Educational Reform: A Deweyan Perspective

Educational Reform: A Deweyan Perspective

by Douglas J. Simpson, Michael J. B. Jackson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815320892

ISBN-13: 9780815320890

Pub. Date: 03/28/1997

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book illuminates contemporary educational reform discussions regarding teacher education programs and pre-K-12 schools by providing a clear analysis and application of John Dewey's relevant educational writing and ideas. The volume addresses issues of how future teachers should be liberally educated as well as prepared to be professional educators. Among the

Overview

This book illuminates contemporary educational reform discussions regarding teacher education programs and pre-K-12 schools by providing a clear analysis and application of John Dewey's relevant educational writing and ideas. The volume addresses issues of how future teachers should be liberally educated as well as prepared to be professional educators. Among the topics discussed in detail are:

*teacher training and preparation

*the teacher's responsibilties

*charter schools

*a common curriculum

*professional development schools

*new curricula

*school administration

*cooperative learning

*collaborative endeavors

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815320890
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/28/1997
Series:
Critical Education Practice Series, #10
Pages:
345
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Abbreviations

Acknowledgements

Preface

Introduction: School Reform in Dewey's America

Chapter 1: Thinking About Educational Reform

Chapter 2:The Social Aims of Education

Chapter 3: The School and Social Reform

Chapter 4: The Roles and Responsibilities of the Teacher

Chapter 5: The General Education of Teachers

Chapter 6: The Professional Education of Teachers

Chapter 7: Schools in Transition

Chapter 8: Schools of the Future

Chapter 9: The Spirit of Deweyan Reform

Selected Bibliography

Index

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