Education

Routledge Education Handbooks exemplify the sector’s interdisciplinary and evolving scholarship, addressing the most recent advances in Educational Foundations, Educational Psychology, Literacy, Measurement and Assessment, Research Methods, and more. Key topics include distance education, equity and diversity in leadership, motivation, multicultural classrooms, policy, teacher preparation, test development, and beyond. Through global scope and perspectives, these volumes present dynamic, internationally relevant research and reflection by leading editors and contributors across established and emerging areas of study. This subject’s full title listing can be downloaded here. As long as there are a minimum of titles available within a subject area then these titles can be purchased within a Subject Collection. New Subject Collections are created annually as new titles are added to the platform.



There is widespread agreement that schools should contribute to the moral development and character formation of their students.
Responding to disruptive or troubled pupils with emotional and behavioural difficulties (EBD) remains a highly topical issue.
Building on the foundation set in Volume I—a landmark synthesis of research in the field—Volume II is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art new volume highlighting new and emerging research perspectives.
Co-published by the Center for Applied Linguistics Timely and comprehensive, this state-of-the-art overview of major issues related to heritage, community, and Native American languages in the United ...
Over the last decade, the educational context for students with disabilities has significantly changed primarily as a result of mandates contained in NCLB and IDEA.
How and what to teach about religion is controversial in every country.
The Routledge International Companion to Gifted Education is a ground-breaking collection of fully-referenced chapters written by many of the most highly-respected authorities on the subject from arou...
The Handbook of Ethical Educational Leadership brings together an array of key authors to provide comprehensive coverage of the field of ethical educational leadership.
The environment and contested notions of sustainability are increasingly topics of public interest, political debate, and legislation across the world.
The International Handbook of Teacher and School Development brings together a collection of research and evidence-based authoritative writings which focus on international teacher and school developm...
Comprehensive and authoritative, this Handbook provides a nuanced description and analysis of educational systems, practices, and policies in Asian countries and explains and interprets these practice...
Compilations of research on teacher preparation often include no more than a cursory mention of the specific roles and needs of special education teachers.
The concept of creative learning extends far beyond Arts-based learning or the development of individual creativity.
Continuing its calling to define the field and where it is going, the Second Edition of this landmark handbook brings up to date its comprehensive reportage of scholarly developments and school curric...
This landmark volume provides a broad-based, comprehensive, state-of-the-art overview of current knowledge and research into second language teaching and learning.
Collaborative learning has become an increasingly important part of education, but the research supporting it is distributed across a wide variety of fields including social, cognitive, developmental,...
Special education is now an established part of public education in the United States—by law and by custom.
This book brings together for the first time research informing leadership practice in special education from preschool through transition into post-secondary settings.
Transition from secondary education to adulthood represents a period during which adolescents with disabilities face multiple responsibilities and changing roles that include establishing independence...
Self-regulated learning (or self-regulation) refers to the process whereby learners personally activate and sustain cognitions, affects, and behaviours that are systematically oriented toward the atta...
During the past twenty years researchers have made exciting progress in the science of learning (i.
Now in its third edition, the Handbook of Research on Teaching the English Language Arts—sponsored by the International Reading Association and the National Council of Teachers of English—offers an in...
As our understanding of learning focuses on the whole person rather than individual aspects of learning, so the process of learning is beginning to be studied from a wide variety of perspectives and d...
The Routledge International Handbook of Innovation Education is the international reference work on innovation education and potentially opens an entirely new direction in education.
The academic fields of religion and values have become the focus of renewed interest in contemporary thinking about human activity and its motivations.
This Handbook provides a comprehensive and international representation of state-of-the art research, theory, and practice related to principal areas in which significant developments are occurring in...
The second edition continues the mission of bringing together important new mathematics education research that makes a difference in both theory and practice.
This comprehensive handbook offers a beautifully balanced view of the emerging field of multicultural school psychology.
Sponsored by the Association for Education Finance and Policy (AEFP), this groundbreaking new handbook assembles in one place the existing research-based knowledge in education finance and policy, the...
The Handbook of Reading Research is the research Handbook for the field.
