The History of Education: Educational Practice and Progress; 3 Volumes
Cubberley, Ellwood P.
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Book ID : 27835
ISBN-10 : 81-7755-953-2 / 8177559532
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Language : English
xxx, 1122p., 23 cm.
CONTENTS:- Vol.1: Introduction: the sources of our civilization; I. The ancient world: the foundation elements of our western civilization Greece--Rome--Christianity: 1. The old Greek education; 2. Later Greek education; 3. The education and work of Rome; 4. The rise and contribution of Christianity; II. The mediaeval world: the Deluge of Barbarism; the mediaeval struggle to preserve and reestablish civilization: 5. New peoples in the empire; 6. Education during the early middle ages; 7. Education during the early middle ages (continued); 8. Influences tending toward a revival of learning; 9. The rise of the universities; III. The Transition from medieval to modern attitudes: the recovery of the ancient learning; the reawakening of scholarship; and the rise of religious and scientific inquiry: 10. The revival of learning; 11. Educational results of the revival of learning. Vol.2: 12. The revolt against authority; 13. Educational results of the protestant revolts; 14. Educational results of the protestant revolts (continued); 15. Educational results of the protestant revolts (continued); 16. The rise of scientific inquiry; 17. The new scientific method and the schools; 18. Theory and practice by the middle of the eighteenth century; IV. Modern times: The abolition of privilege; the rise of democracy; A new theory for education evolved; the state takes over the school: 19. The eighteenth a transition century; 20. The beginnings of national education; 21. A new theory and subject-matter for the elementary school. Vol.3: 22. National organization in Prussia; 23. National organization in France and Italy; 24. The struggle for national organization in England; 25. Awakening an educational consciousness in the United States; 26. The American battle fro free state schools; 27. Education becomes a great national tool; 28. New conceptions of the educational process; 29. New tendencies and expansions.
Concise and clearly-written, this popular text provides a comprehensive historical treatment of education from colonial times to the present day. Students are introduced to the background behind the growth and evolution of education in our society, including influential movements in educational history and influential leaders. A simple organization ad readable format make concepts especially accessible. The book provides teachers a solid foundation in the history of education, from its roots in the ancient period, through the classical period, to the challenges of the modern world. The author has organised the material simply and logically, and present it in the readable and accessible format readers apprec.