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Education : a very short introduction

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

Thomas,Gary

Source:

Very short introductions ; 347, Oxford University Press, Volume 1st, Oxford, p.137 (2013)

Call Number:

Cubb LB14.7 .T56 2013

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/10103462

Keywords:

Education

Abstract:

Contents: Preface ; 1. Beginnings ; 2. Oil and water: the formal and the progressive ; 3. The traditions unfold: ideas into practice ; 4. Big ideas from the 20th century ; 5. Analysts and theorists: what did they ever do for us? ; 6. The curriculum ; 7. School's out!; Summary: From the schools of ancient times to the present day, Gary Thomas looks at how and why education evolved as it has. By exploring some of the big questions, he examines the ways in which schools work, considers the differences around the world, and concludes by considering the future of education worldwide.

Publication Language:

eng