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21st Century Education: A Reference Handbook
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21st Century Education: A Reference Handbook

Two Volume Set
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October 2008 | 1 032 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc

21st Century Education: A Reference Handbook offers 100 chapters written by leading experts in the field that highlight the most important topics, issues, questions, and debates facing educators today. This comprehensive and authoritative two-volume work provides undergraduate education majors with insight into the rich array of issues inherent in education—issues informing debates that involve all Americans.

Key Features:

· Provides undergraduate majors with an authoritative reference source ideal for their classroom research needs, preparation for GREs, and research into directions to take in pursuing a graduate degree or career

· Offers more detailed information than encyclopedia entries, but not as much jargon, detail, or density as journal articles or research handbook chapters

· Explores educational policy and reform, teacher education and certification, educational administration, curriculum, and instruction

· Offers a reader-friendly common format: Theory, Methods, Applications, Comparison, Future Directions, Summary, References and Further Readings

21st Century Education: A Reference Handbook is designed to prepare teachers, professors, and administrators for their future careers, informing the debates and preparing them to address the questions and meet the challenges of education today.


Key features
  • Curricular-driven to provide students with initial footholds on topics of interest in researching for term papers, in preparing for GREs, in consulting to determine directions to take in pursuing a senior thesis, graduate degree, career, etc.
  • Comprehensive to offer full coverage of major subthemes and subfields within the discipline of education, including educational policy and reform, teacher education and certification, educational administration, curriculum and instruction, etc.
  • Uniform in chapter structure to make it easy for students to locate key information, with a common format of Introduction, Theory, Methods, Applications, Comparison, Future Directions, Summary, Bibliography & Suggestions for Further Reading, and Cross References.
  • Available in print and electronic formats to provide students with convenient, easy access.

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ISBN: 9781452265995

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