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Foundations of American Education: Perspectives on Education in a Changing World / Edition 15

Foundations of American Education: Perspectives on Education in a Changing World / Edition 15

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by James A. Johnson, Diann L. Musial, Gene E. Hall, Donna M. Gollnick
     
 

ISBN-10: 0137012527

ISBN-13: 9780137012527

Pub. Date: 01/15/2010

Publisher: Pearson

Foundations of American Education

15th edition

Johnson, et al

This best-selling text prepares students for tomorrow’s classrooms through its thorough coverage of the foundations of American education, including the historical, legal, philosophical, social, and practical aspects of

Overview

Foundations of American Education

15th edition

Johnson, et al

This best-selling text prepares students for tomorrow’s classrooms through its thorough coverage of the foundations of American education, including the historical, legal, philosophical, social, and practical aspects of education. The fifteenth edition has been revised to engage future teachers in examining their changing role and the role of schools in today’s diverse society.

New to this Edition!

  • Prepare Teachers to Succeed in Tomorrow’s Classrooms
    • Chapter 6 Place of Schools in Society — Students are introduced to the different roles that schools play in our society. This chapter discusses the culture of schools, school choice, school levels, as well as rural, suburban, and urban schools, concluding with a discussion of effective schools.
    • Chapter 13 Becoming a High-Quality Teacher in a Changing World — Students explore the changing nature of education and the importance of learning through professional development and educational research to gain a better understanding of what it takes to become a high-quality teacher.
    • Integrated Coverage of Technology — Studentscan now view technology as an integrated piece of the instructional and learning process rather than a separate entity.
    • Integrated Coverage of Educational Trends — Chapters conclude with a new Looking Ahead section that introduces students to educational trends related to each chapter topic. This awareness will help students think critically now about educational issues so they will be better equipped to make decisions in their classroom.

  • Prepare Teachers for Diverse Classrooms
    • Reflect on Diversity feature — Located in every chapter, students read about a real classroom situation dealing with diversity. Students can then apply their knowledge by going to this text’s online resource, MyEducationLab, to answer questions where they receive hints and feedback.
    • Integrated diversity discussion — Students are introduced to the challenges and rewards of teaching in today’s diverse classrooms in each chapter.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780137012527
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
01/15/2010
Series:
MyEducationLab Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Johnson, et al

15e

Part I The Teaching Profession

Chapter 1 Teaching in a Changing World (Jim)

Part II Historical Foundations of Education

Chapter 2 The Early History of Education (Jim)

Chapter 3 Historical Perspectives of Education (Jim)

Part III Philosophical Foundations of Education

Chapter 4 Philosophical Reflections on the Essence of Education (Diann)

Chapter 5 Building an Educational Philosophy (Diann)

Part IV Sociological Foundations of Education

Chapter 6 Place of Schools in Society (Donna)

Chapter 7 Diversity in Society (Donna)

Chapter 8 Students and Families (Donna)

Part V Governance, Organization, and Legal Foundations of Education

Chapter 9 Organizing and Paying for Education (Gene)

Chapter 10 Legal and Ethical Perspectives on Education (Gene)

Part VI Curricular Foundations of Education

Chapter 11 Standards and Assessment for Student Learning (Donna)

Chapter 12 Curriculum and Instruction: Designing Programs for Learners (diann)

Chapter 13 The Teacher’s Role and School Effectiveness (Gene)

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