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Canons and Contexts

Canons and Contexts

Paul Lauter

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195055931
eISBN:
9780197560228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195055931.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

This collection of essays places issues central to literary study, particularly the question of the canon, in the context of institutional practices in American colleges and ... More

Debates in the Digital Humanities

Debates in the Digital Humanities

Matthew K. Gold (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677948
eISBN:
9781452948379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677948.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

Encompassing new technologies, research methods, and opportunities for collaborative scholarship and open-source peer review, as well as innovative ways of sharing knowledge and teaching, the digital ... More

Education, Justice, and Democracy

Education, Justice, and Democracy

Rob Reich and Danielle Allen (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226012629
eISBN:
9780226012933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226012933.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

Education is a contested topic, and not just politically. For years scholars have approached it from two different points of view: one empirical, focused on explanations for student and school ... More

HomeschoolingThe History and Philosophy of a Controversial Practice

Homeschooling: The History and Philosophy of a Controversial Practice

James G. Dwyer and Shawn F. Peters

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226627113
eISBN:
9780226627397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226627397.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

Homeschooling—pervasive in colonial times, an anomaly a half century ago, today a national movement—now has a two-faced nature, one ugly and threatening as seen by critics, the other beautiful and ... More

The Life of LearningThe Charles Homer Haskins Lectures of the American Council of Learned Societies

The Life of Learning: The Charles Homer Haskins Lectures of the American Council of Learned Societies

Douglas Greenberg and Stanley N. Katz (eds)

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195083392
eISBN:
9780197560464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195083392.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

Each year since 1983 the American Council of Learned Societies has invited one of America's leading scholars to deliver the Haskins Lecture, in honor of Charles Homer Haskins, a ... More

Living with Moral DisagreementThe Enduring Controversy about Affirmative Action

Living with Moral Disagreement: The Enduring Controversy about Affirmative Action

Michele S. Moses

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226344249
eISBN:
9780226344416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226344416.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

This book is ultimately about a puzzle: a puzzle about how to understand the nature of the deep disagreement about affirmative action, and beyond that, what to do about it. Relying on deliberative ... More

Making Up Our MindWhat School Choice Is Really About

Making Up Our Mind: What School Choice Is Really About

Sigal R. Ben-Porath and Michael C. Johanek

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226619460
eISBN:
9780226619774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226619774.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

If free market advocates had total control over education policy, would the shared public system of education collapse? Or would school choice revitalize schooling with its innovative force? In ... More

Patriotic Education in a Global Age

Patriotic Education in a Global Age

Randall Curren and Charles Dorn

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226552255
eISBN:
9780226552422
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226552422.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

The central question for this book is whether schools should attempt to cultivate patriotism, and if so why, how, and with what conception of patriotism in mind. Through an integrated historical and ... More

Powers of the MindThe Reinvention of Liberal Learning in America

Powers of the Mind: The Reinvention of Liberal Learning in America

Donald N. Levine

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226475530
eISBN:
9780226475783
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226475783.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

It is one thing to lament the financial pressures put on universities, quite another to face up to the poverty of resources for thinking about what universities should do when they purport to offer a ... More

Private EducationStudies in Choice and Public Policy

Private Education: Studies in Choice and Public Policy

Daniel C. Levy (ed.)

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195037104
eISBN:
9780197565612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195037104.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

This book focuses on the relationship between private and public education in a comparative context. The contributors emphasize the relationship between private choices and ... More

Rethinking Liberal Education

Rethinking Liberal Education

Nicholas H. Farnham and Adam Yarmolinsky (eds)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195097726
eISBN:
9780197560860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195097726.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

Liberal education has always had its share of theorists, believers, and detractors, both inside and outside the academy. The best of these have been responsible for the ... More

School Guidance and CounsellingTrends and Practices

School Guidance and Counselling: Trends and Practices

Pattie Y. Y. Luk-Fong and Yuk Ching Lee-Man (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789888083411
eISBN:
9789888268634
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083411.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

This book provides a comprehensive introduction to school guidance and counselling services in Hong Kong. It draws extensively on current research in the field, with a special emphasis on how ... More

Twenty Teachers

Twenty Teachers

Ken Macrorie

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195034646
eISBN:
9780197560075
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195034646.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

The rare and exceptional teacher--one who could teach absolutely anything to anybody--is what Ken Macrorie set out to find among teachers of many different subjects at many ... More

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