In the World Library of Educationalists, international experts themselves compile career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces – extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, major theoretical and practical contributions – so the world can read them in a single manageable volume. Readers will be able tofollow themes and strands of the topic and see how their work contributes to the development of the field. E. C. (Ted) Wragg has spent the last 30 years researching, thinking and writing about some of the key and enduring issues in education. He has directed numerous research projects and contributed over 40 books and 1,000 articles to the field and is regularly asked to commentate on educationalissues for the media. He is an unusual academic, not only a prolific researcher and lecturer, but someone who teaches regularly in both primary and secondary schools. In The Art and Science of Teaching and Learning, Ted Wragg brings together 18 of his key writings in one place, including chapters from his best-selling books, articles from leading journals, and some of his most amusing and importantarticles from his writing for the Times Educational Supplement, the New Statesman and The Guardian. Starting with a specially written Introduction, which gives an overview of his career and contextualises his selection, the chapters are divided into five parts:
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classroom teaching and learning training new and experienced teachers curriculum in action educational policy and itsimplementation communicating with professional and lay people.
Through this book, readers can follow the themes and strands that Ted Wragg has written about for over three decades and clearly see his important contribution to the field of education. E. C. Wragg is Emeritus Professor of Education at the University of Exeter. Contributors to the series include: Richard Aldrich, Stephen J. Ball, JohnElliott, Elliot W. Eisner, Howard Gardner, John K. Gilbert, Ivor F. Goodson, David Labaree, John White, E. C. Wragg.
World Library of Educationalists series
Other books in the series: Lessons from History of Education The selected works of Richard Aldrich Richard Aldrich Education Policy and Social Class The selected works of Stephen J. Ball Stephen J. Ball Reimagining Schools The selected worksof Elliot W. Eisner Elliot W. Eisner Reflecting Where the Action Is The selected works of John Elliott John Elliott Development and Education of the Mind The selected works of Howard Gardner Howard Gardner Constructing Worlds through Science Education The selected works of John K. Gilbert John K. Gilbert Learning, Curriculum and Life Politics The selected works of Ivor F. Goodson Ivor F. GoodsonThe Curriculum and the Child The selected works of John White John White The Art and Science of Teaching and Learning The selected works of Ted Wragg E. C. Wragg
The Art and Science of Teaching and Learning
The selected works of Ted Wragg
E. C. Wragg
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