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

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Published Date: Jan 3, 2010

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Foundations of American Education: Perspectives on Education in a Changing World, 15th Edition
By James A. Johnson, Diann L. Musial, Gene E. Hall, Donna M. Gollnick, Victor L. Dupuis

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This best-selling text, Foundations of American Education, prepares students for tomorrow’s classrooms through its thorough coverage of the foundations of American education, including the historical, legal, philosophical, social, and practical aspects of education. The fifteenth edition has been revised to provide a more engaging experience for future teachers as they examine their changing role and the role of schools in today’s diverse society. Readers will find integrated discussions of technology, hot educational trends, real classroom situations, and call-outs to a revolutionary new online component, MyEducationLab, that provides interactive self-assessments and video-based activities. 


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Table of Contents

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Part I The Teaching Profession   

                        Chapter 1        Teaching in a Changing World


Part II Historical Foundations of Education

                        Chapter 2        The Early History of Education in a Changing World

                        Chapter 3        Historical Perspectives of Education


Part III Philosophical Foundations of Education

                        Chapter 4        Philosophy: Reflections on the Essence of Education

                        Chapter 5        Building an Educational Philosophy in a Changing World


Part IV Sociological Foundations of Education

                        Chapter 6        Place of Schools in Society

                        Chapter 7        Diversity in Society and Schools

                        Chapter 8        Students and Their Families


Part V Governance, Organization, and Legal Foundations of Education

                        Chapter 9        Organizing and Paying for Education

                        Chapter 10      Legal Perspectives on Education


Part VI Curricular Foundations of Education

                        Chapter 11      Standards, Assessment, and Accountability

                        Chapter 12      Designing Programs for  Learners : Curriculum and Instruction

                        Chapter 13      Becoming a High-Quality Teacher in a Changing World