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History of Education in America (9th Edition)

 
 
 
 
History of Education in America (9th Edition)
Author: John D. Pulliam - James J. Van Patten
ISBN 13: 9780131705463
ISBN 10: 131705466
Edition: 9
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2006-06-10
Format: Paperback
Pages: 416
List Price: $89.40
 
 

This detailed overview of the history of American education serves as a reference to the most important people, dates, events, and movements that have shaped the nation's system of education. Basic concepts and theories that underlie educational practice are presented in compact form, with interpretation left to the reader. Material in this eighth edition is reorganized into sections on philosophical and social foundations, chronological treatment, and legal and political issues. The art program has been greatly expanded with graphs, b&w photos, and time lines. There is also expanded treatment of special education, the use of technology in education, and school violence. Pulliam is professor emeritus affiliated with the University of Montana. Van Patten is affiliated with the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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This detailed overview of the history of American education serves as a reference to the most important people, dates, events, and movements that have shaped the nation's system of education. Basic concepts and theories that underlie educational practice are presented in compact form, with interpretation left to the reader. Material in this eighth edition is reorganized into sections on philosophical and social foundations, chronological treatment, and legal and political issues. The art program has been greatly expanded with graphs, b&w photos, and time lines. There is also expanded treatment of special education, the use of technology in education, and school violence. Pulliam is professor emeritus affiliated with the University of Montana. Van Patten is affiliated with the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)