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Title Learning and teaching in a metropolis / edited by Lynn Ang, John Trushell and Patricia Walker.
Imprint Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, 2010.

Series At the interface/Probing the boundaries, 1570-7113 ; vol. 60. The idea of education
At the interface/probing the boundaries ; v. 60.
At the interface/probing the boundaries. Idea of education.
Subject Education, Urban -- England -- London.
Teaching -- England -- London.
Alt Name Ang, Lynn.
Trushell, John.
Walker, Patricia.
Description 1 online resource (242 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Note Print version record.
Summary This book provides a valuable contribution to our thinking about education in a modern metropolis. One of the strengths of this book is its diversity of topics which range from research with young children to adult learners, and compulsory schooling to higher education. The contributors are concerned with the particular demands of teaching and learning in a diverse educational context such as East London and offer perceptive insights into the complex issues that arise from this experience. This is a thought-provoking and highly informative publication of the research ideas and professional experiences of our current educators. The authors illustrate the rich experience of the ever-evolving field of education by bringing together research and observations from their professional practice. Their aim is to support learning and teaching, through stimulating readers’ thinking about education, pedagogy, ways of learning, and the subjects that they teach. Edited by three authors who have substantial experience in a wide range of educational settings both nationally and internationally, this book is for students, academics, teacher educators and all those who are involved in leading and delivering education in one way or another.
Contents Preliminary Material -- Learning and Teaching in a Metropolis: Introduction / Lynn Ang and John Trushell -- Teacher Training in an Urban Setting: A Story from East London / Neil Herrington , Caroline Brennan and Kathy Wright -- Educating the Outcast? Policy and Practice in the Teaching of Gypsy/Traveller Children / Erika Cudworth and David Cudworth -- To Have and Have Not: Implications for Teacher-trainees on First School Placements in a Diverse Range of ICT Resource Settings / David Morris and John Trushell -- The Men in White Coats: Teacher Trainees' Perceptions of Scientists / Hazel Dorrington and John Trushell -- Constructing and Deconstructing Newly-qualified Teachers' Values in an Urban Context / Gerry Czerniawski -- "If You Could Wave a Magic Wand..." -- Special Educational Needs in London: Diversity, Complexity and Context / Suzanne Mackenzie -- Drumming up Enthusiasm: Using Steel Pans with Adults and Children with Special Educational Needs / Lionel McCalman -- Silent Voices: British Muslim Pupils in Mainstream Schools in East London / Nasima Hassan -- Merely Gestural? Schools as a Site for Posturing against a Theatre of the Depressed / Namita Chakrabarty and John Preston -- Discover as a Learning Environment: Stimulating Creativity and Learning in Diversity / Joanne Kenworthy -- The Commodification of British Higher Education: Trials and Triumphs of Massification in the Metropolitan University. / Patricia Walker -- The SENDA Agenda: The Vision for Inclusive Higher Education / Helen Masterton -- Undergraduate Autonomy and Diversity: Perspectives from a Post-1992 University / Ratha Perumal.
Note English.
ISBN 9789042027961 (electronic bk.)
9042027967 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1163/9789042027961.
OCLC # 566149909
Additional Format Print version: Learning and teaching in a metropolis. Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2010 9789042027954 (OCoLC)526792606

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