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Mulcahy, D. E.

Overview
Works: 3 works in 3 publications in 1 language and 222 library holdings
Genres: Cross-cultural studies 
Classifications: LA191, 370.97
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Most widely held works by D. E Mulcahy
Education in North America by D. E Mulcahy( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Reference guide to the main themes in American and ACanadian education from their historical roots to the present time. The book brings global awareness to the discussion of local issues in North American education and sheds light on the similar and different ways that Canada and the United States have moved in light of political and social changes"--Page 4 of cover
Pedagogy, praxis and purpose in education by Cara M Mulcahy( )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recent years have shown the growth of federal legislation and programs having a profound impact on educational policy and practice, and a decline in reliance on broadly based educational justifications. Paralleling this development has been the emergence of well-endowed and influential private foundations, and an increase in corporate influence in shaping policy. In this volume the authors consider the discourse, rhetoric, and underlying values that sustain these developments alongside those that underlie more longstanding and competing educational theories and practices. This volume highlights the importance of recognizing opposing conceptualizations of education-some more educationally productive than others- and their core values, approaches to student learning, strengths and weaknesses, and justification. The authors analyze and critique what Jane Roland Martin has referred to as 'the deep structure of educational thought', and seek improved educational policy and practice with particular reference to curriculum and pedagogy. It features a comparative analysis of competing discourses including autocratic control, limited personal development, and praxis
Discourses on Pedagogy, Praxis and Purpose in Education by Cara M Mulcahy( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recent years have shown the growth of federal legislation and programs having a profound impact on educational policy and practice, and a decline in reliance on broadly based educational justifications. Paralleling this development has been the emergence of well-endowed and influential private foundations, and an increase in corporate influence in shaping policy. In this volume the authors consider the discourse, rhetoric, and underlying values that sustain these developments alongside those that underlie more longstanding and competing educational theories and practices. This volume highlight
 
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