This volume offers a set of strategies and materials in education, developed to assist teachers in guiding their classroom and students in understanding fundamental subjects of teaching. It serves to ensure the highest levels of academic achievement for all students and will help students develop a positive self-concept by providing knowledge about the various dimensions of teaching. Including contributions from academics and researchers, the book encompasses eight chapters: Fundamental Concepts of Education; Teachers and Teaching; Social Foundation of Education; Philosophy and Educational Philosophy; Psychology and Educational Psychology; Foundation of Educational Politics; Comparative Educational Systems; and Sociocultural Perspectives.This volume will appeal to a wide range of readers, including educators, researchers, students, teacher trainers, and teachers of all subjects and of all levels, who wish to develop both personally and professionally.
Hasan Arslan is a Professor at the Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Turkey. He holds a BA in Educational Administration and Supervision from the Hacettepe University of Ankara, Turkey, an MA in Educational Administration, and a PhD in Higher Education Administration from the American University in Washington, DC. His research interests include educational policy and administration, higher education policy, student leadership and multicultural education. He has published numerous articles, and he has authored Turkish Educational System and School Administration, Class Management (2011), and co-edited Applied Social Sciences: Education Sciences (2013), Multicultural Education (2013), Contemporary Approaches in Education (2015), Research on Social Studies (2016), Contemporary Approaches in Education and Communication (2016), and Research on Humanities and Social Sciences (2017).