History and Social Foundations of American Education, The, 10th edition
Published by Pearson (January 5th 2012) - Copyright © 2013
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The only guide on the history of American education you will need to read, The History and Social Foundations of Education, Tenth Edition, serves as a quick reference to the most important persons, dates, events, and movements that shaped the nation's system of education. Concise and clearly-written, this popular text provides a comprehensive historical treatment of education in the United States from Colonial times to the present day. The significant background behind the growth and evolution of education in our society is presented, including key influential movements in educational history and prominent leaders. The expert authors’ excellent coverage of recent events and issues, the influence of legal and legislative actions and reform reports, and issues in modern American education, globalization, current events, and trends are keenly presented in an accessible manner.
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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