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Cultural Foundations of Education / Edition 3
     

Cultural Foundations of Education / Edition 3

by Young Pai, Susan Adler
 

ISBN-10: 0130852554

ISBN-13: 9780130852557

Pub. Date: 06/23/2000

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

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:
9780130852557
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
06/23/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
262
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

I. CULTURE AND THE EDUCATIVE PROCESS.

1. Introduction.
2. Culture, Education, and Schooling.

II. CULTURE AND THE AMERICAN SCHOOL.

3. Schooling as Americanization: 1600's-1970's.
4. Cultural Pluralism, Democracy and Multicultural Education: 1970's-1990's.

III. CULTURE, SCHOOLING, AND THE EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT.

5. Culture and the Role of Schooling.
6. Culture and the Educational Development of the Learner.
7. Culture and the Learning Process.
Epilogue.
Glossary of Key Concepts.

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