Philosophical Foundations of Education

Author: Howard Ozmon,Samuel M. Craver

Publisher: Merrill Publishing Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 297

View: 8786

Presenting breadth and depth of coverage in a highly readable style, the seventh edition of this popular survey book again provides balanced treatment of all the major schools of thought about education. The authors address how philosophical ideas about education developed over time— arranging their coverage in chronological order— and paying close attention to historical context, while emphasizing each philosophy's continuing relevance to education today. For each philosophy, they show its application in aims, curriculum, methods, and teaching. Additionally, they critically assess each philosophy, and examine how numerous other scholars view it. Thorough revision throughout brings every aspect of the coverage as up-to-date as possible, particularly in coverage of Idealism, Eastern philosophy, Pragmatism, and Postmodernism. For today's educators and philosophers.

Philosophical Foundation of Education

Author: S. Bhattacharya

Publisher: Atlantic Publishers & Dist

ISBN: 9788171566532

Category: Education

Page: 100

View: 6580

From The Dawn Of Civilization, Man Has Been Marching In Search Of Wisdom. Various Experiments Are Projected Through Education, So That Humanity, Happiness And Harmony Be Wedded Together. Education Is Indispensable For Making Life And Living Meaningful And Purposive. Its Significance Cannot Be Fully Appreciated Unless It Is Looked At In Proper Perspectives Philosophical, Sociological And Psychological.The Philosophical Perspectives Provide The Basis Of Education In Terms Of Values, Aims And Objectives. Without A Philosophical Basis, Education Tends To Lose Its Direction. In Addition, Philosophy Provides A Framework Within Which Education And Educational Problems Can Be Discussed. Above All, The Nature Of Decisions Is Significantly Determined By Philosophy And Education. A Philosophy Of Education Is Often Adequate To Make Immediate Resolution To Conflicts. Thus, Philosophy Of Education Is A Comprehensive Area Of Knowledge With An Interdisciplinary Approach.Keeping In View The Significant Bearing Of Philosophical Basis Of Education On Life And Society, The Present Book Philosophical Foundation Of Education Has Been Written. It Is An In-Depth Study Of All The Aspects Related To Education. Beginning With The Philosophical Foundation Of Education, The Book Analytically Discusses Education In Relation To Issues Of Human Values, Freedom And Discipline, Peace And Democracy And Its Application In Classroom Teaching. It Also Acquaints The Readers With The Indian Philosophy Of Education. Apart From These, It Analytically Presents The Aims, Creativity, Role And Human Factors Of Education. Here, The Indian Standard Of Education Has Been Particularly Studied.It Is Hoped That The Present Book Will Prove Immensely Useful For The Students And Teachers Of Both Education And Philosophy. Even The General Readers Will Find It Highly Informative.

Philosophical Foundations of Education

Author: Howard Ozmon,Samuel M. Craver

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780131996250

Category: Education

Page: 378

View: 8729

For Philosophical Foundations of Education, Introduction/Foundations of Education, or Social Foundations of Education courses. Presenting breadth and depth of coverage in a highly readable style, the 8th edition of this popular survey text again provides balanced treatment of all the major schools of thought about education. The authors address how philosophical ideas about education developed over time--arranging their coverage in chronological order--and pay close attention to historical context, while emphasizing each philosophy's continuing relevance to education today. For each philosophy, they show its application in aims, curriculum, methods, and teaching. Additionally, they critically assess each philosophy, and examine how numerous other scholars view it. The new edition now offers a greater emphasis on women and minorities such as Montessori, De Beauvoir, Greene, DeBois, King, and West.

Philosophical Foundations of Health Education

Author: Jill M. Black,Steven R. Furney,Helen M. Graf,Ann E. Nolte

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470528655

Category: Medical

Page: 448

View: 3992

This book covers the philosophical and ethical foundations of the professional practice of health education in school, community, work site and hospital settings, as well as in health promotion consultant activities. Designed to be flexible, readers are prompted to develop their own philosophical and ethical approach(s) to the field after becoming familiar with the literature related to the discipline. It provides a state-of-the-art, conceptual framework and is targeted for health education majors who seek careers in health education and to provide other health science and health-related majors, who need to gain clear, succinct philosophical principles.

