Advanced educational foundations for teachers : the history, philosophy and culture of schooling / Donald K. Sharples. [print]Material type: TextPublication details: New York, New York ; RoutledgeFalmer, [(c)2002.Description: 368 pages ; 23 cmContent type:
- LA11.A383 2001
- LA11.S532.A383 2001
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Education and the social sciences The ancient educational heritage Education in classical Greece Educational ideas and practices in the classical Roman period Education in the Middle Ages The Reformation, Renaissance, and education Philosophy and science during the Enlightenment Education in colonial and revolutionary America African-American history and culture Hispanic American history and culture Asian American history and culture Native Americans and education Modern educational philosophies Nineteenth and twentieth-century educational trends Contemporary American education.
Sharpes' approach synthesizes historical, philosophical, and cultural perspectives. ADVANCED EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATIONS FOR TEACHERS couples practical teaching applications with theoretical approaches while emphasizing diversity and other multicultural issues. It also covers the history of schooling from ancient times to the present, including biographies of major non-Western figures as well as the cannon of educational innovators This book follows the development of math and science among the Greeks, through its turbulent history during the Renaissance and Enlightenment, to contemporary controversies. Sharpes focuses on the central figures in the history of education and explores their influential roles, beginning with Confucius and Socrates and advancing to Mann and Dewey. This unique study links current multicultural and postmodern perspectives with detailed histories of the educational tradition. ~ Back cover of the book.
Donald K. Sharpes, Ph.D. is Senior Visiting Fellow at Cambridge University, and Professor in the Emeritus College at Arizona State University, a former research associate at Stanford University and technical division director in the U.S. Department of Education in Washington District of Columbia He has taught at the universities of Maryland, Maine, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Utah State, Weber State, and Arizona State. He did postdoctoral studies at the University of Sussex, was a Visiting Scholar at Oxford University in 1998-1999, and has lived and worked in Asia and the Middle East. He has authored 21 books and over 240 articles in the social and behavioral sciences, humanities, and teacher education. He has been a foreign correspondent for The Salt Lake Tribune, and a contributor to several newspapers, and been published in the U.S., England, Finland, Norway, Germany (in German), India, Malaysia, China (in Chinese), Hong Kong, and Denmark (in Danish). He has been awarded four Fulbright scholarships, one each to Malaysia, Cyprus, Denmark, and Indonesia, and been sponsored by the governments of Malaysia, China, South Africa, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and universities throughout the world. He was Distinguished Visiting Professor at Qinghai Normal University from 1988-94, and the first American inducted as a Fellow in the China Senior Professors Association. He is past President of International Studies of the American Educational Research Association that in 2008 awarded him a Lifetime Achievement Award. ~ Amazon