The Handbook of Research on the Education of Young Children is the essential reference on research on early childhood education throughout the world.
The Handbook of Family Literacy, 2e, provides the most comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of family literacy of any available book.
This landmark volume is the first to bring together leading scholarship on children’s and young adult literature from three intersecting disciplines: Education, English, and Library and Information Sc...
Co-published by Routledge for the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Educational policy continues to be of major concern.
Despite the fact that test development is a growth industry that cuts across all levels of education and all the professions, there has never been a comprehensive, research-oriented Handbook to which ...
Classroom management is a topic of enduring concern for teachers, administrators, and the public.
Sponsored by Division 15 of APA, the second edition of this groundbreaking book has been expanded to 41 chapters that provide unparalleled coverage of this far-ranging field.
The mission of this forty-eight chapter Handbook is to provide a comprehensive reference source that integrates counseling theory, research and practice into one volume.
Parts one and two of this volume present the theoretical lenses used to study the social contexts of education.
Children spend more time in school than in any social institution outside the home.
The third edition of this award-winning Handbook continues the mission of its predecessors: to provide a comprehensive compendium of research in all aspects of distance education, arguably the most si...
The Routledge International Companion to Educational Psychology brings together expert practitioners, researchers, and teachers from five continents to produce a unique and global guide to the core to...
Bringing together a wide range of research on reading disabilities, this comprehensive Handbook extends current discussion and thinking beyond a narrowly defined psychometric perspective.
Bringing together scholars, public intellectuals, and activists from across the field of education, the Handbook of Public Pedagogy explores and maps the terrain of this burgeoning field.
The Handbook of Youth Prevention Science describes current research and practice in mental health preventive interventions for youth.
Now in its second edition, the Handbook of Research in School Consultation provides the field of school-based consultation with a comprehensive volume examining research perspectives and methodologies...
Increased demands for colleges and universities to engage in outcomes assessment for accountability purposes have accelerated the need to bridge the gap between higher education practice and the field...
For more than a decade, there has been growing interest and research on the pivotal role of emotions in educational settings.
Conceptual change research investigates the processes through which learners substantially revise prior knowledge and acquire new concepts.
This handbook illustrates how education scholars employ Critical Race Theory (CRT) as a framework to bring attention to issues of race and racism in education.
The Handbook of School Violence and School Safety: International Research and Practice has become the premier resource for educational and mental health professionals and policymakers seeking to imple...
The Handbook of Design in Educational Technology provides up-to-date, comprehensive summaries and syntheses of recent research pertinent to the design of information and communication technologies to ...
This volume brings together leading scholars in urban education to focus on inner city matters, specifically as they relate to educational research, theory, policy, and practice.
Winner of the AECT Division of Distance Learning (DDL) Distance Education Book Award! This handbook provides a comprehensive compendium of research in all aspects of mobile learning, one of the most s...
Understanding the factors that encourage young people to become active agents in their own learning is critical.
Edited by three authorities in the field, this Handbook presents contributions from experts across the world who report the cutting-edge of international research.
This volume offers the most comprehensive, up-to-date description of the wide array of second language programs currently available to undergraduate students in the United States and abroad.
This Handbook is designed to help cooperative education and internship professionals and employers design, carry out, and disseminate quality research and evaluation studies of work-based education.
In Volume III, as in Volumes I and II, the classic topics of reading are included--from vocabulary and comprehension to reading instruction in the classroom--and, in addition, each contributor was ask...
The Handbook of Research Design in Mathematics and Science Education is based on results from an NSF-supported project (REC 9450510) aimed at clarifying the nature of principles that govern the effect...
How does the brain represent number and make mathematical calculations? What underlies the development of numerical and mathematical abilities? What factors affect the learning of numerical concepts a...
Until about two decades ago, the study of writing systems and their relationship to literacy acquisition was sparse and generally modeled after studies of English language learners.
Written by a mix of established and rising stars in school politics, policy, law, finance, and reform this comprehensive Handbook provides a three part framework that helps organize this relatively ne...
Teacher beliefs play a fundamental role in the education landscape.
