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Title Perspectives on participation and inclusion : engaging education / edited by Suanne Gibson and Joanna Haynes
Published London ; New York : Continuum, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 171 pages)
Contents Contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction; PART ONE: THE VOICE OF THE LEARNER; 1 Inclusion Versus Neo-liberalism: Empowering the 'Other'; Inclusion: what, when, why, and neo-liberalism -- the barrier; Starting from the learner's perspective; Dialogue and safe spaces versus 'school effectiveness'?; Author's note; 2 Listening to the Voice of the Child in Education; Constructs of child as learner; So what is child?; Children's rights; Initiatives to promote children's participation in education; Conclusion; Author's note
7 Where should Pupils who Experience Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties (SEBD) be Educated?Where do I belong?; Words matter; The historic 'burden' of SEBD; Including pupils who experience SEBD; Mainstream school or special school: does it really matter where pupils are taught?; Belonging and school; Conclusion; Author's note; PART THREE: APPROACHES TO PARTICIPATION; 8 Informal Learning Outdoors; The nature of informal learning; Participation in informal learning outdoors: benefits and learner outcomes
Conclusion: learning with and from Deaf CultureAuthor's note; 5 Freedom, Inclusion and Education; Interpretations of freedom; Education and political liberation; Experimental and alternative education; Mainstream education: freedom through philosophical dialogue; Freedom to think; Conclusion; Author's note; 6 Wellbeing and Education; The idea of wellbeing; What is wellbeing education?; Why wellbeing education now?; Problematizing wellbeing education; Critical voices; Contemporary developments in wellbeing; Conclusion; Author's note
Current debates about challenge and risk in the outdoors and how this might affect participationA pedagogy for outdoor learning?; Author's note; 9 'E's of Access: e-Learning and Widening Participation in Education; The Information Age and the knowledge society; Digital divides; The 'e' is for everything; The nature of e-learning; Where does the learner fit into the 'e'quation?; E is for extended learning; E is for enhanced learning; E is for everywhere learning; E is for exclusion; Conclusion; Author's note; 10 Widening Participation in Adult Education; The Parents as Educators Programme
PART TWO: CRITICAL AND ALTERNATIVE PERSPECTIVES ON PARTICIPATION AND INCLUSION3 Education and After-education: Exploring Learning as a Relational Process; Emotions and learning; Secure attachment; Conceptions of student; The relational psychoanalytic lens; Emotion, cognition and student identity; Imagination, disturbance and education; Identificatory confusion; Alternative ways of reading classroom spaces; Conclusion; Author's note; 4 Including Deaf Culture: Deaf Young People and Participation; Experiences of exclusion; Inclusion in whose culture?; Specialist provision or inclusion?
Summary Perspectives on Participation and Inclusion draws on the research and scholarship of academics working in the field of Education Studies. The writers are concerned with enduring yet contemporary themes: making education engaging and vital for both learners and educators, and achieving wider participation and more effective and meaningful inclusion for all. - The book draws on philosophical ideas and educational theories, practical examples and case studies in a wide variety of educational settings and styles. - Through the medium of brief ''edu-autobiography'', each chapter is situated in
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Inclusive education -- Great Britain.
Mainstreaming in education -- Great Britain.
Form Electronic book
Author Gibson, Suanne.
Haynes, Joanna, 1953-
LC no. 2008039235
ISBN 1282876708
1441190163 (electronic bk.)
9781441190161 (electronic bk.)