Foundations of Education / Edition 10

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Overview


FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION, Twelfth 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 Activities," "From Pre-Service to Practice" real-world case studies, "Taking Issue" boxes, 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 edition also provides the latest information on accountability, technology, diversity, and many other important topics. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac.
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"An extremely strong foundational resource for pre-service teachers."

"The authors have created a masterpiece and I predict this book will be an excellent addition to the body of knowledge."

"We have used this text for over six years and still find it an excellent choice."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780618904129
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 10/10/2007
  • Edition description: 10
  • Edition number: 10
  • Pages: 560
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author


Allan Ornstein (Ph.D., New York University) is Professor of Education at St. John's University in New York. He is the author of more than 55 texts and 400 articles and research papers, and has served as a consultant for more than 60 government and educational agencies. He is a co-author of FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION, now in its twelfth edition (Wadsworth Cengage Learning).

Daniel Levine is a former Professor of Education at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and before that at the University of Missouri at Kansas City. Dr. Levine has authored numerous journal articles and papers on urban education, school reform, and related topics.

Gerald L. Gutek is the former dean of the School of Education at Loyola University in Chicago. He updates "Part Two: Historical and Philosophical Foundations" in this edition of FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION.

David Vocke is a Professor of Secondary Education in the College of Education at Towson University in Maryland. He updates chapters 2, 7, 8, 13, and 14 in this edition of FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION.

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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: Global Origins of American Education. 4: Pioneers of Teaching and Learning. 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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