Education Around the World: Education in North America

Editors: Mulcahy, D. E., Mulcahy, D. G. and Saul, Roger
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Bloomsbury

ISBN: 978-1-4725-0552-1
Category: Social Sciences - Education
Image Count: 3
Book Status: Pending
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Education in North America is a concise and thorough reference guide to the main themes in American and Canadian education from their historical roots to the present time.

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Table of Contents

  • Series Editor's Preface
  • Notes on the Contributors
  • Introduction and Regional Overview - D. E. Mulcahy, D. G. Mulcahy and Roger Saul
  • Part One: Canada
  • 1 Educational History: Themes, Movements and Moments - Theodore Michael Christou and Sean Cousins
  • 2 Transforming Indigenous Education in Canada: A Turning Tide - Fiona Walton
  • 3 Difference, Educational Equity and Social Justice in Canada: Critical Analyses - Ali A. Abdi
  • 4 Canadian Teacher Training Reconsidered: Community-Based Education as a Response to Changing Times - Roger Saul and Naomi Nichols
  • 5 Moving Towards a More Independent and Collaborative (Online) School Culture - Maryam Moayeri
  • Part Two: The United States of America
  • 6 Contemporary Schooling in the United States: An Overview - Kelly Kolodny
  • 7 Turning Points: Critical Periods in Educating the United States - John L. Rury
  • 8 Demographic Change and Suburban School Policy Challenges - Ronnie Casella
  • 9 Education for Social Justice in the United States: The Peculiar Case of Mathematics Education - Kurt Stemhagen
  • 10 The Internet in Education: Developments and Challenges - Leonard J. Waks
  • 11 World Language Education: Connecting with the Rest of the World - Audrey L. Heining-Boynton and Mary Lynn Redmond
  • 12 International Outreach in Education in the United States - Anthony C. Ogden and Sharon Brennan
  • 13 Fifty Years of American Higher Education, 1963–2013: A Faculty Member's Point of View - Wayne J. Urban
  • 14 Presidents and Policies in American Education, 1981–2013 - D. E. Mulcahy and D. G. Mulcahy