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Foundations of Education

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ISBN-10: 0618768793

ISBN-13: 9780618768790

Edition: 9th 2006

Authors: Allan C. Ornstein, Daniel U. Levine

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Foundations of Educationincorporates relevant interdisciplinary perspectives and emphasizes coverage of key issues in education, with up-to-date research, primary resources, and documentation. This text provides comprehensive and substantive coverage of all "foundational" areasincluding social, philosophical, historical, political, economic, curricular, and legalfor students who are preparing for a career in teaching and for those who simply wish to learn more about significant contemporary issues in education. The authors have included strong, thought-provoking pedagogy, and have emphasized the growing role of technology in education. This Teaching in Action Edition is packaged with a…    
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List price: $120.76
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin College Division
Pages: 514
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.838
Language: English

Allan Ornstein is Professor of Education and Social Policy at St. John's University, New York. He is a former Fulbright-Hayes Scholar and consultant for more than fifty education and government agencies. Dr. Ornstein is the author of 400 articles and more than sixty books, including Class Counts (2007), Wealth vs. Work (2012), and Foundations of Education (12th edition, 2014).

Daniel Levine is a former Professor of Education at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and before that at the University of Missouri at Kansas City. Dr. Levine has authored numerous journal articles and papers on urban education, school reform, and related topics.

Contents
Understanding the Teaching Profession
Motivation, Preparation, and Conditions for the Entering Teacher Choosing a Career in Teaching Supply and Demand Preparing Teachers Prospective Teachers: Abilities and Testing Job Conditions for Teachers Outlook for Teaching
The Teaching Profession Is Teaching a Profession? Trends Toward Professionalism Teacher Organizations
Historical and Philosophical Foundations
World Roots of American Education Education in Preliterate Societies Education in Ancient Chinese Civilization Education in Ancient Indian Civilization Education in Ancient Egypt Education in Ancient Greek and Roman Civilizations Islam, Arabic Learning, and Education Medieval Culture and Education Renaissance Classical Humanism The Religious Reformation and Education The Enlightenment's Influence on Education
Philosophical Roots of Education Special Terminology Idealism Realism Pragmatism Existentialism Postmodernism Educational Theories Progressivism Critical Theory Perennialism Essentialism Constructing Your Own Personal Philosophy of Education
Pioneers in Education Comenius: The Search for a New Method Locke: Empiricist Educator Rousseau: Educating the Natural Person Pestalozzi: Educator of the Senses and Emotions Froebel: The Kindergarten Movement Spencer: Social Darwinist and Utilitarian Educator Dewey: Learning Through Experience Addams: Socialized Education Montessori: The Prepared Environment Piaget: Developmental Growth Freire: Liberation Pedagogy Thinking About Pioneers in Education
Historical Development of American Education The Colonial Period The Early National Period The Movement Toward Public Schooling The Development of American Secondary Schools The American College and University Education in a Culturally Diverse Society Recent Historical Trends
Political, Economic, and Legal Foundations
Governing and Administering Public Education Local Responsibilities and Activities Intermediate Units State Responsibilities and Activities The Federal Role in Education Nonpublic Schools
Financing Public Education Tax Sources of School Revenues Local Financing for Public School State Financing of Public Schools Federal Education Funding School Finance Trends
Legal Aspects of Education The Court System Teachers' Rights and Responsibilities Students' Rights and Responsibilities Religion and the Schools
Social Foundations
Culture, Socialization, and Education Agents of Socialization School Culture Television and Digital Media Gender Roles and Sex Differences Adolescent and Youth Problems
Social Class, Race, and School Achievement Social Class and Success in School Race, Ethnicity, and School Success Reasons for Low Achievement Among Low-Status Students Do Schools Equalize Opportunity?
Providing Equal Educational Opportunity Desegregation Compensatory Education Multicultural Education Education for Students with Disabilities
Curricular Foundations
The Purposes of Education Establishing Goals and Objectives Historical Perspective The Call for Excellence Swings of the Pendulum
Curriculum and Instruction Curriculum Organization Issues in Curriculum Development Instructional Approaches Emerging Curriculum Trends: An Agenda for the Future
Effective Education: International and American Perspectives
International Education Commonalities in Educational Systems Differences in Educational Systems and Outcomes Problems and Prospects in Developing Countries Exemplary Reforms: A Selection Conclusion: U.S. Schools in an International Context
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