Skip to content
Register Sign in Wishlist

Educational Foundations
Philosophical and Historical Perspectives

$64.00 ( ) USD

  • Date Published: January 2019
  • availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
  • format: Adobe eBook Reader
  • isbn: 9781108625869

$ 64.00 USD ( )
Adobe eBook Reader

You will be taken to ebooks.com for this purchase
Buy eBook Add to wishlist

Other available formats:
Paperback


Looking for an examination copy?

If you are interested in the title for your course we can consider offering an examination copy. To register your interest please contact collegesales@cambridge.org providing details of the course you are teaching.

Description
Product filter button
Description
Contents
Resources
Courses
About the Authors
  • This educational foundations book offers a comprehensive overview of American education history and a variety of classical, Enlightenment, and contemporary educational philosophers. While Educational Foundations includes a history of American education, it also looks at numerous policies, constitutional law cases, events, and political, religious, and social conflicts for students to consider while learning their subject matter. The text is divided into two sections: the first is a look at a broad array of philosophical influences from the Western canon, while the second is an exploration of the history of American education, focusing on a few specific eras. With strong and helpful pedagogical features and resources, such as class activities, suggested files, chapter objectives, and sidebar questions, this textbook is an excellent resource for students. It is useful for undergraduate and graduate courses in educational foundations.

    • Pedagogical features include chapter objectives, sidebar questions, classroom activities, and suggested films and readings to ensure students are tracking their progress and knowledge
    • Photographs and timelines are featured throughout the text to illustrate people and events within the contexts of historical change
    • The text is divided into two sections, one philosophical and one historical, so information is better streamlined for students to digest
    Read more

    Customer reviews

    Not yet reviewed

    Be the first to review

    Review was not posted due to profanity

    ×

    , create a review

    (If you're not , sign out)

    Please enter the right captcha value
    Please enter a star rating.
    Your review must be a minimum of 12 words.

    How do you rate this item?

    ×

    Product details

    • Date Published: January 2019
    • format: Adobe eBook Reader
    • isbn: 9781108625869
    • contains: 51 b/w illus. 13 colour illus. 17 tables
    • availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. Selected Philosophers:
    1. Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle
    2. John Locke
    3. Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    4. Karl Marx and Frederick Engels
    5. John Dewey
    6. Paulo Freire
    7. Mary Wollstonecraft, W. E. B. Du Bois, and Jane Addams
    Part II. History of American Education:
    8. Colonial America
    9. Revolutionary era
    10. National/Antebellum era
    11. Post-Civil War era
    12. Progressive era
    13. Post World War II era
    14. 1980s and beyond
    15. The politics of privatization.

  • Author

    Brian W. Dotts, University of Georgia
    Brian W. Dotts is an Associate Professor of Educational Theory and Practice at the University of Georgia. He is author of The Political Education of Democratus (2015), and co-editor and contributor to his second book, The Elusive Thomas Jefferson (2017).

Sign In

Please sign in to access your account

Cancel

Not already registered? Create an account now. ×

Sorry, this resource is locked

Please register or sign in to request access. If you are having problems accessing these resources please email lecturers@cambridge.org

Register Sign in
Please note that this file is password protected. You will be asked to input your password on the next screen.

» Proceed

You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website. Your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner www.ebooks.com. Please see the permission section of the www.ebooks.com catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.

Continue ×

Continue ×

Continue ×

Find content that relates to you

Join us online

This site uses cookies to improve your experience. Read more Close

Are you sure you want to delete your account?

This cannot be undone.

Cancel

Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.

If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.

×
Please fill in the required fields in your feedback submission.
×