Education Studies: History, Sociology, Philosophy by Tanya BekkerEducation Studies: History, Sociology, Philosophy by Tanya Bekker

Education Studies: History, Sociology, Philosophy

byTanya Bekker, David Bensusan, M. Noor Davids

Paperback | December 18, 2013

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Education studies: History, Sociology, Philosophy addresses the study of education and its foundations. It is the first textbook in South Africa that introduces education students to the scholarly fields of education. The approach is consistent with recommendations in the Policy for theMinimum Requirements for Teacher Education and covers the following modules within Education Studies courses: History of Education Comparative Education Sociology of EducationPhilosophy of Education Diversity and pedagogy Education Studies adopts a scaffolded learning approach to guide and support students while developing their conceptual framework. It contextualises knowledge for students, explaining the relevance of South African history, sociological issues, and philosophy to understanding current South Africansociety and the school system. The book includes a variety of pedagogical features that make the text accessible to undergraduate students.
Tanya Bekkerr is a well-respected OUP author.
Title:Education Studies: History, Sociology, PhilosophyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:9.45 × 6.61 × 0 inPublished:December 18, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199056218

ISBN - 13:9780199056217

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Table of Contents

Part 1: History of education1. The history of education in South Africa2. International trends in educational historiography3. A history of selected education systemsPart 2: Comparative education4. The education system of South Africa: Catapulting the country into the twenty-first century5. The education system of SwazilandPart 3: Sociology of education6. Theories in sociology of education7. Practices in sociology of education: Ecology and the role of the school in society8. Citizenship education9. Diversity and culture in educationPart 4: Philosophy of education10. Thinking philosophically about education11. Aims and conceptions of education12. Ethics and values in education13. Knowledge and education14. African philosophy of educationPart 5: Diversity and pedagogy15. Pedagogy and inclusion16. Ensuring epistemological access17. Responsive teaching