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Controversies Over the Purposes of Schooling: and the Meaning of Work

Controversies Over the Purposes of Schooling: and the Meaning of Work (Paperback)

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This revised edition of the original, first published by UPA in 1986, is a collection of readings designed to help students clarify their understanding of the ongoing debate over the responsibilities of schools. Contents: Do the Public Schools Educate Children Beyond the Position They Must Occupy in Life? William T. Harris; The Democratic Conception in Education, John Dewey; Dare the School Build a New Social Order? George S. Counts; A Control of Education, Theodore Brameld; Technology and Community, Kenneth D. Benne; Significant Learning, Carl Rogers; Great Expectations and the Experience of Work, Seymour Sarason; The Motivation-Hygiene Theory, Frederick Harzberg; Three Theoretical Approaches to Work, Richard Lyons; Job and Work-Two Models for Society and Education, Arthur G. Wirth; Implementing Workplace Reforms in Schools, Norman Benson and Patricia Malone.

EducationEducation TheoryPhilosophy & theory of educationMoral & social purpose of educationEssays & WritingEssays & JournalismLiterary essaysHistory & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsReference & ResearchEncyclopaedias & reference worksReference works Publisher: University Press of America Publication Date: 01/07/1990 ISBN-13: 9780819177711  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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