Alternatives in education theoretical & historical perspectives by Val D. Rust

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Published by Sage Publications in London, Beverly Hills, Calif .

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StatementVal D. Rust.
SeriesSage studies in social and educational change -- v. 6
The Physical Object
Pagination238p. ;
Number of Pages238
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Open LibraryOL15133898M
ISBN 100803999801

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This book is meant to be a consumer's guide to 22 forms of alternative education available to children whose parents choose not to send them to public schools. It also offers an historical perspective of American education, along with the history behind each of the specific alternatives/5(5).

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The author of the book, David J. Staley, sets forth a series of possible models for higher education, not restricting himself to those immediately possible or practical. Assessment of alternatives, creativity and curricular design, and the broader impact of humane education are also addressed.

Finally, further resources provide links to information-rich websites and printed material, to relevant organisations across the world, and to the producers and distributors of alternatives. Rev. and enl. of: Alternatives in education / Mark Hegener.

Description: pages cm: Contents: The politics of education --Alternative educators --Homeschooling --Alternative schools --Waldorf and Montessori schools --High school and higher education.

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Recognizing that parents have a great range of options in choosing and creating an education for their child, this book is designed to help parents make an informed, conscious choice about their child's by: 4.

Get this from a library. Alternatives in education. [Mark Hegener; Helen Hegener;] -- Discusses homeschooling and alternative schools from Summerhill to Waldorf to Montessori, and alternative educators such as Rouseau, Pestalozzi, Froebel, Alcott, Piaget, Parker, Dewey, Illich, Kozol.

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If you planned to give a closed-book, written exam as a midterm or final assessment of student learning, consider alternatives that could replace that assessment. While there are options for proctoring online exams, there are many ethical, financial, and equity-based concerns that make this solution problematic at best.

Unlike other alternatives described in this paper, which are mostly for youth and K education, folk education is more concerned with the political empowerment of adults. As we move into the new millennium adults might be more familiar with folk education through experiences with voluntary simplicity, eco-teams, or other informal grassroots.

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Chapter one provides an historical perspective of the role of alternatives in Author: Vernon Smith. Consider his book, A New U: Faster + Cheaper Alternatives to College, as an intervention to the ‘college for all’ mythology featured in movies and still promoted by guidance counselors.

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She has led major research studies on school discipline, exclusion and truancy. She has published widely in this area and has been associated with a number of developments aimed at helping schools share their experience of positive approaches to discipline.

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D. Brent Edwards, a University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa College of Education assistant professor, brings new insights to global education policy and the role of impact evaluations in his book, Global Education Policy, Impact Evaluations, and Alternatives: The Political Economy of Knowledge Production.

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The Parents' Guide to Alternatives in Education is the first book to describe the full range of current alternatives in education.

It highlights some of the current trends in education and then deals in detail with twenty-three different education alternatives.

ABSTRACT. The Internet is one of a number of alternatives to full-time attendance in traditional education programs for midcareer professionals seeking information about occupational safety and health (OSH) for immediate use or in pursuit of an advanced degree.

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For example, in her book “Schooling America,” Patricia Graham divided a century of educational history into the following “Ages”: An “Age of Assimilation” (roughly ) when universal education and a common curriculum helped schools assimilate immigrants into American life, as well as assimilating distinct American.

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Book reports are a valuable tool for assessing students’ understanding of independent reading, but writing report after report can become rote for students—and reading them can be equally tedious for educators. Fortunately, there are a plethora of alternative methods to accomplish the same goal.

Take a look at these fun and effective alternatives to book reports and get your students (and. 10 Alternatives to Exams. This presentation by Karen Harris of Rutgers’ Teaching and Learning With Technology presents an excellent list of 10 suggested alternatives to exams that can be aligned with many different subjects and goals.

Below is a quick list of her suggestions; see the presentation for much more detail: Series of quizzes: offer a low-stakes opportunity for students to. But national education policy emphasizes a wide range of approaches to assessment, including presentations, performances and reports.

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Alternative education encompasses many pedagogical approaches differing from mainstream pedagogy. Such alternative learning environments may be found within state, charter, and independent schools as well as home-based learning environments.

Many educational alternatives emphasize small class sizes, close relationships between students and teachers and a sense of community. Book Description. Through conversations in honor of Dale D. Johnson, this book takes a critical view of the monoculture in curriculum and policy that has developed in education with the increase of federal funding and privatization of services for public education, and examines the shift from public interest and control to private and corporate shareholder hegemony.Real alternatives already exist and have been proven to work.

These options include democratic schools, in which children direct their own activities and participate in running the school; self-directed homeschooling, where children pursue their own interests with the support of parents and others in the community; and resource centers that.Other Education™ is a not-for-profit trading entity of Other Business Ltd whose registered office is: Bernard Rogers Accounting, Bank Gallery, High Street, Kenilworth.

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