Philosophical foundations of education

Author: Howard A. Ozmon,Samuel M. Craver

Publisher: Merrill Pub Co

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 400

View: 7734

Presenting breadth and depth of coverage in a highly readable style, the 8th edition of this popular survey text again provides balanced treatment of all the major schools of thought about education. The authors address how philosophical ideas about education developed over time— arranging their coverage in chronological order— and pay close attention to historical context, while emphasizing each philosophy' s continuing relevance to education today. For each philosophy, they show its application in aims, curriculum, methods, and teaching. Additionally, they critically assess each philosophy, and examine how numerous other scholars view it. The new edition now offers a greater emphasis on women and minorities such as Montessori, De Beauvoir, Greene, DeBois, King, and West.

Foundations of Education

Author: Allan C. Ornstein,Daniel U. Levine,Gerry Gutek,David E. Vocke

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305854896

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 560

View: 7309

Highly respected for its substantive coverage and analysis of all foundational areas -- social, philosophical, historical, political, economic, curricular, and legal -- FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION, Thirteenth Edition, describes and analyzes the key educational issues and policies affecting American education. The authors relate the book's wide-ranging topics to an array of applied features to help prepare students for their future careers as educators. The chapters on the history and philosophy of education encourage students to construct their own personal philosophy of education, building a strong foundation for a professional career. Completely up-to-date throughout, this edition also provides the latest information on the common core curriculum, accountability, technology in education, school reform, diversity, legal rulings, recent trends in school funding and teacher compensation, new instructional practices, teaching licensure, the outlook for careers, and many other important topics. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Philosophical Foundations of Adult Education

Author: John L. Elias,Sharan B. Merriam

Publisher: Krieger Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781575242545

Category: Education

Page: 286

View: 8042

"The Third Edition of Philosophical Foundations of Adult Education presents seven theoretical approaches to adult education: liberal, progressive, behaviorist, humanist, radical/critical, analytic, and postmodem. The book gives the historical grounding as well as the basic principles for each approach. In this edition each chapter has been revised and brought up to date. The chapter on radical adult education incorporates recent developments in radical education, phenomenology, feminist educational theory, and critical social theory. The book contains an entirely new chapter on postmodem adult education."

Philosophical Foundations of Education

Connecting Philosophy to Theory and Practice

Author: Sheila G. Dunn

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780130264091

Category: Education

Page: 275

View: 1436

For courses in the Philosophical and/or Social Foundations of Education, this text links primary source readings to thorough coverage of concepts in a chronologically arranged presentation that takes readers from the educational views of the ancients to those of today's postmodernists. It includes case stories.

Philosophical Foundations of Education

Lessons for India

Author: Siddheshwar Rameshwar Bhatt

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9811304424

Category: Education

Page: 150

View: 1140

This book provides a philosophical foundation to the theory and practice of education from the Indian perspective. It is guided by an 'axionoetic' approach to education and therefore it deals with the epistemological foundation and value orientation of education. The author discusses the ontological, epistemological, logical, ethical and axiological bases of education in a holistic and integrated manner. The author maintains that education is a planned, methodical and purposive enhancement of human potentialities as a natural development. This presupposes correct and adequate formulation of the objectives and goals of education as per the needs and aspirations of pupils. Education also equips individuals for a good quality of life. Keeping in view the applied dimension of philosophy, this book analyses practical issues of moral education like character building value-negativism in the context of education. It also deals with issues concerning peace, sustainable development, sustainable judicious consumption etc. which should have a bearing on educational policies and programmes.

