Foundations of American Education Perspectives on Educatoin in a Changing World

ISBN-10: 0205514693

ISBN-13: 9780205514694

Edition: 14th 2008

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List price: $145.33
Edition: 14th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/4/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.398
Language: English

Dr. James A. Johnson specializes in health systems and organization development. He is a professor of health administration in the Dow College of Health Professions at Central Michigan University, an adjunct professor of health policy at Auburn University-Montgomery, and former chair of the Department of Health Administration and Policy at Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Johnson is also an active researcher and health science writer, with over 100 journal articles and 14 books published. He is the former editor of the Journal of Healthcare Management and is a contributing editor for the Journal of Health and Human Services Administration. In addition to working closely with the World Health Organization (WHO) and ProWorld Service Corps on international public health projects, he is a regular delegate to the World Health Congress and a long-term active member of the American Public Health Association (APHA) and the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA). Dr. Johnson has been an invited lecturer at top universities around the globe, has served on many boards (including for AUPHA), and currently serves on the Advisory Board of the Joint Africa Working Group, the Board of Directors of the Africa Research and Development Center, the Advisory Board of the Center for Collaborative Health Leadership, and the Board of Advisors for Health Systems of America. He is also actively involved in the development of a Center for Health Systems and Policy Research at CMU. Dr. Johnson completed his Ph.D. in health policy and administration at Florida State University and his M.P.A. in health care administration at Auburn University.

The Profession of Teaching
Viewing Education Through Professional Lenses
Teaching as a Profession Education Headlines: No Crisis, But Trouble on the Way
Today's Teachers
Teaching as a Profession
Debate: Should Nationally Certified Teachers Be Paid More?
Professional Dilemma: Who Is Cheating Now?
Relevant Research: Making Meaning of the Portfolio
Global Perspective: Education International
Challenges Affecting Teachers
Beginning and Continuing a Teaching Career
School and Society
Viewing Education Through Sociological Lenses
Diversity in Society
Education Headlines: Little Newcomers in a Strange Land
Culture and Society
Diversity and Education
Socioeconomic Status
Ethnicity and Race
Relevant Research: Development of Racial and Gender Identity
Global Perspective: Poverty, Illiteracy, and School Attendance in China
Professional Dilemma: Communicating with Parents of English Language Learners
Debate: Are Too Many Kids Labeled Gifted? Religion
Cultural Identity
Schools Facing Social Challenges
Education Headlines: Racial Gap in Schools Splits a Town Proud of Diversity
Groups in Society
Today's Families
Today's Youth
Democracy and Schooling
Debate: Can Retention Be Good for a Student?
global Perspectives: Universal Values
Education That Is Multicultural
Education Headlines: Internet at School Is Changing Work of Students and Teachers
Undergirding Tenets
Global Perspectives: Antiracist and Multicultural Education
Culture of the School
Culturally Relevant Teaching
Debate: Should We Correct Students' Grammar All the Time, Every Time?
Educational Challenges
Relevant Research: Boys and Girls in Performance-Based Science Classrooms
Teachers as Social Activists
Professional Dilemma: Harassment in Schools
Governance and Support of American Education
Viewing Education through Organizational Lenses
Organizing and Paying for American Education
Education Headlines: Study: School Choice Popular
Academic Results Are Unclear
The Structure of the American Education System
Professional Dilemma
The Financing of Education: Sources of Funds and The Move from Equity to Adequacy
Relevant Research: Reform of School Finance in Michigan
Debate: Has Student Fundraising Gone Too Far?
Education Spending
Global Perspectives: International Comparisons in Spending for Schools
Legal Foundations of Education
Education Headlines: Prayers Are Heard at Football Games Despite Ruling
Legal Aspects of Education
Professional Dilemma: What Will You Do If a Child in Your Classroom Has AIDS? Teachers' Rights and Responsibilities
Students' Rights and Responsibilities
Debate: Should Teachers and Support Staff Be Able to Suspend Students? Relevant Research: Zero Tolerance, Zero Sense
Global Perspectives: Legal Aspects of Education in Other Countries
Historical Foundations of Education: Viewing Education Thro
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