Social and Cultural Foundations of American Education
by Patrick O'Shea, Dwight Allen, Peter Baker
Publisher: Wikibooks 2012
The major objective of this combined effort of a dedicated group of professional collaborators was to plan a series of research initiatives to study the outcomes of this unprecedented, innovative approach to the introduction of students to the profession of teaching.
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by George Keller - The Johns Hopkins University Press
While he celebrated higher education as the engine of progress in every aspect of American life, George Keller also challenged academia's sacred cows and entrenched practices with provocative ideas designed to induce 'creative discomfort'.
by Lance T. Izumi, Williamson M. Evers - Hoover Institution Press
This book takes a hard look at the professional, technical, and public policy issues surrounding student achievement and teacher effectiveness -- and shows how testing and accountability can play a vital role in improving American schools.
by Raphael Calis - U.S. Department of State
USA Education in Brief covers the development of the public school movement, beginning with 'common school', in the 18th century, to the G.I. Bill of Rights and the civil rights movement which expanded educational opportunity to all U.S. citizens.
by T. C. Sharma - Sarup & Sons
Contents: Modifications of desired qualifications; Development of practice in teacher education; The educational and social setting; Normal schools; From normal schools to teacher colleges; Teacher education in colleges and universities; etc.