Foundations of American Education, Video-Enhanced Pearson eText with Loose-Leaf Version -- Access Card Package, 16th Edition

By James A. Johnson, Kate McKegg, Gene E. Hall, Donna M. Gollnick

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Mar 1, 2013

Description

The new 16th edition of this classic text presents a broad introduction to the foundations of education through discussion of theory and practice in such areas as advocacy; legislation; and the current social, political, and economic climate. In it, teachers gain a realistic perspective and approach to their work. Current, thoughtful, and completely up-to-date, Foundations of American Education presents a comprehensive look at the fast-paced world of information and the underlying constructs influencing today’s schools. The book includes comprehensive coverage of recent trends and issues in schools, the emergence of Common Core State Standards, RTI, and the continuing emphasis on assessment.

 

Video-Enhanced Pearson eText. Included in this package is access to the new Video-Enhanced eText for Foundations of American Education, exclusively from Pearson. The Video-Enhanced Pearson eText is:

  • Engaging. Full-color online chapters include dynamic videos that show what course concepts look like in real classrooms, model good teaching practice, and expand upon chapter concepts. Over 29 video links, chosen by our authors and other subject-matter experts, are embedded right in context of the content you are reading
  • Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad and Android tablets.*
  • Interactive. Features include embedded video, note taking and sharing, highlighting and search.
  • Affordable. Experience all these advantages of the Video-Enhanced eText along with all the benefits of print for 40% to 50% less than a print bound book.

 

*The Pearson eText App is available for free on Google Play and in the App Store.* Requires Android OS 3.1 – 4, a 7” or 10” tablet or iPad iOS 5.0 or newer

 

 

Table of Contents

Brief Contents

 

Part I - The Teaching Profession

   Ch. 1 - Teaching in a Challenging World

Part II - Historical Foundations of Education

   Ch. 2 - The Early History of Education in a Changing World

   Ch. 3 - Historical Perspectives of Education

Part III - Philosophical Foundations of Education

   Ch. 4 - Philosophy: Reflections on the Essence of Education

   Ch. 5 - Building an Educational Philosophy in a Changing World

Part IV - Sociological Foundations of Education

   Ch. 6 - The Place of Schools in Society

   Ch. 7 - Diversity in Society and Schools

   Ch. 8 - Students and Their Families

Part V - Governance, Organization, and Legal Foundations of Education

   Ch. 9 - Organizing and Paying for Education

   Ch. 10 - Legal Perspectives on Education

Part VI - Curricular Foundations of Education

   Ch. 11 - Standards, Assessment, and Accountability

   Ch. 12 - Designing Programs for Learners in Challenging Times: Curriculum and Instruction

   Ch. 13 - Becoming an Effective  Teacher in a Challegning World

 

Purchase Info

ISBN-10: 0-13-341389-6

ISBN-13: 978-0-13-341389-2

Format: Alternate Binding

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