Mathematics plays an important part in every person’s life, so why isn’t everyone good at it? The Routledge International Handbook of Dyscalculia and Mathematical Learning Difficulties brings together...
Published for the American Educational Research Association by Routledge.
The field of classroom management is not a neatly organized line of inquiry, but rather consists of many disparate topics and orientations that draw from multiple disciplines.
The Handbook of Art Therapy has become the standard introductory text into the theory and practice of art therapy in a variety of settings.
This volume is a detailed and up-to-date reference work providing an authoritative overview of the main issues in higher education around the world today.
The Handbook of Social Justice in Education, a comprehensive and up-to-date review of the field, addresses, from multiple perspectives, education theory, research, and practice in historical and ...
The time is right for this comprehensive, state-of-the-art Handbook that analyzes, integrates, and summarizes theoretical advances and research findings on adult development and learning - a rapidly g...
Education has fought long and hard to gain acceptance as a profession and, since professionals by definition use data to shape the decisions they make, education has little choice but to continue movi...
This Handbook is the most comprehensive and up-to-date source available for college reading and study strategy practitioners and administrators.
The Routledge International Handbook of Critical Education is the first authoritative reference work to provide an international analysis of the relationship between power, knowledge, education, and s...
The Handbook of Research and Policy in Art Education marks a milestone in the field of art education.
This landmark volume offers an introduction to the field of teaching Arabic as a foreign or second language.
Sponsored by the University Council of Educational Administration (UCEA), the British Educational Leadership, Management, and Administration Society (BELMAS), and the Commonwealth Council for Educatio...
Providing a comprehensive review of rigorous, innovative, and critical scholarship relevant to educational issues which impact Latinos, this Handbook captures the field at this point in time.
This collection brings together many of the world’s leading sociologists of education to explore and address key issues and concerns within the discipline.
Providing comprehensive coverage of the theoretical bases of metacognition and its applications to educational practice, this compendium of focused and in-depth discussions from leading scholars in th...
The International Handbook of e-Learning, Volume 1 provides a comprehensive compendium of research and theory in all aspects of e-learning, one of the most significant ongoing global developments in t...
The International Handbook of e-Learning, Volume 2 provides a comprehensive compendium of implementation and practice in all aspects of e-learning, one of the most significant ongoing global developme...
This International Handbook brings together leading writers on Arts in Education to provide a much-needed, authoritative guide to the main debates in the field and an informed account of contemporary ...
The Routledge Handbook of Literacy Studies offers a comprehensive view of the field of language and literacy studies.
The Routledge International Handbook of Research on Teaching Thinking is a comprehensive guide to research on teaching thinking.
Situated at the intersection of two of the most important areas in educational research today — literacy and technology — this handbook draws on the potential of each while carving out important new t...
The Handbook of Research on Writing ventures to sum up inquiry over the last few decades on what we know about writing and the many ways we know it: How do people write? How do they learn to write and...
This Handbook presents the latest thinking and current examples of design research in education.
The Routledge Handbook of Educational Linguistics provides a comprehensive survey of the core and current language-related issues in educational contexts.
The Handbook of Research on Teaching Literacy Through the Communicative and Visual Arts, Volume II brings together state-of-the-art research and practice on the evolving view of literacy as encompassi...
This handbook synthesizes both contemporary research and best practices in early childhood teacher education, a unique segment of teacher education defined by its focus on child development, the role ...
The central unifying theme of this state-of-the-art contribution to research on literacy is its rethinking and reconceptualization of individual differences in reading.
The International Handbook of Educational Effectiveness and Improvement draws together leading academics and researchers in the field to reflect on the history, traditions and the most recent developm...
This handbook provides all those teaching in higher and further education with a reference on how to develop and use a "toolkit" which is capable of exploring and assessing all the relevant aspects of...
This timely Handbook takes stock of the range of debates that characterise the field of international education and development, and suggests key aspects of a research agenda for the next period.
The second edition of the Handbook of Test Development provides graduate students and professionals with an up-to-date, research-oriented guide to the latest developments in the field.
