Foundations of Educational Thought (Sage Library of Educational Thought & Practice)
By: Eugene F. Provenzo (editor)Hardback
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This landmark study brings together a comprehensive collection of readings on educational thought from antiquity to the present. It includes four volumes and over 100 different selections: "Volume 1: Classic/Early Modern" (to 1945); "Volume 2: Modern" (1945-1979); and "Volume 3/4: Postmodern" (1979-present). From Montaigne to Chomsky, the editor has included articles from some of the western world's most influential educational thinkers alongside authoritative voices from the field to show a full spectrum of ideas about education, its purpose and objectives.The first volume includes a lead essay by the editor on the nature of educational thought and the social and cultural foundations of education. Each volume also includes its own introduction. Taken together, the volumes provide an unparalleled resource featuring broad coverage of the subject with historical depth and contemporary relevance. The set will enable students to effectively research their studies and will prove to be an invaluable resource for academics developing their research.
Volume 1: Classic/Early Modern (Antiquity to 1945) Editor's Introduction: Understanding the Social and Cultural Foundations of Education Introduction to Volume 1 - Eugene F. Provenzo, Jr Early Modern and Modern (to 1929) Of Education - Michel de Montaigne Of Custom and Education - Francis Bacon Selection from The Great Didactic - Jan Amos Comenius Of Education - John Milton Selections from the Orbis Pictus Sensualium - Jan Amos Comenius Selections from Some Thoughts Concerning Education - John Locke The Education of Women - Daniel Defoe Selection from The Spirit of Laws - Montesquieu Selection from The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin - Benjamin Franklin Selection from Emile - Jean Jacques Rousseau Selection from Notes on the State of Virginia - Thomas Jefferson Of the Mode of Education Proper in a Republic - Benjamin Rush Selections from Leonard and Gertrude - Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi On National Education - Mary Wollstonecraft On Education - Johann Friedrich Herbart An Address to the Public; Particularly to the Members of the Legislature of New York, Proposing a Plan for Improving Female Education - Emma Hart Willard Selection from Improvements in Education, as It Respects the Industrious Classes of the Community - Joseph Lancaster The Education of Human Nature - Frederick Froebel Selection from the First Annual Report to the Massachusetts State Board of Education - Horace Mann Report No. 12 of the Massachusetts School Board - Horace Mann On Education - Ralph Waldo Emerson Report of the Committee of Ten - National Education Association My Pedagogic Creed - John Dewey The Function of Education in Democratic Society - Charles W. Eliot Psychology and the Art of Teaching - William James Child Study and Its Relation to Education - G. Stanley Hall Educational Methods - Jane Addams On Education and Society - Emile Durkheim Industrial Education for the Negro - Booker T. Washington The Talented Tenth - W.E.B. Du Bois The School and Social Progress - John Dewey The Contribution of Psychology to Education - Edward L. Thorndike History of Methods - Maria Montessori The Uses of Intelligence Tests - Lewis M. Terman A Modern School - Abraham Flexner Aims in Education - John Dewey The Project Method - William Heard Kilpatrick The Problem of the School - Antonio Gramsci The Aims of Education - Alfred North Whitehead The American Experimental School - Harold Rugg Volume 2: Modern (1932-1979) Introduction to Volume 2: Modern (to 1979) - Eugene F. Provenzo, Jr Selection from Dare the Schools Build a New Social Order - George S. Counts Orientation - George S. Counts On Education - Albert Einstein The Crisis in Contemporary Education - Mortimer J. Adler A Manifesto on Democracy and Education in the Current Crisis - Faculty of Teachers College, Columbia University As We May Think - Vannevar Bush The School in American Culture - Margaret Mead The Tradition of the West - Robert M. Hutchins Schools and Systems of Social Status - Howard S. Becker The Role of Government in Education - Milton Friedman Forward to A.S. Neill's Summerhill - Erich Fromm A Talk to Teachers - James Baldwin Vulnerability and Education - Jules Henry