Educational Reform: A Deweyan Perspective

Garland Pub. (1997)
This book illuminates contemporary educational reform discussions regarding teacher education programs and pre-K-12 schools by providing a clear analysis and application of John Dewey's relevant educational writings and ideas. The volume addresses issues of how future teachers should be liberally educated as well as prepared to be professional educators. Pre-K-12 education is evaluated through a Deweyan lens, involving a discussion of such topics as the teacher's responsibilities, charter schools, a common curriculum, professional development schools, new curricula, school administration, and cooperative learning. In the concluding chapter, the authors point out many of the questions and concerns that those who are interested in educational reform are well-advised to ask and discuss.
Keywords Education Philosophy  Educational change  School management and organization  Education Social aspects  Teachers Training of
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Call number LB875.D5.S55 1997
ISBN(s) 0815323239   9780815320890   0815320892   9780815323235
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