The History of American Education

The History of American Education : A Great American Experiment

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For courses in the Historical Foundations of Education.The History of American Education: A Great American Experiment offers a critical analysis of the history of American education by constantly asking readers to analyze and reflect on their own beliefs and educational experiences throughout their reading. This text uses the availability of new historical sources and new interpretive methodologies to encourage students to actively think about history, recognize alternative interpretations of historic information, and understand how the educational system has evolved in the United States over time.show more

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  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 185.4 x 228.6 x 20.3mm | 521.64g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations, maps
  • 0130136492
  • 9780130136497

Table of contents

1. Philosophy and Education. 2. Education in the Old Worldand the "New" Old WorldOrder Before Jamestown. 3. Education in Colonial America. 4. Education in the Revolutionary and Early National Periods. 5. The Common School Movement. 6. Education in the Post-Civil War Era. 7. The Progressive Era in Education. 8. Depression, War, and National Defense. 9. The Struggle for Equal Educational Opportunity: 1954-1980. 10. Renewed Conservatism and Reform. 11. Education in a New Century. References. Name Index. Subject Index.show more

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