Social and Cultural Foundations of American Education

A student-authored online textbook that was created as part of an education course, ECI 301, at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA. It was written by undergraduate education majors and each chapter was researched, developed and peer-reviewed by the students.

Table of Contents for Social and Cultural Foundations of American Education

  1. Philosophy and Ethics
  2. Dynamic Learning Environment
  3. The History of American Education
  4. Educational Change and the Future of Education
  5. Some of the Barriers to Effective Education
  6. Classroom Issues
  7. The Forgotten Half: Those Who Do Not Succeed in American Schools
  8. Staffing Practices
  9. Administering the Schools
  10. Curriculum Development
  11. Technology in Education
  12. School/Community/Parental Relationships
  13. Multiculturalism
  14. Knowing What We Know, Knowing What They Know
  15. Assessment Practices in Education
  16. Acknowledging Differences and Complexity
  17. Accountability
  18. Choice
  19. Student Assessment and Feedback
  20. Special Needs
  21. Hot Topics in Education
   

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