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ERIC Number: ED344819
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Aug-12
Pages: 11
Abstractor: N/A
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Significant U.S. 20th Century Education Books: Biblio-Historical Essay.
Parker, Franklin
Presented in historical context, the books listed in this annotated bibliography offer insights into professional education concerns and can help teachers know about the great ideas and themes of their field, and what the best and most provocative books are today. The bibliography begins with books that list and annotate topically selected best education books, such as "American Education: A Guide to Information Sources" by Richard C. Durnin which has annotated entries under 108 subject-headings from academic freedom to women's education. Specific books and reports are listed under the categories: Turn of the Century, 1890-1918; Progressive Education Era; PEA's 8-Year Study, 1933-41; Social Reconstructionists, 1930s-50s; Conant Reports, 1950s-60s; The New Learning, 1960-70s; Open Education, 1965-75 (Neo-Progressives); Revisionists, Pro and Con; Lyndon B. Johnson, The "Eager Education President"; Ronald Reagan - The "Reluctant Education President"; and President Bush and America 2000. Several overviews of education history also are identified and annotated together with suggestions for locating articles and journals on current education issues. (KM)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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