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Encyclopedia of Educational Theory and Philosophy

Edited by D. C. Phillips

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This two-volume encyclopedia presents time-tested theories that have provided the foundation for the best of contemporary educational theory and practice. 

Authors examine key theories from around the world, presenting them in the context needed to understand both their benefits and drawbacks. 

This work also offers essays on cutting-edge research and concise definitions of key concepts, ideas, schools, and figures.

Key Features 

  • Over 300 signed entries
  • Cross references and further reading suggestions
  • Reader’s Guide

Some Key Themes

  • Aims of Education
  • Classic Premodern Philosophers, Theories, and Theorists
  • Curriculum
  • Educational Research, Evaluation, and Testing

Ellen Mandinach, Senior Research Scientist at WestEd, coauthored a key chapter, “Aptitude-Treatment Interactions, Evolution of Research.”

Resource Details

Product Information

ISBN: 978-1-4522-3089-4
Copyright: 2014
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 952
Publisher: SAGE Publications

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