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History of education in America

Author: John D Pulliam; James J Van Patten
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Merrill, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 8th edView all editions and formats
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An overview of the history of American education and a quick reference to the most important persons, dates, events, and movements that shaped the nation's system of education. The basic concepts and theories that underlie educational practice are presented in compact form.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John D Pulliam; James J Van Patten
ISBN: 0130618942 9780130618948
OCLC Number: 48706994
Description: xii, 404 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction, applying history to education today --
Shaping the schools, philosophical and psychological foundations --
American education, our European heritage and the colonial influence --
American education, the American Revolution --
American education, 1812-1865 --
American education, 1865-1918 --
American education, 1918 to the present --
Issues in modern American education --
Educational reform, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s, and the search for excellence --
Education in the future, from now to then --
Glossary.
Responsibility: John D. Pulliam, James J. Van Patten.
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An overview of the history of American education and a quick reference to the most important persons, dates, events, and movements that shaped the nation's system of education. The basic concepts and theories that underlie educational practice are presented in compact form.

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