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Early childhood education preparation of teachers

Liebovich, Betty and Walsh, D W. 2003. Early childhood education preparation of teachers. In: James W Guthrie, ed. Encyclopedia of Education 2nd Edition. New York: McMillan Reference. ISBN 978-0028655949 [Book Section]

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Though this is called the second edition of the 1971 Macmillan set, all of the articles are new. They cover policy and curriculum issues (Accreditation in the United States, Class size and student learning, Scheduling, Single-sex institutions); learning (Categorization and concept learning, Learning theory); assessment (General educational development test, Statewide testing); standards (School reform, Standards movement in American education); history and culture (G.I. Bill of Rights; Islam; Special education: History of); legislation (No Child Left Behind Act of 2001) ; and profiles of organizations, schools, and people (Gary schools; Harvard University; Military academies; Montessori, Maria). The writing is well edited and accessible, with more than 850 signed articles from nearly the same number of experts.

Item Type:

Book Section

Departments, Centres and Research Units:

Educational Studies

Dates:

DateEvent
2003Published

Item ID:

12330

Date Deposited:

28 Jul 2015 10:43

Last Modified:

27 Jun 2017 09:28

URI:

http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/12330

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