ERIC Number: ED139535
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Early Childhood Education: Issues and Insights. The National Society for the Study of Education Series on Contemporary Educational Issues.
Spodek, Bernard, Ed.; Walberg, Herbert J., Ed.
This book, a collection of articles by early childhood specialists, represents an attempt to identify issues and major concerns in the field, and analyze selected aspects of knowledge pertaining to early childhood education. The articles are: (1) "Introduction: From a Time of Plenty" by Bernard Spodek and Herbert J. Walberg; (2) "Affective and Social Learning in the Early School Environment" by Patricia Minuchin; (3) "Contrasting Views of Intellectual Functioning and Their Implications for Education" by Herbert Zimiles; (4) "Cognition in Early Childhood Education: A Historical Perspective" by Barbara Biber; (5) "Perspectives on Bilingual Education" by Vera John-Steiner and Ellen Souberman; (6) "Understanding Infants" by J. R. Ronald Lally; (7) "Early Education of the Handicapped: Issues and Alternatives" by Merle Karnes and Reid Zehrbach; (8) "Curriculum Construction in Early Childhood Education" by Bernard Spodek; (9) "Behavior Analysis Applied to Early Childhood Education" by Sidney Bijou; (10) "Education and Evaluation: Cutting Throught the Rhetoric" by Edna Shapiro; (11) "The Socialization of Teachers" by Lilian Katz. (MS)
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Bilingual Education, Child Development, Cognitive Development, Curriculum Development, Early Childhood Education, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Educational Practices, Educational Theories, Educational Trends, Emotional Development, Evaluation, Handicapped Children, Infants, Socialization, Teacher Education
McCutchan Publishing Corporation, 2526 Grove Street, Berkeley, California 94704 ($10.75; $8.00 per copy in quantities of 10 or more)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Society for the Study of Education, Chicago, IL.