Case Studies in Educational Foundations: Canadian Perspectives by Shelley Hasinoff

Case Studies in Educational Foundations: Canadian Perspectives

byShelley Hasinoff, David Mandzuk

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Drawing on the experiences of educators from across Canada, this collection of case studies encourages students to use perspectives from history, philosophy, and sociology of education as conceptual lenses for analyzing each case. By learning to employ these lenses, students will graduallydevelop the skills they need to handle the challenges and uncertainties they will encounter in classrooms throughout their careers.

About The Author

Shelley Hasinoff, Ph.D., has been teaching for over 30 years at all levels and in three Canadian provinces. She has acted as a resource teacher, a coordinator for gifted and talented students, a faculty associate in the Middle Years program at the University of Manitoba, a principal of a private school, and an assessment and evaluation...

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Title:Case Studies in Educational Foundations: Canadian PerspectivesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:216 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.43 inPublished:January 5, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195448545

ISBN - 13:9780195448542

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Table of Contents

1. Why the Foundations of Education MatterIntroductionThe History of Education- Why the History of Education Matters- Essential QuestionsThe Philosophy of Education- Why the Philosophy of Education Matters- Essential QuestionsThe Sociology of Education- Why the Sociology of Education Matters- Essential Questions2. MythsIntroductionWhat are Myths?What Myths Pervade Education?- Students- Teachers- ContextConclusionThe Cases:- This Suit's for Wearing- When I Grow Up I Want to BeEL- Who Cares?- Flipping Burgers- Missing in Action- Just in Time- Who Pays?- Whose Culture? Who's Teaching?- Unmasking Hallowe'en- No Space for God Here3. BandwagonsIntroductionWhat are Bandwagons?What Bandwagons Pervade Education?- Students- Teachers- ContextConclusionThe Cases:- Alone in a Crowd- Be the Change- Let Them Eat Cake!- The Future is Now- Blurred Reflections- DEAR Me!- A Test of Wills- Teaching for Dummies- Corporate Takeover- Over the Rainbow4. Moral PanicsIntroductionWhat are Moral Panics?What Moral Panics Pervade Education?- Students- Teachers- ContextConclusionThe Cases:- A Place to Belong?- A Stitch in Time- Brave New World?- On-Line or Off -Base?- Bang! Bang! You're Dead!- A Lapse in Judgement- A Cougar in the Schoolhouse- No Beeping Song!- Gangster Fashion- Character Counts5. ConclusionTrends- Students: Increasing Diversity- Teachers: Changing Roles- Subject Matter: Disintegrating Boundaries- Context: Widening Disparities in SocietySummaryGlossaryReferencesIndex

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"There is a nice balance between theoretical concepts found in the foundations of education - history, philosophy, and sociology - and the more practical concepts found in the case studies. . . . . All the topics presented are real, believable, and challenging for a student or new teacher." --Olive Ridler, Nipissing University