Introduction to Education Studies (Education Studies: Key Issues Series)

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9780857029119: Introduction to Education Studies (Education Studies: Key Issues Series)

Education Studies is a broad, multi-disciplinary and rapidly growing field. Now fully updated, Introduction to Education Studies has proven itself to be the key text for novices in the field for over a decade, leading readers through the field's key strands, concepts and applications without assuming any prior knowledge.

Bartlett and Burton provide first-time students with all the tools that they need to approach Education Studies and also encourage a critical, questioning approach which will put them in good stead for further study and professional practice.

The new edition includes:

-A new chapter on 'SEN and Inclusion'.

-A new chapter on the 'Historical Context of Education Policy.

-A new chapter on 'Citizenship Education'.

-More international, comparative examples

The book will also be even easier to use than in previous editions, with thorough improvements to its structure and design.

Steve Bartlett is Professor of Education Studies at the University of Wolverhampton.

Diana Burton is Professor of Education and Pro Vice Chancellor at Liverpool John Moores University.

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About the Author:

Steve’s research interests are in practitioner research where he has worked with networks of teachers on the development of their classroom evaluations. He has also been involved with the development of Education Studies as a subject in HE. Steve has been chair of the British Education Studies Association and was more recently involved in the review of the Education Studies Subject Benchmarks for QAA.

Steve currently teaches research methods on the master’s in leadership and management and education studies on the combined awards program.

Diana Burton is Professor of Education and Director of the Centre for Developmental and Applied Research in Education at the University of Wolverhampton. She was formerly Pro Vice-Chancellor and Professor of Education at Liverpool John Moores University, where she was previously Dean of Education. She worked for many years at Manchester Metropolitan University leading teacher education programmes and was a secondary school teacher before that.

Diana has a Masters and PhD in the field of Educational Psychology. She is the author of a number of books and articles on pupil learning, teacher development, educating children with behavioural, emotional and social disadvantage, citizenship and social justice. She is a fellow of the Royal Academy for the Society of the Arts, and the Higher Education Academy and an active member of the British Education Research Association.

Review:

'Highly readable and comprehensive introduction to education studies'
- Robert Legg, Senior Lecturer, Westminster Institute of Education at Oxford Brookes University

'The authors have provided an essential companion to studies in Education. Importantly, it reinforces the neccessity of a multi-disciplinary approach to the understanding of contested educational ideas and practices in a contemporary context'
- Dave Trotman, Newman University College

Praise for the second edition:

`The authors have provided an important resource for student study in education. Importantly, it reinforces the necessity of a multi-disciplinary approach to the understanding of contested educational process and practices in a contemporary context'
- Dave Trotman, Escalate

'This is a good introductory text book which introduces students to essential concepts they will encounter in the study of education. Throughout, the book has useful sections for reflecting on learning'
- Dr Claire Tupling, Department of Childhood Studies, Canterbury Christ Church University



In my opinion, the strengths of this text are many. First, it is very readable; the tone is engaging and encourages the reader to work through the whole text. Secondly, the fact that a companion website has been created to support the books is of particular significance. The third strength is the inclusion of reader reflexion boxes, containing questions or topics for consideration.  Finally, a recommended reading list at the end of each chapter, identifying relevant additional reading on each of the topics, provides the student with a complete ‘learning package’. (Moira Bailey Scottish Educational Review 2013-11-08)

Bartlett and Burton’s Introduction to Education Studies represents a fine piece of scholarship and research, a text both readable in its approach and stimulating in its presentation for the contemporary student of education. (Daniel H. Jarvis)

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