The field of education is a vital component of today’s society, enriching and facilitating the attainment of new knowledge. Progress continues to be achieved in this area as new methods are envisioned that increase education’s value.
Transforming the Future of Learning with Educational Research brings together diverse perspectives that underscore the importance of research practices toward the enrichment of teaching. Highlighting themes of learning, diversity, education communities, and student wellbeing, this book is an essential reference source for teacher educators, researchers, teaching practitioners, and professionals interested in the value of research within the field of education.
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Citing the Flinders Educational Futures Research Institute (FEFRI) as a supportive structure within which researchers and practitioners can collaborate on projects of mutual professional interest, Askell-Williams presents a collaborative endeavor that represents the broad scope of FEFRI members’ and associates’ research interests. Six themes link the chapters and other contemporary published works: what education is for, the relational nature of education, strengths and empowerment, making the implicit explicit, diversity and pluralism, and the importance of context. Seventeen chapters are divided into five sections: learning; diversity; communities of practice; student mental health and well being; reflecting.
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