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Education in America.

Author: James Monroe Hughes
Publisher: New York, Harper & Row [1965]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2d edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Einführung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hughes, James Monroe, 1890-
Education in America.
New York, Harper & Row [1965]
(OCoLC)570430797
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Monroe Hughes
OCLC Number: 175346
Description: xii, 570 pages illustrations 24 cm
Contents: ntrod. Education and an enlightened citizenry ; Magnitude of the educational undertaking ; Education and well-informed teachers ; The overview approach ; Selection of material ; Plan of the book --
The teacher in American education. What teachers do. The basic functions of a teacher ; Complex nature of the work of teachers ; Limitations on interpretations of teachers' work ; Classifying teachers' duties ; Allocation of time ; Study of teachers' work ; The qualitative element --
How teachers qualify. Qualifications imposed by society ; Teacher preparation ; Selection of prospective teachers ; Placement of teachers ; Personal qualifications ; Predicting teaching success --
The teacher and his profession. What is a profession ; How is the teaching profession different ; Teacher recruitment ; The prestige factor ; Security provisions --
The teacher and his philosophy. Differences on an educational issue ; Sources of differences ; What is philosophy ; Sources of a teacher's philosophy --
The teacher and the institution. Schools as institutions ; The teacher as a group member ; Induction of new teachers --
Ideas influential in American education. Ideas from European social movements. Two sources of ideas ; The Athenian movement and critical thinking ; The christian movement ; The renaissance : a new method of inquiry --
Ideas from European leaders. Comenius : application of the technique of induction to teaching ; Rousseau : education in accordance with nature ; Pestalozzi : experimenting to discover effective methods of teaching ; Froebel : emphasis on social participation and self- activity ; Herbart : education in how to think ; Spencer : education as preparation ; Intermingling of ideas --
The frontier heritage. The philosophy of the frontier ; Education on the frontier ; The educational heritage --
Impact of the contemporary social scene. The international picture ; The social picture ; Family life ; Population changes ; Contemporary frontiers ; Emerging frontiers --
The American school system. Local aspects of public school organization and administration. Public school districts ; The board of education ; City superintendent of schools ; Abiding traditions --
State public school systems. Legal structure ; The trend toward state standards and state control ; The state educational authority ; State programs of public education --
Federal activity in education. Constitutional provisions for education ; Federal grants to education ; Educational activity at the federal level ; The United States Office of Education ; The United States Commissioner of Education ; Judicial controls ; The future --
The nonpublic schools. Enrollments ; Basic rights of nonpublic schools ; Regulation of nonpublic schools ; Classification of nonpublic schools --
Units of school organization. The nursery school ; The kindergarten ; The elementary school ; The junior high school ; The senior high school ; The junior college ; The state university ; The educational ladder --
Stimulating and directing growth and development. Understanding pupils. Two aspects of understanding pupils ; Two kinds of information essential ; Research on growth and development ; Inner forces and pupil growth ; Cutural background of pupils ; Learning ; Tests ; Informal methods of gaining an understanding of pupils ; Understanding pupils essential to successful teaching --
Aims in American education. What determines educational aims ; Statements of aims ; Criticisms of aims --
Subject matter in America's schools. Evolution of subject matter in the United States ; Selection of subject matter ; Classification of knowledge ; Organization of subject matter ; Paths to progress --
Methods of teaching in America's schools. Methods, a deepening concern ; Teaching subject matter --
Instructional aids. Classification ; Library and library materials ; Textbooks ; Audiovisual materials ; Programmed learning ; Aids requiring organizational modifications --
Fields of further study. Organization of professional study ; Aims of professional study ; Foundation courses ; Specialized courses ; Student teaching ; Advanced study ; Perspective for the future.

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