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Foundations of Education - Vantage Digital Option

Third Edition


August 2021 | SAGE Publications, Inc
ISBN: 978-1-0718-4120-4


STUDENTS


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The Third Edition of Foundations of Education makes core topics in education accessible and personally meaningful to students pursuing a career within the education profession. It offers readers the breadth of coverage, scholarly depth, and conceptual analysis of contemporary issues that will help them gain a realistic and insightful perspective of the field. Foundations of Education - Vantage Digital Option, Third Edition delivers the trusted content from Leslie S. Kaplan and William A. Owing’s text on SAGE Vantage, an intuitive digital platform that features auto-graded assignments and interactive multimedia tools—including assignable video—all carefully designed to ignite student engagement and drive critical thinking. It offers easy course setup and enables students to better prepare for class.  For a personalized demo, please contact your SAGE representative.

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About Foundations of Education, Third Edition

A modern and comprehensive introduction to the field, Foundations of Education makes core topics in education accessible and personally meaningful to students pursuing a career within the education profession. In a clear and direct prose, authors Leslie S. Kaplan and William A. Owings offer readers the breadth of coverage, scholarly depth, and conceptual analysis of contemporary issues that will help them gain a realistic and insightful perspective of the field. In addition to classic coverage of foundational topics such as educational philosophy, history, reform, law, and finance, the newly-revised Third Edition features a special emphasis on social justice issues, considers key debates around today’s education trends, and underscores the theory and practice behind meeting the needs of all learners.

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LMS cartridge included with this title for use in Blackboard, Canvas, Brightspace by Desire2Learn (D2L), and Moodle

The LMS cartridge makes it easy to import this title’s instructor resources into your learning management system (LMS). These resources include:

  • Test banks
  • Editable chapter-specific PowerPoint® slides
  • Sample course syllabi
  • Lecture notes
  • All tables and figures from the textbook 
Don’t use an LMS platform?

You can still access all of the same online resources for this title via the password-protected Instructor Resource Site.
Key features

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  • Pedagogical Scaffolding
    Builds on core concepts, moving students from basic understanding to mastery.
  • Confidence Builder
    Offers frequent Knowledge Checks, applied-learning multimedia tools (including assignable video with assessment), and chapter tests with focused feedback to ensure students know key concepts. Additionally, data analysis activities help build data literacy skills.
  • eReading Experience
    Makes it easy for students to learn by presenting content in easy-to-digest chunks accompanied by frequent Knowledge Checks. The eReader also features notetaking, highlighting, definition look-up, and other helpful reading tools.
  • Assignments and Measurement Made Simple
    Feeds auto-graded assignments to your gradebook, with real-time insight into student and class performance. The highly visual reports show if your students are struggling and where they need the most help.
  • LMS Integration
    Saves you time by giving you access to all course materials from one location. SAGE Vantage can integrate with your LMS providing Single Sign-On (SSO) and gradebook integration.
  • Simple Course Setup and Management
    Enables you to set up your course in just 3 steps—so fast you can complete it in minutes! Additionally, instructor control over assignments, content selection, due dates, and grading supports the way you choose to teach.

  • Quality Content
    Written by expert authors and teachers you trust, content is not sacrificed for technical features.
  • Student Dashboard
    Offers a highly visual student dashboard for easy access to grades, so students know exactly where they stand in your course and where they might improve.
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    Easy to access across mobile, desktop, and tablet devices, SAGE Vantage enables students to engage with the material you choose, learn by applying knowledge, and soar with confidence by performing better in your course.

KEY FEATURES OF FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION, THIRD EDITION 

  • “Learning Objectives” correlate to the main sections of each chapter to help students focus their attention on key information.
  • “American Educational Spotlight” sections contain professional and personal accounts of notable individuals from diverse backgrounds who have contributed in a major way to the topic under study.
  • “Reflect & Discuss Activities” such as minds-on, small group and class exercises immediately follow major concepts in each chapter to help students make the information they read relevant and personally meaningful.
  • “Did you get it quizzes?” allow students to measure their performance against the learning objectives in each chapter. 
  • “Diverse Voices” are included in several chapters in the form of personal essays from individuals who have encountered problems relating to disability, race, sexual identity, and poverty, as well as suggestions for how teachers can help students with similar experiences. 
  • “Flip Sides” presents a range of philosophical and practical educational dilemmas to encourage students to apply their learning. 
  • “Icons” appear throughout exploring issues on diversity, Common Core State Standards, Technology, and InTASC Standards.

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