Enhancing Humanity

The Philosophical Foundations of Humanistic Education

Author: N. Aloni

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1402061684

Category: Education

Page: 230

View: 6552

In Jean PaulSartre's Nausea, Roquentin feels bound to listen to the sentimental ramblings about humanism and humanity by the Self Taught Man. "Is it my fault," muses Roquentin, "in all he tells me, I recognize the lack of the genuine article? Is it my fault if, as he speaks, I see all the humanists I have known rise up? I have known so many ofthem!" And then he lists the radical humanist, the so called"left" humanist, and Communist Humanist, the Catholic humanist, all claiming a passion for their fellow men. "But there are others, a swarm of others: the humanist philosopher who bends over his brothers like a wise older brother with a sense of his responsibility; the humanist who loves men as they are, the humanist who loves men as they ought to be, the one who wants to save them with their consent, and the one who will save them in spite of themselves. . . . " Quite naturally, the skeptical Roquentin ends by saying how "they all hate each other: as individuals, not as men. " Fully aware of the misuse and false comfort in the use of the term, Professor Aloni proceeds to restore meaning to the word as well as appropriate its educational significance. There is a freshness in this book, a restoration of a lost clarity, a regaining of authentic commitment.

Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Education

Selected Readings

Author: Gerald Lee Gutek

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780130122339

Category: Education

Page: 225

View: 7813

This book contains readings that provide a keen understanding of the education profession through the writings of the world's great educational thinkers. The selected educational thinkers and the primary sources in the book—situated in history, philosophy, and ideology—reflect the major movements in world history. Significant issues in education, schooling and teaching, and learning, are addressed in the readings and provide a perspective that offers a continuum from past to present to future. Contributing authors include Aristotle, Plato, Thomas Aquinas, John Calvin, Jean Jacques Rousseau, Thomas Jefferson, Mary Wollstonecraft, Friedrich Froebel, Jane Addams, Maria Montessori, Mohandas Gandhi, and Mao Tse-tung. Brief profiles of each author give readers a personal context of those who shaped educational philosophy and theory—and the very definition of what we call education. For professionals in education.

Foundations Of Education

Author: Srinibas Bhattacharya

Publisher: Atlantic Publishers & Dist

ISBN: 9788171566518

Category: Education

Page: 376

View: 9885

From The Dawn Of Civilization, Man Has Been Marching In Search Of Wisdom. Various Experiments Are Projected Through Education, So That Humanity, Happiness And Harmony Be Wedded Together. Education Is Indispensable For Making Life And Living Meaningful And Purposive. Its Significance Cannot Be Fully Appreciated Unless It Is Looked At In Proper Perspectives Philosophical, Sociological And Psychological.The Philosophical Perspectives Provide The Basis Of Education In Terms Of Values, Aims And Objectives. Without A Philosophical Basis, Education Tends To Lose Its Direction. In Addition, Philosophy Provides A Framework Within Which Education And Educational Problems Can Be Discussed. Above All, The Nature Of Decisions Is Significantly Determined By Philosophy And Education. A Philosophy Of Education Is Often Adequate To Make Immediate Resolution To Conflicts. Thus, Philosophy Of Education Is A Comprehensive Area Of Knowledge With An Interdisciplinary Approach.Keeping In View The Significant Bearing Of Philosophical Basis Of Education On Life And Society, The Present Book Philosophical Foundation Of Education Has Been Written. It Is An In-Depth Study Of All The Aspects Related To Education. Beginning With The Philosophical Foundation Of Education, The Book Analytically Discusses Education In Relation To Issues Of Human Values, Freedom And Discipline, Peace And Democracy And Its Application In Classroom Teaching. It Also Acquaints The Readers With The Indian Philosophy Of Education. Apart From These, It Analytically Presents The Aims, Creativity, Role And Human Factors Of Education. Here, The Indian Standard Of Education Has Been Particularly Studied.It Is Hoped That The Present Book Will Prove Immensely Useful For The Students And Teachers Of Both Education And Philosophy. Even The General Readers Will Find It Highly Informative.

Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Education

A Biographical Introduction

Author: Gerald L. Gutek

Publisher: Pearson Educacion

ISBN: 9780133248913

Category: Education

Page: 496

View: 3479

Structured around major movements in world history, the lives of leading educators, and the philosophies and ideologies that resulted from their ideas, Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Education: A Biographical Introduction, Fifth Edition provides a clear interdisciplinary exploration of the development of educational ideas. The author takes a global perspective on the history and philosophy of education, capturing the essence of educational evolution through the biographies of 23 theorists, philosophers, and educators. This biographical focus, combined with an introductory presentation of the inherent connections between education's major movements and its primary movers, helps students better understand the social and historical conditions that have informed today's educational arena.