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Adaptive Education - An Inquiry-Based Institution

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The obstacles that prevent the latest educational research reaching the classroom are daunting: few channels to communicate the results of educational research, fewer opportunities for teachers to participate in research themselves, and little support for honing a scientific approach to teaching. The solution, according to Robert VanWynsberghe and Andrew C. Herman, is radical but simple: transform the educational institution itself into a laboratory for continuous experimentation. Inspired by the pragmatist theories of John Dewey and Roberto Unger, Adaptive Education explains how schools and universities can incorporate research processes into their activities, institutionalise a policy of inquiry and experimentation, and make teaching an evidence-based profession. An audacious proposal to reform the education system from the ground up, Adaptive Education is a road-map for creating an institution that empowers teachers, parents, and the community to innovate, adapt, and explore.

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Author(s):
Robert VanWynsberghe and Andrew C. Herman
Condition:
As new
Edition:
First 2016
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
144263040X
ISBN-13:
9781442630406
Number of pages:
136
Publisher:
Toronto University Press
Title:
Adaptive Education - An Inquiry-Based Institution

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The obstacles that prevent the latest educational research reaching the classroom are daunting: few channels to communicate the results of educational research, fewer opportunities for teachers to participate in research themselves, and little support for honing a scientific approach to teaching. The solution, according to Robert VanWynsberghe and Andrew C. Herman, is radical but simple: transform the educational institution itself into a laboratory for continuous experimentation. Inspired by the pragmatist theories of John Dewey and Roberto Unger, Adaptive Education explains how schools and universities can incorporate research processes into their activities, institutionalise a policy of inquiry and experimentation, and make teaching an evidence-based profession. An audacious proposal to reform the education system from the ground up, Adaptive Education is a road-map for creating an institution that empowers teachers, parents, and the community to innovate, adapt, and explore.

This copy is in almost as new condition.

Author(s):
Robert VanWynsberghe and Andrew C. Herman
Condition:
As new
Edition:
First 2016
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
144263040X
ISBN-13:
9781442630406
Number of pages:
136
Publisher:
Toronto University Press
Title:
Adaptive Education - An Inquiry-Based Institution

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