Foundations of American Education

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/20/11 Foundations of Education Historical Political Sociological Philosophical
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5/20/11 Historical: Different Schools Democratic-Liberal School Progressive evolution, albeit flawed, toward equal opportunity Radical Revisionist School Education for benefit of elites and control of working classes Conservative
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5/20/11 Politics of Education Differing views among liberal, conservative, and radicals over purpose and control of education Liberal: equal opportunity and access
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Unformatted text preview: Conservative: economic productivity and social stability Radical: want equal outcomes; see 5/20/11 Sociology Functionalist: inter-dependence of the social system Consensus is normal state Schools socialize and sort and select students according to abilities Goal is rationality and social unity Group dominance 5/20/11 Philosophy of Education Perspectives on whom to educate and for what purpose Definition of what is an educated person...
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