Foundations of American Education / Edition 14

Foundations of American Education / Edition 14

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by James A. Johnson, Dupuis, Gollnick, Hall
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0205514693

ISBN-13: 9780205514694

Pub. Date: 01/18/2007

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

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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. This new edition is framed by the theme “Perspectives on Education in a Changing World”, as well as a new chapter on technology

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205514694
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
01/18/2007
Series:
MyLabSchool Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
8.48(w) x 10.78(h) x 0.76(d)

Table of Contents

*Each Chapter Concludes with s Summary, Discussion Questions, School-Based Observations, Portfolio Development, Preparing for Certification, Websites, and Further Readings.

I. PROFESSIONAL PERSPECTIVES ON EDUCATION IN A CHANGING WORLD

1. Teaching in a Changing World

Case Study: Heroes Every One

Learning Outcomes

Today’s Teachers

Teaching as a Profession

Challenges Affecting Teachers

Beginning and Continuing a Teaching Career

II. SOCIOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION.

2. Diversity in Society

Case Study: Mother Tongue- Area Schools Find Themselves Teaching English to Thousands of Immigrant Children

Learning Outcomes

Culture and Society

Socioeconomic Status

Race and Ethnicity

Language

Gender

Sexual Orientation

Exceptionalities

Religion

3. Sociological Perspectives on Students and Families

Case Study: Culture Clash

Learning Outcomes

Today’s Families

Where Students Live

Challenges of Childhood and Youth

Power in Society

Resiliency

4. Multicultural Perspectives in Education

Case Study: Anytown Fires Up Teens to Foster Acceptance

Learning Outcomes

Roles of Schools

Purposes of Schools

Values in Schools

Multicultural Education

Challenges in Multicultural Education

Teachers as Social Activists

III. GOVERNANCE, ORGANIZATION, AND SUPPORT OF AMERICAN EDUCATION.

5. Organizing and Paying for American Education in a Changing World

Case Study: Push Is on for Magnet School at Jefferson to Attract Students

Learning Outcomes

The Structure of the American Education System

Financing Education: Sources of Funds and the Move from Equity to Adequacy

6. Legal Perspectives of Education

Case Study: The Forum- How One School District Found Religion

Learning Outcomes

Legal Aspects of Education

Teachers’ Rights and Responsibilities

Students’ Rights and Responsibilities

IV. HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES OF EDUCATION.

7. The Early History of Education in a Changing World

Case Study: Teaching Patriotism–With Conviction

Learning Outcomes

The Beginnings of Education (to 476 CE)

Education in the Middle Ages (476—1300)

Education in Transition (1300—1700)

Educational Awakening (1700)

Evolving Perspectives of Education in Our Developing Nation

Meager Early Education for Diverse Populations

Private Education in America

8. Historical Perspectives of Education.

Case Study: Casualties of Segregation Receive Honorary Diplomas

Learning Outcomes

More Students and Bigger Schools

The Development of the Teaching Profession

Changing Aims of Education

Preparation of Teachers

Recent Trends in Education

V. PHILOSOPHICAL FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION.

9. Philosophy: Reflections on the Essence of Education

Case Study: Teacher Resigns over Plagiarism Fight

Learning Outcomes

Structure and Methodology of Philosophy

Schools of Philosophy and Their Influence on Education

10. Building an Educational Philosophy for a Changing World

Case Study: Scientists Explore the Molding of Children’s Morals

Learning Outcomes

The Dynamic Relationship between Philosophy and Education

Teacher-Centered Locus-of-Control Educational Theories

Student-Centered Locus-of-Control Educational Theories

Developing Your Own Philosophy of Education

Using Philosophy of Education beyond the Classroom

VI. CURRICULAR FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION.

11. Standards-Based Education and Assessment of Student Learning

Case Study: State’s Kids Rate Low on Reading Test, National Exam Results Disappoint After School’s Efforts to Improve

Learning Outcomes

Traditional versus Standards-Based Education

Standards-Based Education

Assessment: The Other Side of Standards

Accountability

12. Designing Programs for Learners: Curriculum and Instruction

Case Study: Guidelines for Teaching English are Adopted

Learning Outcomes

Curriculum: Relating Expectations for Learning to What is Taught

Instruction: Turning Curriculum into Classroom Activities

13. Technology in a Changing World

Case Study: Technology- A Class Act

Learning Outcomes

Technology Basics

Teacher’s Use of Technology

Issues Related to the Use of Technology

A Look Ahead

14. Education in the Twenty-First Century

Case Study: Take a Hike

Learning Outcomes

The Nature of Change in the Twenty-First Century

Futurism and Transformational Trends in Twenty-First-Century Education

The Changing Profession of Education

A Vision for Twenty-First-Century Schools

Appendices

A. State Certification and Licensure Offices throughout the United States

B. Code of Ethics of the Education Profession

C. Teaching Job Websites

D. Important Dates in the History of Western Education

E. Professional Education Associations: A Selected List

Notes

Name Index

Subject Index

Photo Credits

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