The History and Social Foundations of American Education (10th Edition)
ISBN: 0132626136
EAN13: 9780132626132
Language: English
Publication Date: January 15, 2012
Pages: 432
Dimensions: 0.90" H x 9.10" L x 7.30" W
Weight: 1.45 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Publisher:

The History and Social Foundations of American Education (10th Edition)

Product is currently Out of Stock.
You can add it to your wishlist and you will be notified once we receive a copy.
Book Overview
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.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover The preeminent guide on American education, this user-friendly reference details the most important persons, dates, events, and movements that shaped the nation's system of education, from its roots in European tradition, through the colonial period, to the challenges of the twenty-first century. With a simple and logical organization, the material is presented in the most readable, accessible format on the market today. Here are all of the important people, places, dates, events, and movements; along with a capsule presentation of the underlying principles of educational practice and straightforward, nonjudgmental coverage of all of the current controversies within our educational system. The History and Social Foundations of Education, Tenth Edition, will be the only guide on the history of American education you will need to read.