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0137012527
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2900137012526
Pub. Date:
01/15/2010
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Pearson
Foundations of American Education: Perspectives on Education in a Changing World / Edition 15

Foundations of American Education: Perspectives on Education in a Changing World / Edition 15

by James A. Johnson

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ISBN-13: 2900137012526
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 01/15/2010
Series: MyEducationLab Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 544
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

James A. Johnson, professor of education emeritus at Northern Illinois University, has been an educator for more than thirty-five years, serving as a public school teacher, teacher educator, and university administrator/researcher/consultant/speaker. He has been coauthor of fourteen editions of Foundations of American Education, as well as author or coauthor of three dozen other college textbooks.

Gene E. Hall, professor of educational leadership at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas (UNLV), has served for more than thirty years as a teacher educator, researcher, and university administrator. He is active in assisting teacher education institutions in their efforts to become nationally accredited. He is also internationally known for his research on the change process in schools and other types of organizations. He is the lead architect of the widely used Concerns-Based Adoption Model (CBAM), which organizational leaders and staff developers employ in studying and facilitating the change process. In addition to coauthoring the last six editions of this text, he is coauthor of Implementing Change: Patterns, Principles and Potholes, Second Edition (Allyn & Bacon, 2006), and The Joy of Teaching: Making a Difference in Student Learning (Allyn & Bacon, 2008).

Donna M. Gollnick is senior vice president of the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), where she oversees accreditation activities. She is also past president of the National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME) and is a recognized authority in multicultural education. In addition to her work in teacher accreditation, she has taught in secondary schools and coauthored five editions of this text. She is also coauthor, with Philip C. Chinn, of Multicultural Education in a Pluralistic Society, Eighth Edition (Merrill, 2009) and coauthor of The Joy of Teaching (Allyn & Bacon, 2008).

Table of Contents

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Part I The Teaching Profession

Chapter 1 Teaching in a Changing World (Jim)

Part II Historical Foundations of Education

Chapter 2 The Early History of Education (Jim)

Chapter 3 Historical Perspectives of Education (Jim)

Part III Philosophical Foundations of Education

Chapter 4 Philosophical Reflections on the Essence of Education (Diann)

Chapter 5 Building an Educational Philosophy (Diann)

Part IV Sociological Foundations of Education

Chapter 6 Place of Schools in Society (Donna)

Chapter 7 Diversity in Society (Donna)

Chapter 8 Students and Families (Donna)

Part V Governance, Organization, and Legal Foundations of Education

Chapter 9 Organizing and Paying for Education (Gene)

Chapter 10 Legal and Ethical Perspectives on Education (Gene)

Part VI Curricular Foundations of Education

Chapter 11 Standards and Assessment for Student Learning (Donna)

Chapter 12 Curriculum and Instruction: Designing Programs for Learners (diann)

Chapter 13 The Teacher’s Role and School Effectiveness (Gene)

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