Cultural Foundations of Education / Edition 4 by Young Pai, Susan A. Adler, Linda K. Shadiow | | 9780131702813 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Cultural Foundations of Education / Edition 4

Cultural Foundations of Education / Edition 4

by Young Pai, Susan A. Adler, Linda K. Shadiow
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131702815

ISBN-13: 9780131702813

Pub. Date: 06/14/2005

Publisher: Pearson

This thought-provoking book examines education as a cultural phenomenon and explores the implications of this perspective on schooling, multicultural education, educational development, and the process of teaching and learning. The authors combine the concepts of anthropology, education, schooling, teaching, and learning into an insightful introduction to the study

Overview

This thought-provoking book examines education as a cultural phenomenon and explores the implications of this perspective on schooling, multicultural education, educational development, and the process of teaching and learning. The authors combine the concepts of anthropology, education, schooling, teaching, and learning into an insightful introduction to the study of the cultural basis of education. Key topics include conflict between core and youth values, minority languages in the classroom, contemporary analysis of the IQ issues, recent school reform efforts, a new look at approaches to multicultural education, the postmodern conception of childhood and its educational implications, a discussion of performance assessment, communication and learning styles, and intercultural communication and competence. For teachers or any individuals interested in the relationship between social context and educational issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131702813
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
06/14/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

PART I CULTURE AND THE EDUCATIVE PROCESS

Chapter 1 Introduction

Chapter 2 Culture, Education, and Schooling

PART II CULTURE AND THE AMERICAN SCHOOL

Chapter 3 Schooling as Americanization: 1600's-1970's

Chapter 4 Cultural Pluralism, Democracy, and Multicultural Education: 1970's-2000's

PART III CULTURE, SCHOOLING, AND THE EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Chapter 5 Culture and the Role of Schooling

Chapter 6 Culture and the Educational Development of the Learner

Chapter 7 Culture and the Learning Process

Epilogue

Glossary of Key Concepts

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