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Educating America : how Ralph W. Tyler taught America to teach

Author: Morris Finder
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In his decades-long career at some of the nation's most prestigious universities, Ralph W. Tyler changed the course of American education. A strong proponent of local control of schools, he was convinced that nationwide tests and standards were unsuited to the diversity of communities across the country. His work reverberates today in our national discourse on public schooling and in the currency of his
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Bibliographie
Interview
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Finder, Morris, 1917-
Educating America.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, ©2004
(OCoLC)644496990
Named Person: Ralph W Tyler; Ralph W Tyler; Ralph Winfred Tyler
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Morris Finder
ISBN: 0275981975 9780275981976
OCLC Number: 55019155
Description: xvi, 236 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Foreword / Henry Louis Gates, Jr. --
Ralph W. Tyler : a chronology --
pt. I. All schooling is local --
Ch. 1. Introduction --
Ch. 2. The making of an educator --
Ch. 3. Democratizing high schools and college admissions --
Ch. 4. The Tyler rationale --
Ch. 5. Appraising the nation's schools --
Ch. 6. Contrarian views --
Ch. 7. The mentor --
pt. II. Conversations with Ralph Tyler --
A talk with Ralph Tyler / DWR --
The father of behavioral objectives criticizes them : an interview with Ralph Tyler / Justin M. Fishbein --
Ralph Tyler discusses behavioral objectives / June Grant Shane and Harold G. Shane --
An interview with Ralph Tyler / Kevin Ryan, John Johnston and Katherine Newman.
Responsibility: Morris Finder ; foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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The first book to chart the career of Ralplh W. Tyler, who founded the a nation's report card: the National Assessment of Educational Progress.  Read more...

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"Ralph Tyler was an extraordinary man and Morris Finder's biography tells us why in a very engaging account."-Ellen Condliffe Lagemann Dean, Graduate School of Education Harvard University of Read more...

 
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