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Uses of Schooling (Reissue) (Hardcover) (Harry S. Broudy)

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The Uses of Schooling, first published in 1988, proposes a radically different approach to the evaluation of education. Professor Broudy shows that the common criteria of school effectiveness – that is the ability to replicate the end-of-course performance on examinations or to apply such results – clearly demonstrates the ‘uselessness’ of much of the investment made in schooling. This is so because, unless constantly reinforced by repetition the ability to replace test performance is rapidly diminished after formal school ends. This study will be of interest to students of education.

Edition: Reissue
Number of Pages: 131
Genre: Education
Series Title: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Education
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Harry S. Broudy
Language: English
Street Date: September 7, 2016
TCIN: 51638264
UPC: 9781138692367
Item Number (DPCI): 248-27-0526
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