This revised edition of the Handbook of Education Politics and Policy presents the latest research and theory on the most important topics within the field of the politics of education.
The Routledge Handbook of Philosophies and Theories of Early Childhood Education and Care brings together leading writers in the field to provide a much-needed, authoritative guide to the major philos...
In an era characterized by the rapid evolution of the concept of literacy, the Handbook of Research on Teaching Literacy Through the Communicative and Visual Arts focuses on multiple ways in which lea...
Co-Published by Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group and the Association of Teacher Educators.
The Handbook of Social Influences in School Contexts draws from a growing body of research on how and why various aspects of social relationships and contexts contribute to children’s social and acade...
The Routledge Handbook of English for Academic Purposes provides an accessible, authoritative and comprehensive introduction to English for Academic Purposes (EAP), covering the main theories, concept...
This is the first handbook to cover the sociological approaches to higher education.
The Handbook of Human and Social Conditions in Assessment is the first book to explore assessment issues and opportunities occurring due to the real world of human, cultural, historical, and societal ...
The Handbook of Research on the Education of School Leaders brings together empirical research on leadership preparation and development to provide a comprehensive overview and synthesis of what we kn...
The first fully comprehensive review of theory, research and practice in physical education to be published in over a decade, this handbook represents an essential, evidence-based guide for all studen...
The Handbook of Research-Based Practices for Educating Students with Intellectual Disability provides an integrated, transdisciplinary overview of research-based practices for teaching students w...
The rising reliance on testing in American education and for licensure and certification has been accompanied by an escalation in cheating on tests at all levels.
Volume III of the Handbook of Research in Second Language Teaching and Learning, like Volumes I and II, is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art overview of current research into social contexts of second...
For artists, scholars, researchers, educators and students of arts theory interested in culture and the arts, a proper understanding of the questions surrounding ‘interculturality’ and the arts requir...
This rich and diverse collection offers a range of perspectives and practices of Philosophy for Children (P4C).
The Routledge Companion to Music, Technology, and Education is a comprehensive resource that draws together burgeoning research on the use of technology in music education around the world.
Over the past decade, research and theory on heroism and heroic leadership has greatly expanded, providing new insights on heroic behavior.
The Routledge Handbook of English Language Teaching is the definitive reference volume for postgraduate and advanced undergraduate students of Applied Linguistics, ELT/TESOL, and Language Teacher Educ...
Identifying athletic talent and developing that talent to its full potential is a central concern in sport.
The Routledge International Handbook of Early Literacy Education offers a pioneering overview of early literacy provision in different parts of the world and brings together interdisciplinary research...
At the forefront in its field, this Handbook examines the theoretical, conceptual, pedagogical and methodological development of media literacy education and research around the world.
Popular music is a growing presence in education, formal and otherwise, from primary school to postgraduate study.
The rapid changes in the composition of school-age youth around the world have catalyzed a growing concern about how to address children?s mental health and education.
Historical changes in play are taking place in childhood all over the world, with the digitalisation of children?s lives.
The purpose of the Handbook of Special Education is to help profile and bring greater clarity to the already sprawling and continuously expanding field of special education.
The second edition of the Handbook of Motivation at School presents an integrated compilation of theory and research in the field.
The second edition of the Handbook of Multicultural School Psychology continues the mission of its predecessor, offering a comprehensive, interdisciplinary view of the field of multicultural school ps...
Increased demands for colleges and universities to engage in outcomes assessment for accountability purposes have accelerated the need to bridge the gap between higher education practice and advances ...
Drawing on the collective expertise of language scholars and educators in a variety of subdisciplines, the Handbook for Arabic Language Teaching Professionals in the 21st Century, Volume II, provides ...
At the forefront of current digital literacy studies in education, this handbook uniquely systematizes emerging interdisciplinary themes, new knowledge, and insightful theoretical contributions to the...
The International Handbook of Teacher Quality and Policy is a comprehensive resource that examines how teacher quality is conceptualized, negotiated, and contested, and teacher policies are developed ...
The second edition of the popular Handbook of Self-Regulation of Learning and Performance responds to and incorporates the wealth of new research that the first edition inspired on the subject.
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