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作者 Lea, John
書名 Working in Post-Compulsory Education
出版項 Berkshire : McGraw-Hill Education, 2003
國際標準書號 9780335226122 (electronic bk.)
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說明 1 online resource (201 pages)
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附註 Front cover -- Halftitle -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- About the Contributors -- Abbreviations -- General Introduction -- PART 1POST-COMPULSORYEDUCATION IN CONTEXT -- Chapter 1 Overview: Post-compulsory education in context -- Introduction -- The new vocationalism -- The widening participation agenda -- Conclusion -- Further reading -- Part 1 exercises -- QUESTION TO THINK ABOUT -- Chapter 2 In defence of vocationalism -- Chapter 3 The changed nexus between work and education -- The obsession with work -- The know-nothing society -- The loss of confidence in the academy -- A knowledge revolution? -- Knowledge and 'knowledges' -- The triumph of therapeutic education -- PART 2THE ORGANIZATION OFPOST-COMPULSORYEDUCATION -- Chapter 4 Overview: The organization of post-compulsory education -- Introduction -- PCET cultures -- PCET accountability -- Conclusion -- Further reading -- Part 2 exercises -- QUESTION TO THINK ABOUT -- Chapter 5 Managerialism and professionalism in post-compulsory education -- The legacy of Thatcher and the politics of theThird Way -- The fearful organization in an anxious age -- The anxious college manager -- From managerialism to therapy -- Towards the therapeutic college -- Chapter 6 Accountability and effectiveness in post-compulsory education -- Introduction -- Massification -- Performance management -- Service quality and evaluation -- Evaluation -- Managerialism and professionalism -- Conclusions -- PART 3CONDUCTING RESEARCH INEDUCATIONAL SETTINGS -- Chapter 7 Overview: Conducting research in educational settings -- Introduction -- Methodological and epistemological concerns -- Theory -- Conclusion -- Further reading -- Part 3 exercises -- QUESTION TO THINK ABOUT -- Chapter 8 The case for action research -- Chapter 9 The truths about educational research
There is an educational research culture inFE only in a very special sense (Truth 1) -- Educational research is generally not valued andis often despised (Truth 2) -- Much of what is called 'educational research'today is not really research (Truth 3) -- Real educational research requires a realistapproach and methodology (Truth 4) -- The search for truth has been abandoned(Truth 5) -- Bibliography -- Index -- Back cover
This book looks at the issues facing teachers and trainers currently working in the field of post compulsory education including questions of vocationalism, managerialism, professionalism, accountability, and educational research. Although aimed in part at raising awareness of such issues and the contrasting views which might be held it is intended that readers will use the book to develop an active engagement with these issues. This may be achieved through reflection and evaluation within their own professional context but also through embarking on their own research projects. The book is split into three sections. The first section deals with issues raised by locating post compulsory education within a wider social, political and economic context. The second section looks at issues raised by considering post compulsory education in its organizational context. The third section looks at methodological issues connected with conducting research in post compulsory settings. The format for each section includes overviews with self-assessment exercises, followed by different authors pursuing particular lines of inquiry, finishing with suggestions for ways in which readers might engage in debate and research
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Lea, John Working in Post-Compulsory Education Berkshire : McGraw-Hill Education,c2003 9780335211050
主題 Post-compulsory education
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Alt Author Hayes, Dennis
Armitage, Andy
Lomas, Laurie
Markless, Sharon
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