles of learning to teaching, and ensuring that schools are more inclusive and meaningful for a broader range of students. He finishes by considering the ways in which education may develop over the coming century. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 7H41M20S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Teaching Resources & Education
  • Available formats: WORD, DjVu, TXT, PRC, LRF, DOC, EPUB, PDF. Compressed in RPM, TZO, ZIP, RAR
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 8.15 USD
  • Dimensions: 114x173x10mm
  • Weight: 141g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Oxford, United Kingdom
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