Foundations of Education, 11th Edition / Edition 11
  • Foundations of Education, 11th Edition / Edition 11
  • Foundations of Education, 11th Edition / Edition 11

Foundations of Education, 11th Edition / Edition 11

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by Allan C. Ornstein, Daniel U. Levine, Gerald L. Gutek
     
 


FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION, Eleventh Edition, helps students understand the key educational issues and policies affecting American education. Through an array of applied features, the authors help to prepare students for their careers by tying the book's themes to students' future practice. These include "TeachSource Video Cases," "From Pre-Service to Practice" real… See more details below

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FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION, Eleventh Edition, helps students understand the key educational issues and policies affecting American education. Through an array of applied features, the authors help to prepare students for their careers by tying the book's themes to students' future practice. These include "TeachSource Video Cases," "From Pre-Service to Practice" real-world teaching examples, and "Certification Connection Activities." Reflective pedagogy encourages students to form their own unique philosophy of teaching, laying a strong foundation for a lifelong career. Completely up-to-date throughout, this eleventh edition also provides the latest information on accountability, technology, diversity, and many other important topics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495808954
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Series:
What's New in Education Series
Edition description:
Eleventh Edition
Pages:
555
Sales rank:
658,307
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents


Part I: UNDERSTANDING THE TEACHING PROFESSION. 1. Motivation, Preparation, and Conditions for the Entering Teacher. 2. The Teaching Profession. Part II: HISTORICAL AND PHILOSOPHICAL FOUNDATIONS. 3. World Roots of American Education. 4. Pioneers of Modern Teaching. 5. Historical Development of American Education. 6. Philosophical Roots of Education. Part III: POLITICAL, ECONOMIC, AND LEGAL FOUNDATIONS. 7. Governing and Administering Public Education. 8. Financing Public Education. 9. Legal Aspects of Education. Part IV: SOCIAL FOUNDATIONS. 10. Culture, Socialization, and Education. 11. Social Class, Race, and School Achievement. 12. Providing Equal Educational Opportunity. Part V: CURRICULAR FOUNDATIONS. 13. The Changing Purposes of American Education. 14. Curriculum and Instruction. Part VI: EFFECTIVE EDUCATION: INTERNATIONAL AND AMERICAN PERSPECTIVES. 15. International Education. 16. School Effectiveness and Reform in the United States.

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