For courses on the Historical Foundations of Education.
In a detailed and balanced manner, this highly popular text addresses the social, historical, and philosophical foundations of education—from the dominance of Puritans to modern times—and the impact on American society both yesterday and today.
In the same accessible format of earlier editions, the tenth edition provides readers with a solid overview of the social, historical, and philosophical foundations of education; a compact treatment of the basic tenets and theories that underlie educational practice including timelines for major watershed events that have shaped the nation's educational system; and quotes from leading authors of the period which introduce each chapter and situate the concepts to follow. The only guide on the history of American education your students will need, this textbook serves as a quick reference to the most important persons, dates, events, and movements that shaped the nation's system of education.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction: Applying History to Education Today
Chapter 2 Shaping the Schools: Philosophical and Psychological Foundations
Chapter 3 American Education: Our European Heritage and the Colonial Influence
Chapter 4 American Education: The American Revolution
Chapter 5 American Education: 1812–1865
Chapter 6 American Education: 1865–1918
Chapter 7 Development of Modern American Education After 1918
Chapter 8 American Education: 1960–2000
Chapter 9 Educational Reform After 1980: The Search for Excellence
Chapter 10 Issues in Modern American Education
Chapter 11 Globalization, Trends, and Gaining Perspective
General Annotated Bibliography
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$45.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-265979-6