Chapter 1, Life in Classrooms - Philip W. Jackson Should the Teacher Always Be Neutral? - George S. Counts Student Social Class and Teacher Expectations - Ray C. Rist The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy in Ghetto Education Why We Must Disestablish School - Ivan Illich The Adult Literacy Process as Cultural Action for Freedom - Paulo Freire The Process of Education Revisited - Jerome S. Bruner Handle with Care - Harry F. Wolcott Necessary Precautions in the Anthropology of Schooling Unequal Education and the Reproduction of the Social Division of Labor - Samuel Bowles Volunteerism to Bureaucracy in American Education - Michael Katz Cultural Reproduction and Social Reproduction - Pierre Bourdieu Public Education and the Education of the Public - Lawrence Cremin The Means of Correct Training - Michel Foucault Class and Pedagogies: Visible and Invisible - Basil Bernstein Servitude of the Mind? Education, Dependency, and Neocolonialism - Philip G. Altbach In Pursuit of Equity, Ethics, and Excellence: The Challenge to Close the Gap - Jesse L. Jackson Can Our Schools Get Better? - John I. Goodlad Volumes 3 and 4: Postmodern Educational Thought (1979-) Introduction to Volume 3 and 4: Postmodern (1979 - ) - Eugene F. Provenzo, Jr Introduction - Gregory Bateson Social Class and the Hidden Curriculum of Work - Jean Anyon Curriculum as Cultural Reproduction: - C. A. Bowers An Examination of Metaphor as a Carrier of Ideology The Day Our Children Disappear - Neil Postman Predictions of a Media Ecologist A Concept of Power for Education - David Nynerg Excluding Women from the Educational Realm - Jane Roland Martin Bodyreading - Madeleine R. Grumet Valuing Teachers - Linda Darling-Hammond The Making of a Profession Imagination and Learning - Kieran Egan On Listening to What the Children Say - Vivian Gussin Paley Teaching as Research - Eleanor Duckworth In Search of a Critical Pedagogy - Maxine Greene The Functions and Uses of Literacy - Shirley Brice Heath The Silenced Dialogue - Lisa Delpit Power and Pedagogy in Educating Other People's Children Postmodernism and the Discourse of Educational Criticism - Henry Giroux Metaphor and Meaning in the Language of Teachers - Eugene F. Provenzo, Jr., Gary N. McCloskey, Robert B. Kottkamp and Marilyn M. Cohn The Violation of People at Work in Schools - Arthur G. Wirth Multicultural Education as a Form of Resistance to Oppression - Christine E. Sleeter Why Doesn't This Feel Empowering? Working Through the Repressive Myths of Critical Pedagogy - Elizabeth Ellsworth Democratic Education in Difficult Times - Amy Gutmann Post-Critical Pedagogies - Patti Lather A Feminist Reading Radical Pedagogy as Cultural Politics - Henry A. Giroux and Peter L. McLaren Beyond the Discourse of Critique and Anti-Utopianism The Three Curricula that all Schools Teach - Elliot W. Eisner Feminist Politics in Radical Pedagogy - Carmen Luke Dreamt Into Existence by Others - William Pinar Curriculum Theory and School Reform Educational Reform and the Ecology of Schooling - Elliot W. Eisner Excellence as a Guide to Educational Conversation - Nel Noddings Beyond the Methods Fetish - Lilia I. Bartolome Toward a Humanizing Pedagogy Democracy and Education - Noam Chomsky Engaged Pedagogy - Bell Hooks When Basic Skills and Information Processing Just Aren't Enough - Allan Luke Rethinking Read in New Times The Challenges of National Standards in a Multicultural Society - Cherry McGee Banks Dancing with Bigotry - Lilia I. Bartolome and Donaldo P. Macedo The Poisoning of Racial and Ethnic Identities Rewriting the Discourse of Racial Identity - Henry A. Giroux Towards a Pedagogy and Politics of Whiteness The Death of Child Nature - David Elkind Education in the Postmodern World Theory Practice and the Education of Professionals - Lee S. Shulman Curriculum, After Culture, Race, Nation - John Willinsky Social Justice, Curriculum, and Spirituality - David E. Purpel New Standards, Old Inequalities - Linda Darling-Hammond The Current Challenge for African-American Education Summary - Joel Spring The Universal Right to Education The Care Tradition: Beyond 'Add Women and Stir' - Nel Noddings Toward an Eco-Justice Pedagogy - C.A. Bowers Globalizing Education - Michael Singh, Jane Kenway and Michael W. Apple Perspectives from Above and Below The Need for Transcendence in the Postmodern World - Vaclav Havel
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