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Foundations of American Education: Perspectives on Education in a Changing World, CourseSmart eTextbook, 15th Edition

By James A. Johnson, Diann L. Musial, Gene E. Hall, Donna M. Gollnick

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Feb 4, 2010

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Foundations of American Education: Perspectives on Education in a Changing World, Fifteenth Edition, continues to provide a broad introduction to the foundations of education through current discussions of theory and practice. The book offers a thorough overview of the historical, legal, philosophical, social, and practical aspects of American education. The Fifteenth Edition includes new Chapter 6 Place of Schools in Society and new Chapter 13 Becoming a High-Quality Teacher in a Changing World, as well as new features dedicated to helping students understand problems they will face in the classroom. In addition, MyEducationLab* provides opportunities for active student involvement and realistic looks at the world of teaching.

 

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Table of Contents

Johnson, et al

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Part I The Teaching Profession   

                        Chapter 1        Teaching in a Changing World (Jim)

                       

Part II Historical Foundations of Education

Chapter 2        The Early History of Education (Jim)

                        Chapter 3        Historical Perspectives of Education (Jim)

 

Part III Philosophical Foundations of Education

                        Chapter 4        Philosophical Reflections on the Essence of Education (Diann)

                        Chapter 5        Building an Educational Philosophy (Diann)

 

Part IV Sociological Foundations of Education

                        Chapter 6        Place of Schools in Society (Donna)

                        Chapter 7        Diversity in Society (Donna)

                        Chapter 8        Students and Families (Donna)

 

Part V Governance, Organization, and Legal Foundations of Education

                        Chapter 9        Organizing and Paying for Education (Gene)

                        Chapter 10      Legal and Ethical Perspectives on Education (Gene)

 

Part VI Curricular Foundations of Education

                        Chapter 11      Standards and Assessment for Student Learning (Donna)

                        Chapter 12      Curriculum and Instruction: Designing Programs for  Learners (diann)

                        Chapter 13      The Teacher’s Role and School Effectiveness (Gene)

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