Foundations of American Education, Fourth Edition (Paperback)

By: Webb, L. Dean; Metha, Arlene; Jordan, K. Forbis

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With the goal of providing future teachers current, truly useful information, the fourth edition of this classic book examines the philosophical and historical roots of education, its current structures and practices, and what's in store for the field--through an enlightening, interdisciplinary lens. It encourages readers to contemplate the complexities of teaching, the diverse responsibilities of today's teachers, and the commitment of time and energy required for being successful. Material from sociology, economics, politics, public administration, finance, and law places education in a realistic context; while findings from psychology inform discussions of teaching, learning, and meeting the needs of at-risk students. For future teachers.

Title: Foundations of American Education, Fourth Edition (Paperback)

Author Name: Webb, L. Dean; Metha, Arlene; Jordan, K. Forbis

Categories: Other,

Edition: 4

Publisher: U.S.A., Prentice Hall: 2002

ISBN Number: 0130452327

ISBN Number 13: 9780130452320

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 024620

Description: Good condition. Minimal writing. Foundations of American Education, Fourth Edition (Paperback) By Webb, L. Dean; Metha, Arlene; Jordan, K. Forbis Product Description With the goal of providing future teachers current, truly useful information, the fourth edition of this classic book examines the philosophical and historical roots of education, its current structures and practices, and what's in store for the field-through an enlightening, interdisciplinary lens. It encourages readers to contemplate the complexities of teaching, the diverse responsibilities of today's teachers, and the commitment of time and energy required for being successful. Material from sociology, economics, politics, public administration, finance, and law places education in a realistic context; while findings from psychology inform discussions of teaching, learning, and meeting the needs of at-risk students. For future teachers. From the Publisher Designed to help aspiring teachers make informed decisions about their professional goals, this valuable informational guide to elementary/secondary education and teaching uses an interdisciplinary approach that concentrates on both theoretical and applied aspects of education. Balancing past, present, and future applications of education, it offers practical coverage of the historical and philosophical roots of education, current educational structures, recent developments, and projected futures. Product Details Paperback: 576 pages Publisher: Prentice Hall; 4 edition (November 1, 2002) Language: English ISBN-10: 0130452327 ISBN-13: 978-0130452320 Product Dimensions: 10.2 x 8 x 0.8 inches

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