The Resource Against mediocrity : the humanities in America's high schools, edited by Chester E. Finn, Jr., Diane Ravitch, Robert T. Fancher ; with a foreword by William Bennett

Against mediocrity : the humanities in America's high schools, edited by Chester E. Finn, Jr., Diane Ravitch, Robert T. Fancher ; with a foreword by William Bennett

Label
Against mediocrity : the humanities in America's high schools
Title
Against mediocrity
Title remainder
the humanities in America's high schools
Statement of responsibility
edited by Chester E. Finn, Jr., Diane Ravitch, Robert T. Fancher ; with a foreword by William Bennett
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
LC call number
LC1011
LC item number
.A42 1984
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Vanderbilt Institute for Public Policy Studies
  • Finn, Chester E.
  • Ravitch, Diane
  • Fancher, Robert T
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Education, Humanistic
  • Humanities
  • Education, Humanistic
  • Humanities
  • Geisteswissenschaften
  • High school
  • United States
Label
Against mediocrity : the humanities in America's high schools, edited by Chester E. Finn, Jr., Diane Ravitch, Robert T. Fancher ; with a foreword by William Bennett
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A project of the Educational Excellence Network of Vanderbilt University's Institute for Public Policy Studies."
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 270-273
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / William J. Bennett -- Introduction / Chester E. Finn, Diane Ravitch, and Robert T. Fancher -- The uses of humanistic schooling / Harry S. Broudy -- Language, reasoning, and the humanities / Leon Botstein -- English teaching and humane culture / Robert T. Fancher -- Foreign languages and humane learning / Carlos R. Hortas -- Improving high school history teaching / Clair W. Keller -- Teaching the humanities : the ideal within the real / Scott Colley -- The diminished past : conditions and ideals in the social studies / Gilbert T. Sewall -- On a background for teachers / Peter R. Pouncey -- The intellectual lives of teachers / Edwin J. Delattre -- Teacher education and the predicaments of reform / Gary Sykes -- Teachers and professionalism / Jon Moline -- The state's responsibility for teacher quality / John T. Casteen -- Epilogue : a school administrator's view / Peter R. Greer -- Conclusions and recommendations : high expectations and disciplined effort / Chester E. Finn and Diane Ravitch
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 276 pages
Isbn
9780841909458
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
83022819
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)10183375
  • (OCoLC)ocm10183375
Label
Against mediocrity : the humanities in America's high schools, edited by Chester E. Finn, Jr., Diane Ravitch, Robert T. Fancher ; with a foreword by William Bennett
Publication
Note
"A project of the Educational Excellence Network of Vanderbilt University's Institute for Public Policy Studies."
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 270-273
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / William J. Bennett -- Introduction / Chester E. Finn, Diane Ravitch, and Robert T. Fancher -- The uses of humanistic schooling / Harry S. Broudy -- Language, reasoning, and the humanities / Leon Botstein -- English teaching and humane culture / Robert T. Fancher -- Foreign languages and humane learning / Carlos R. Hortas -- Improving high school history teaching / Clair W. Keller -- Teaching the humanities : the ideal within the real / Scott Colley -- The diminished past : conditions and ideals in the social studies / Gilbert T. Sewall -- On a background for teachers / Peter R. Pouncey -- The intellectual lives of teachers / Edwin J. Delattre -- Teacher education and the predicaments of reform / Gary Sykes -- Teachers and professionalism / Jon Moline -- The state's responsibility for teacher quality / John T. Casteen -- Epilogue : a school administrator's view / Peter R. Greer -- Conclusions and recommendations : high expectations and disciplined effort / Chester E. Finn and Diane Ravitch
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 276 pages
Isbn
9780841909458
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
83022819
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)10183375
  • (OCoLC)ocm10183375

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