Studies in Jewish Education II: Jewish...

History, trends and problems with the Jewish education in America.



Studies in Jewish Education II: Jewish Educational Research in Diaspora


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Front Matter Front Flap Half Title Page Title Page Copyright Page Table of Contents Preface Introduction: Trends and Problems in Current Jewish Educational Scholarship Contents I. THE FABRIC OF EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives in Jewish Education Eduardo Rauch: Some Aspects of the Education of Jews in the United States from 1840 to 1920Nature of This StudyEducational ConfigurationsAn Evaluation of the Americanization EraSome Thoughts About the Process of Jewish Acculturation and Assimilation in America Public Schools and the Jewish CommunityPublic Schools and Jewish NeighborhoodsJewish Enthusiasm for Public Schooling?An Interpretation and Future NeedsDavid Schoem: Jewish Schooling and Jewish Survival in the Suburban American CommunityResearch Setting and MethodologyIdentity and CommunitySchool AssumptionsThe CurriculumImplications for ChangeRonald G. Wolfson: A Description and Analysis of an Innovative Living Experience in Israel: the Dream and the RealityII. CURRICULAR THEORY AND PEDAGOGIC MODELS IN JEWISH EDUCATION Sheldon A. Dorph: A Model for Jewish Education in America: Guidelines for the Restructuring of Conservative Congregational EducationPart I: Toward a Theory of Jewish Education: Education as Rededication Two Points Of Process Breakdown and the Jewish Education Today Again: Our Chronic ProblemPart II: The Contemporary SituationPart III: The Ramah Camps: A Study of the Effects of a Sociocultural Environment upon Jewish Behavior and Life Style A Summary of Findings: Educational ImplicationsReligious Behavior and Jewish Camp ExperiencePerceptions of Camp Environment and Its EffectsThe Interrelationship Between Factors and TRB IndicesSome Implications of the FindingsSome Guidelines for Redirecting Educational EnergiesContinuity in timeContinuity in Arenas of LifeContinuity Among Age PopulationsA Final WordRonald Kronish: The Influence of John Dewey upon Jewish Education in AmericaIntroductionDewey's Educational Legacy — Evaluating Dewey's InfluenceThe Americanization of Jewish EducationKallen, Dewey, Cultural Pluralism, and Jewish EducationJewish Educators: Dewey's Theoretical InfluenceThe Gap Between Theory and PracticeThe Lack of Influence in SchoolsSummary and ConclusionsBurton Cohen: The Teaching of Deliberation in the Jewish SchoolIsa Aron: Deweyan Deliberation as a Model for Decision-Making in Jewish EducationDeweyan DeliberationsLimitation of the Deweyan ApproachThe Standard Model of Curricular Decision-MakingDeweyan Deliberation in Jewish EducationConclusionBennett I. Solomon: Curricular Integration in the Jewish All-Day School in the United StatesIntroductionThe Structure of the Disciplines Movement and the Problem of Integration Rationality and ObjectivityReason and EmotionsCognitive Emotions: Joy, Surprise, AweCreative ImaginationSymbolismParticipation within a Community of Investigators and VerstehenEpilogueMichael Zeldin: A Framework for Understanding Change in Jewish EducationBackgroundConceptual Perspectives on Educational ChangeTheories of Educational ChangeA Framework for Understanding Change in Jewish EducationConclusionIII. JEWISH THOUGHT AND JEWISH TEACHING Steve Copeland: The Oral Reading Experience in Jewish LearningOded Schremer: Towards Understanding Buber's I-Thou/I-It Dichotomy in the Context of EducationSources and Conceptual OverviewAttempts at Establishing DialogueThe Educational ContextIV. AMERICAN JEWISH EDUCATION AND JEWISH IDENTIFICATION IN A CHANGING WORLD Geoffrey E. Bock: The Functions of Jewish Schooling in AmericaI. Jewish Identification and SocializationII. The NJPS Identification StudyIII. Defining Jewishness: The Measurement of Jewish Identification IV. The Consequences of Jewish SchoolingA. The Basic Impact of SchoolingB. The Effects of Schooling in the Socialization Process1. The Determinants of Personal Jewishness2. The Determinants of Public JewishnessV. The Role of Jewish Schooling A. Intensity of SchoolingB. The Interrelationship of Personal and Public JewishnessVI. How Does Jewish Schooling Matter?Harold S. Himmelfar: The Impact of Religious Schooling: A SynopsisFigure 1 Dimensions of Religious InvolvementFigure 2 Path Diagram of Variables Leading to Adult religious InvolvementAfterthoughtsAppendix to ScalesMeasures of Religious Involvement (Dependent Variables)Stuart Kelman: Why Parents Send Their Children to Non-Orthodox Jewish Day Schools: A Study of Motivations and GoalsYitzchak Meir Goodman: A Correlation Study of Jewish Education and Hashkafah Among College-Age Jewish StudentsPrevious ResearchThe Research InstrumentAdministration and ProcedureFindingsDiscussions and ConclusionsAppendixThe Q-sortResearch Project 613 Instructions for SCORING SHEETTHE CONTRIBUTORSISA ARONGEOFFREY E. BOCKBARRY CHAZANBURTON COHENSTEVE COPELANDSHELDON A. DORPHYITZCHAK MEIR GOODMANHAROLD S. HIMMELFARBSTUART KELMANRONALD KRONISHEDUARDO RAUCHMICHAEL ROSENAKDAVID SCHOEMODED SCHREMERBENNETT I. SOLOMONRONALD G. WOLFSONMICHAEL ZELDIN
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