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ERIC Number: ED279649
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Pages: 354
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-13-484122-0-01
Introduction to the Foundations of Education. Second Edition.
Ellis, Arthur K.; And Others
This book is intended to make the reader aware of the connections between the present-day, complex world of schools and the historical, philosphical, political, and economic backdrop out of which they have emerged. Educational topics discussed in the chapters are: (1) Educational Reform: A Beginning; (2) The Personal Choice: To Teach or Not to Teach; (3) Teaching: The Nature of the Profession; (4) Historical Perspectives: Education in the Old World; (5) Historical Perspectives: Education in America; (6) Development of Educational Thought: Philosophical Perspectives; (7) Education and Schooling; (8) Society's Expectations: The Challenge to Education; (9) Contemporary Schooling Patterns; (10) Multicultural Education; (11) Accountability: How Well Are We Doing?; (12) Political Dimensions of Schooling: Federal, State, Local; (13) Finance: Who Pays the Bills? (14) Forces Influencing the Curriculum: Who Decides What is Taught? (15) Curriculum: Purpose, Patterns, and Technology; and (16) Future Directions. Supreme Court cases affecting education that were decided between 1954 and 1983 are appended. (JD)
Prentice Hall, 200 Old Japan Rd., Old Japan, NJ 07675 ($30.00).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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