Handbook Of Research On Catholic Education (Pb)

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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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781593111069
  • Publisher: Information Age Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/5/2000
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 336
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Meet the Author

THOMAS C. HUNT is Professor in the Department of Teacher Education, School of Education and Allied Health Professions, University of Dayton.

ELLIS A. JOSEPH is Dean Emeritus of the School of Education and Allied Health Professions, University of Dayton.

RONALD J. NUZZI is Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership and Higher Education, St. Louis University.

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Table of Contents

Tables and Figures
1 Selected Church Documents: The Organization of Centralized Authority in Catholic Educational Administration 1
2 The Philosophy of Catholic Education 27
3 Spirituality and Religious Education 65
4 Curriculum and Instruction in Catholic Schools 83
5 Research on Administration, Leadership, and Governance 99
6 A Role Analysis Based on Church Documents, Dissertations, and Recent Research 125
7 Guidance and Counseling in Catholic Schools 147
8 Enrollment in Catholic Schools in the United States 161
9 Parenting and Child Development: Exploring the Links with Children's Social, Moral, and Cognitive Competence 183
10 Pluralism and Public Policy: Catholic Schools in the United States 205
11 Catholic School Finance: A Review of Research 229
12 Catholic Schools and the Law 263
13 Research on Catholic School Effectiveness 281
Author Index 299
Subject Index 309
About the Contributors 315
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