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Redefining U.S. Education

A Systematic Approach to Teaching, 1st Edition

By William F. Roth, Ian M. Roth

CRC Press

296 pages

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A growing number of educators are beginning to believe that as we move into a different kind of world with different possibilities, the traditional approach to teaching is no longer the most productive. They are beginning to understand that if we are to continue progressing as a nation, we need to place more emphasis on the development of each stud

Table of Contents

Growth versus Development. The Historic Evolution of Education in Europe: A Brief Synopsis. Education in the United States during the Colonial Period. Education in the United States during the Early 1800s. Education in the United States during the Late 1800s. Influences during the Industrial Revolution. Education in the United States during the Early 1900s. Education in the United States to the Mid-1900s. Segregation, Deculturalization, Assimilation, a Sad Chapter in the History of U.S. Public Education. The New Kid on the Block. Education in the United States during the Mid- to Late 1900s. Education in the United States during the Late 1900s. Education in the United States during the Early 2000s. Europe: Leading the Way or Behind? To Join or Not to Join? That is the Question. Standardization as a Threat: The Japanese Experience. Japan‘s Inability to Modernize Its Education System. Things That Need Further Improvement in the United States. The Impossible Becomes Possible. Dealing with the Logistics of the New Paradigm.

About the Authors

William F. Roth, MSW, PhD, is currently a professor at Kutztown University in Pennsylvania where he teaches courses in strategic planning, organization design, ethics, and management theory. Previously, he taught for 16 years at DeSales University, where he held the McCabe Endowed Chair for Business and Society. Dr. Roth earned his PhD at The Wharton School, his master‘s in social work at the University of Pennsylvania, and his bachelor‘s in economic geography at Dartmouth College. As a consultant, Dr. Roth has worked on design and regional planning projects in Saudi Arabia, Iran, Mexico, and several locations in the United States. Previously, he spent 5 years with the poverty program and the civil rights movement in the Deep South.

Ian M. Roth, MS, graduated from Vassar College with his BA in philosophy. He then earned his MS in global and international education from Drexel University, where his dissertation addressed using learning technology to teach multiculturalism in Japanese primary schools. Ian has been living in Japan since college and has taught there at the primary, secondary, and university levels. He has published a number of articles in Japanese journals and has recently submitted several to U.S. journals. Currently, he is studying for his PhD in Organizational Systems at Saybrook University.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS079000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Government & Business
POL017000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Affairs & Administration
POL028000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / General