From Plato To Piaget: The Greatest Educational Theorists From Across the Centuries and Around the World

From Plato To Piaget: The Greatest Educational Theorists From Across the Centuries and Around the World

By: Barry Trunk (author), William Cooney (author), Charles Cross (author)Paperback

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The authors of this book consult fifteen thinkers, from various fields, who have a profound understanding of the important role that education plays in our world. Each chapter opens with an Introduction and concludes with a discussion and questions.

About Author

William Cooney, PhD is Professor of Philosophy, Hodges University, Charles Cross, PhD is professor of Education at Edinboro University, and Barry Trunk, PhD is a Professor of Psychology at Capella University.

Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Plato, Plato's Cave: On Breaking the Chains of Ignorance Chapter 3 Confucius, Confucius, The Master Teacher Chapter 4 John Locke, Locke On Developing Good Habits Chapter 5 Jean Jacques Rousseau, Rousseau On Keeping Education Natural Chapter 6 Johann Frederich Herbart, Herbart On the Education of Moral Character Chapter 7 Horace Mann, Mann's Purposes of Education Chapter 8 William James, James On the Laws of Habit Chapter 9 Booker T. Washington, Washington On Achieving Social Equality Chapter 10 John Dewey, Dewey On Society and Education Chapter 11 Maria Montessori, Montessori: My System of Education Chapter 12 Carl Rogers, Rogers On Becoming a Person Chapter 13 B.F. Skinner, Skinner On Contingency Management in the Classroom Chapter 14 Shinichi Suzuki, Suzuki On the Intellectual Development of the Child Chapter 15 Conclusion Chapter 16 Bibliography

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780819190109
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 294
  • ID: 9780819190109
  • weight: 422
  • ISBN10: 0819190101

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