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Education by Mary E. WilliamsStandardized testing, No Child Left Behind, diversity, and character education are among the topics covered in this newly updated anthology. Chapters include: What is the State of Education? Are Alternatives to Public Education Viable? What Role Should Religious and Moral Values Play in Public Education? How Could Public Education Be Improved?
Publication Date: 2004
Encyclopedia of Education by Guthrie, James W.This fully-revised second edition offers a complete view of the institutions, people, processes, roles and philosophies found in educational practice in the United States and throughout the world. Features include 140 biographies of influential educators; profiles of historic colleges and universities; profiles of organizations active in the field; and an appendix of full-text primary source documents including education-related legislation, international treaties and testing methods.
Call Number: REF. LB15 .E47 2003
Publication Date: 2002
The Routledge International Encyclopedia of Education by Gary McCulloch (Editor); David Crook (Editor)The Routledge International Encyclopedia of Education is a comprehensive, single-volume work, arranged alphabetically and comprising around 600 entries. The entries range from definitions of key educational concepts and terms to biographies of key educators and specially written substantial essays on major educational topics. The volume includes authoritative and critical commentary on historical and contemporary themes; examinations of continuities, changes and emerging issues; and discussions of the educational traditions and features of major countries and continents.
Call Number: REF. LB15 .R633 2008
Publication Date: 2008
Encyclopedia of Educational Philosophy and Theory by Peters, Michael A.This encyclopedia is a reference and study place for students, teachers, researchers and professionals in the field of education, philosophy and social sciences, offering both short and long entries on topics of theoretical and practical interest in educational theory and philosophy by authoritative world scholars.
Publication Date: 2017
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