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This popular book provides a comprehensive overview of the history of American education and serves as a quick reference to the most important persons, dates, events, and movements that shaped the nation's system of education. Intended for senior or graduate courses in foundations, this text introduces students to the background behind the growth and evolution of education in our society, including influential movements in educational history and influential leaders, so that they will have a better understanding of the modern system of education. The simple organization and readable format make concepts easily accessible.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction: Applying History to Education Today
Chapter 2 Modern Educational Philosophies: Shaping the Schools
Chapter 3 American Education: Our European Heritage and the Colonial Influence
Chapter 4 American Education: The American Revolution
Chapter 5 American Education: 1812-1865
Chapter 6 American Education: 1865-1918
Chapter 7 American Education: 1918 to the Present
Chapter 8 Issues in Modern American Education
Chapter 9 Educational Reform: 1980s and 1990s and the Search for Excellence
Chapter 10 Education in the Future: From Now to Then