Foundations of Education / Edition 12

Foundations of Education / Edition 12

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1133589855
ISBN-13:
9781133589853
Pub. Date:
01/01/2013
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
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Foundations of Education / Edition 12

Highly respected for its substantive coverage and analysis of all foundational areas — social, philosophical, historical, political, economic, curricular, and legal — FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION, Thirteenth Edition, describes and analyzes the key educational issues and policies affecting American education. The authors relate the book's wide-ranging topics to an array of applied features to help prepare students for their future careers as educators. The chapters on the history and philosophy of education encourage students to construct their own personal philosophy of education, building a strong foundation for a professional career. Completely up-to-date throughout, this edition also provides the latest information on the common core curriculum, accountability, technology in education, school reform, diversity, legal rulings, recent trends in school funding and teacher compensation, new instructional practices, teaching licensure, the outlook for careers, and many other important topics.

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ISBN-13: 9781133589853
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 01/01/2013
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 560
Sales rank: 277,923
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 10.90(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. The World 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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