This volume contains both text and contemporary document which together look at the history of education from the French Revolution to the late twentieth century. The connection between text and documents is closely preserved so that the volume both explains and illustrates the important issues and problems and at the same time poses questions for students to consider or follow up.
One day in 1938, John Dewey addressed a room of professional educators and urged them to take up the task of “finding out just what education is.” Reading this lecture in the late 1940s, Philip W. Jackson took Dewey’s charge to heart and spent the next sixty years contemplating his words. The stimulating result of a lifetime of thinking about educating, What Is Education? is a profound philosophical exploration of how we transmit knowledge in human society and how we think about accomplishing that vital task. Most contemporary approaches to education follow a strictly empirical track, aiming to discover pragmatic solutions for teachers and school administrators. Jackson argues that we ...
@text: Everyone knows that education is important, we are confronted daily by discussion of it in the media and by politicians, but how much do we really know about education? Education: The Basics is a lively and engaging introduction to education as an academic subject, taking into account both theory and practice. Covering the schooling system, the nature of knowledge and methods of teaching, this book analyses the viewpoints of both teachers and pupils. Key questions are answered, including: What is education and what is it for? Where does education take place? How do we learn? Who are the students? What is being taught in schools and universities and why? What is the state of education across the world? With further reading throughout, Education: The Basics is essential for all those embarking on undergraduate courses in Education and Education Studies, and for those with an involvement in teaching at all levels.
This collection explores historical and present-day issues in education management, the training and development of leaders, and their roles in leading people and managing resources, and provides a focus on the major management issues which are current throughout the education world.The articles reprinted here include the management of applied individual psychology; organizational psychology; individual, interpersonal and group interaction; personality theory; leadership theory and organization theory.
Provides an introduction to the concepts of literary and non-formal education and adult programmes at grass-root levels, of the education in economic development, of the ways in which technology can enhance distance learning. Reviews on current states of vocational guidance programmes and the trends and future orientation in this field of ample use.
The Book Deals With The Problems Of Education : Pre-Primary, Primary, Secondary, Higher Secondary, College And University Level Education. It Discusses Various Spheres Of Education Like : Women Education, Adult Education, Education Of The Scheduled Castes And Scheduled Tribes. The Various Political, Technological And Social Impacts On Education Are Analysed. The Book Examines The Various Types Of Education : Population Education, Physical Education, Health Education, Religious And Moral Education, Technological Education, Teacher Education. Evaluating The Different Aims Of Education Like Education For Democracy, Education For National And Emotional Integration, Education For International An...
India as a nation has always provided room for innovations and entrepre- neurships. This has given rise to some of the best global schools. This juggernaut will roll on, not because of Government, but in spite of them. It is hoped this volume will bring s
A comprehensive look at inclusion, this book provides success stories by administrators and teachers who have found that inclusion is the be st way to meet the least restrictive environment needs of their studen ts. Complete with checklists, in-service materials, and pre- and post- evaluation methods, this detailed guide will help you meet student nee ds in a way that complements the educational, fiscal, and legal outloo ks--as well as the attitudes--of your school division.