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Education in North America

Author: D E Mulcahy; D G Mulcahy; Roger Saul
Publisher: New York, NY : Bloomsbury Academic, 2014.
Series: Education around the world.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Cross-cultural studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Education in North America
(DLC) 2013036187
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: D E Mulcahy; D G Mulcahy; Roger Saul
ISBN: 9781472505156 1472505158 9781472510709 1472510704 9781472593498 1472593499
OCLC Number: 870304832
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 321 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction and regional overview / D.E. Mulcahy, D.G. Mulcahy, and Roger Saul --
Part One: Canada --
Educational history: themes, movements, and moments / Theodore Michael Christou and Sean Cousins --
Transforming indigenous education in Canada: a turning tide / Fiona Walton --
Difference, educational equity and social justice in Canada: critical analyses / Ali A. Abdi --
Canadian teacher training reconsidered: community-based education as a response to changing times / Roger Saul and Naomi Nichols --
Moving towards a more independent and collaborative (online) school culture / Maryam Moayeri --
Part Two: the United States of America --
Contemporary schooling in the United States: an overview / Kelly Kolodny --
Turning points: critical periods in educating the United States / John L. Rury --
Demographic change and suburban school policy challenges / Ronnie Casella --
Education for social justice in the United States: the peculiar case of mathematics education / Kurt Stemhagen --
The internet in education: developments and challenges / Leonard J. Waks --
World language education: connecting with the rest of the world / Audrey L. Heining-Boynton and Mary Lynn Redmond --
International outreach in education in the United States / Anthony C. Ogden and Sharon Brennan --
Fifty years of American higher education, 1963-2013: a faculty member's point of view / Wayne J. Urban --
Presidents and policies in American education, 1981-2013 / D.E. Mulcahy and D.G. Mulcahy.
Series Title: Education around the world.
Responsibility: edited by D.E. Mulcahy, D.G. Mulcahy and Roger Saul.


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This volume draws from a wide scope of topics in both Canada and the United States to highlight important worldwide educational policy issues of our day. At times exciting, at times sobering, this Read more...

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