And Merely Teach: Irreverent Essays on the Mythology of Education (2nd Revised edition)

And Merely Teach: Irreverent Essays on the Mythology of Education (2nd Revised edition)

By: Arthur E. Lean (author)Paperback

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Arthur E. Lean s irreverent and controversial essays represent the distillation of many ideas about educationideas developed during most of a lifetime spent in and about schools. In the second edition of this popular work, to which he has added eight new essays, he presents his latest observations on current elements and programs in educationsuch as the grading system, academic rank, the teaching process, assessment of educational progressconcluding that many of them are not only unnecessary but actually harmful to the very process which they are supposed to serve.Covering a broad spectrum of current issues in its criticism of American education at all levels, "And Merely Teach "is a book to be read by veteran educator, beginning teacher, and lay citizen alike. Though critical of the teaching profession, Arthur Lean also offers constructive suggestions in the form of practical solutions that are urgently needed to save our ailing educational system."

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Arthur E. Lean received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Michigan. He is Professor Emeritus, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, where he held the posts of Chairman of the Department of Educational Administration and Foundations and Dean of the College of Education."

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/08/1976
  • ISBN13: 9780809307456
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 160
  • ID: 9780809307456
  • ISBN10: 0809307456
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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