The Basic Questions of Education: What to Ask Ourselves When Educating the Young

The Basic Questions of Education: What to Ask Ourselves When Educating the Young

By: James T. Dillon (author)Hardback

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What are the basic, underlying questions that inform education as a human enterprise? This title challenges scholars in education and related fields with its combination of research and theory. It systematically identifies and examines underlying questions of education.


Preface by Prof. Hans van der Meij, Twente University; Part One: The Nature of Education; 1. The First Questions of Education; Part Two: The Elements of Education; 2. A Scheme of Questions; 3. Seven Elemental Questions; 4. Uses of a Scheme of Questions; Part Three: The Domains of Education; 5. The Questions of Curriculum; 6. The Questions of Teaching and Learning; 7. The Question of Excellence in Teaching; 8. The Question of Prerequisites to Learning; 9. Controversial Questions and Issues of Education; Part Four: Educational Research; 10. Research as a Questioning-Answering Process; 11. Classification of Research Questions; 12. Usage of Questions in Educational Research; 13. Practice of Research Questions; 14. Pedagogy of Research Questions; Part Five: Educational Practice; 15. Teacher Questions; 16. Student Questions; 17. Issues of Questioning; Appendix; Bibliography; Index.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773438477
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 312
  • ID: 9780773438477
  • ISBN10: 0773438475

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