Starting in Holistic or Human-centred Education – a Bibliography
Dr Roger Prentice – firstname.lastname@example.org
NB These are simply the last books I would let go!
NB My view is that it is essential to 1) read Miller’s The Holistic Curriculum first. 2) Study Heschel’s Who is Man
Miller, John P., (1988), The Holistic Curriculum, Ontario, Canada: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education
Then these in no particular order
01 Fisher Robert (2nd ed. 2003) Teaching Thinking: Philosophical Enquiry in the Classroom London: Continuum
02 Neville Bernie., (2002) Educating Psyche – Emotion, imagination and the unconscious in learning’, Greensborough (VIC) Flat Chat Press ISBN: 0-9758084-9-4
03 Hart, Tobin, (2001), From Information to Transformation: Education for the Evolution of Consciousness, NY: Peter Lang
04 Wilber, Ken, (1998), The Marriage of Sense and Soul, New York, USA: Random House
05 Heschel A J (1965), Who is Man, Stanford, California : Stanford University Press
06 Bohm, David, (1980), Wholeness and the Implicate Order, London : Ark Paperbacks
07 Abbs, Peter, (1994), The Educational Imperative, London: The Falmer Press
08 Hamilton, Robert, (1990), Earthdream, The Marriage of Reason and Intuition, Bideford, Devon: Green Books
09 Abbs Peter (1974) Autobiography in Education; an intro to the subjective discipline of autobiography, London: Heinemann Ed
10 Eagleton Terry (2004) After Theory, London: Penguin
11 Clark Edward T (1996) Designing & Implementing an Integrated Curriculum: A Student-Centered Approach Edward T. Clark, Jr. SEE here
12 Postman, Neil (1971) Teaching as a Subversive Activity, London: Penguin Ed.
13 All writings by Ron Miller
14 Nel Noddings’ books on Caring
15 Burbules, N. (1993) Dialogue in Teaching. Theory and practice, New York: Teachers College Press.
16 Palmer Parker (1993) To Know as We are Known: Education as a Spiritual Journey, Australia: Harper Collins
Creativity – this is absolutely vital but somewhat problematic – please discuss with me.
Sloan, Douglas (Ed.), (1984a), Insight-Imagination; The Emancipation of Thought & The Modern World, Greenwood press, Westport Connecticut USA
Jarvis, Peter , (1992), Paradoxes of Learning, Jossey Bass, San Francisco, U.S.A.
Brownhill, Robert. J., (1983), Education and the Nature of Knowledge, London: Croom Helm,
Barry, Robert, (1993), A Theory of Almost Everything, Oneworld Publications Ltd., Oxford
Lipman, Matthew, (1991), Thinking in Education, Cambridge, University Press, Cambridge, UK and its central place in the education of teachers, London: Heinemann
Bruner, Jerome, (1996), The Culture of Education, Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard Uni Press
Dixon, John, (1967), Growth through English, Reading : Nat Assoc for the Teaching of English
Schumacher E F (1977), A Guide for the Perplexed, Jonathan Cape, London.
NB Not everything will be in print – look for second-hand on ABE. Look for new books by some of these authors on Amazon.com as well as Amazon.co.uk (The US site has more!)