Handbook Of Research On Catholic Education (Pb)

Handbook Of Research On Catholic Education (Pb)

by Thomas C Hunt
     
 

ISBN-10: 1593111061

ISBN-13: 9781593111069

Pub. Date: 09/05/2000

Publisher: Information Age Publishing, Inc.

This comprehensive compendium of research focuses on key aspects of Catholic education in the United States. The volume includes reviews of research on topics ranging from church documents, spirituality, and the philosophy of Catholic education to parents, students, teachers, administration and governance, and curriculum and instruction. Benefit to many

Overview

This comprehensive compendium of research focuses on key aspects of Catholic education in the United States. The volume includes reviews of research on topics ranging from church documents, spirituality, and the philosophy of Catholic education to parents, students, teachers, administration and governance, and curriculum and instruction. Benefit to many audiences—policy-makers, church leaders, educators, researchers, students, practitioners, patrons, and citizens—who are interested in these schools.

The wealth of scholarly information provided here covers all areas of Catholic education, both school- and parish-based. The first volume of its kind ever published on Catholic learning and development, the handbook is an encyclopedia reference tool for the serious scholar as well as the committed Catholic educator.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593111069
Publisher:
Information Age Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
09/05/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Tables and Figuresvii
Prefaceix
Acknowledgmentsxi
1.Selected Church Documents: The Organization of Centralized Authority in Catholic Educational Administration1
2.The Philosophy of Catholic Education27
3.Spirituality and Religious Education65
4.Curriculum and Instruction in Catholic Schools83
5.Research on Administration, Leadership, and Governance99
6.A Role Analysis Based on Church Documents, Dissertations, and Recent Research125
7.Guidance and Counseling in Catholic Schools147
8.Enrollment in Catholic Schools in the United States161
9.Parenting and Child Development: Exploring the Links with Children's Social, Moral, and Cognitive Competence183
10.Pluralism and Public Policy: Catholic Schools in the United States205
11.Catholic School Finance: A Review of Research229
12.Catholic Schools and the Law263
13.Research on Catholic School Effectiveness281
Author Index299
Subject Index309
About the Contributors315

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