Foundations of American Education: Perspectives on Education in a Changing World / Edition 13

Foundations of American Education: Perspectives on Education in a Changing World / Edition 13

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by James A. Johnson, Gene E. Hall, Donna M. Gollnick, Victor L. Dupuis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205395783

ISBN-13: 9780205395781

Pub. Date: 03/25/2004

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

Keeping pace with current issues and professional requirements, such as standards and teacher certification, this classic text offers solid coverage of the foundations of education. This best-selling text by respected authorities in their fields continues to develop successful teachers by providing a broad introduction to the foundations of education through…  See more details below

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Keeping pace with current issues and professional requirements, such as standards and teacher certification, this classic text offers solid coverage of the foundations of education. This best-selling text by respected authorities in their fields continues to develop successful teachers by providing a broad introduction to the foundations of education through interesting and current discussions of theory and practice. The book offers a thorough overview of the historical, legal, philosophical, social, and practical aspects of American education. The thirteenth edition includes features dedicated to classroom observation, INTASC standards, and teacher certification. Pre-service and in-service teachers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205395781
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
03/25/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Teachers and Teaching as a Career3
Ch. 2Employment Opportunities for Teachers29
Ch. 3Professional Organizations for Educators55
Ch. 4School and Society79
Ch. 5A Multicultural Society103
Ch. 6Education That Is Multicultural129
Ch. 7Social Issues Affecting the School153
Ch. 8Structure and Finance of American Education185
Ch. 9Legal Aspects of Education225
Ch. 10The Rights of Students and Teachers259
Ch. 11Antecedents of American Education293
Ch. 12Early American Education313
Ch. 13Recent Developments in Education 1940-Present343
Ch. 14Philosophy: The Passion to Understand369
Ch. 15Educational Theory in American Schools: Philosophy in Action391
Ch. 16Building an Educational Philosophy411
Ch. 17School Programs431
Ch. 18School Practices455
Ch. 19Schools for the Next Century485
Glossary518
Name Index523
Subject Index527

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