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Love and Compassion: Exploring their Role in Education
Love and Compassion: Exploring their Role in Education
By John P. Miller

In Love and Compassion, John P. Miller explores different forms of love, including self-love, the love of others, compassion, the love of learning, as well as nonviolence, and how they have the potential to improve education.

Available Feb 2018
Catholic Education in the Wake of Vatican II
Catholic Education in the Wake of Vatican II
Edited by Rosa Bruno-Jofré and Jon Igelmo Zaldívar

Catholic Education in the Wake of Vatican II is the first work dedicated to the effects of the Second Vatican Council on catholic education in various national and cultural contexts.

Published Sep 2017
Classroom Action: Human Rights, Critical Activism, and Community-Based Education
Classroom Action: Human Rights, Critical Activism, and Community-Based Education
Edited by Ajay Heble

Building on the concept of a “teaching community,” Heble and his contributors explore what it might mean for teachers and students to reach outside the walls of the classroom and attempt to establish meaningful connections between the ideas and theories they have learned and the broader community beyond campus.

Published May 2017
Pathways for Remembering and Recognizing Indigenous Thought in Education: Philosophies of Iethi'nihstenha Ohwentsia'kekha (Land)
Pathways for Remembering and Recognizing Indigenous Thought in Education: Philosophies of Iethi'nihstenha Ohwentsia'kekha (Land)
By Sandra D. Styres

Pathways for Remembering and Recognizing Indigenous Thought in Education is an exploration into some of the shared cross-cultural themes that inform and shape Indigenous thought and Indigenous educational philosophy.

Published Mar 2017
Literary and Educational Writings, 1 and 2: Volume 1: Antibarbari / Parabolae. Volume 2: De copia / De ratione studii
Literary and Educational Writings, 1 and 2: Volume 1: Antibarbari / Parabolae. Volume 2: De copia / De ratione studii

By Desiderus Erasmus

Edited by Craig R. Thompson

These volumes are concerned with literature and education. Each translation is introduced by the translator, and a general introduction by the editor discusses the significance of each of the works, its relation to the others, and its subsequent fortunes. Wallace K. Ferguson provides an introductory essay, 'The Works of Erasmus.'

Published May 2016
Adaptive Education: An Inquiry-Based Institution
Adaptive Education: An Inquiry-Based Institution
By Robert VanWynsberghe and Andrew C. Herman

Adaptive Education explains how schools and universities can incorporate research processes into their activities, institutionalize a policy of inquiry and experimentation, and make teaching an evidence-based profession.

Published Apr 2016
Teacher Education in a Transnational World
Teacher Education in a Transnational World
Edited by Rosa Bruno-Jofré and James Scott Johnston

Teacher Education in a Transnational World discusses the historical, sociological, and philosophical issues associated with teacher education in a global context.

Published Nov 2014
Journeys: Reconceptualizing Early Childhood Practices through Pedagogical Narration
Journeys: Reconceptualizing Early Childhood Practices through Pedagogical Narration
By Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw, Fikile Nxumalo, Laurie Kocher, Enid Elliot, and Alejandra Sanchez
The authors use stories they collected during a collaborative study to offer a range of possibilities for alternative childhood pedagogies. Cutting edge, yet practical; detailed in its analysis, yet inspiring, this book is a boon to the field of early childhood and primary education studies.
Published Oct 2014
Longing for Justice: Higher Education and Democracy's Agenda
Longing for Justice: Higher Education and Democracy's Agenda
By Jennifer S. Simpson

Longing for Justice combines personal narrative with critical analysis to make the case for educational practices that connect to questions of democracy, justice, and the common good.

Published Oct 2014
Youth Work: An Institutional Ethnography of Youth Homelessness
Youth Work: An Institutional Ethnography of Youth Homelessness
By Naomi Nichols

Youth Work is a sophisticated examination of the troubling experiences of young people living outside the care of parents or guardians, as well as of the difficulties of the frontline workers who take responsibility for assisting them.

Published Aug 2014