John Dewey as educator : his design for work in education (1894-1904) / Arthur G. Wirth.


New York : Wiley, [1966] .

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Subjects Dewey, John, 1859-1952
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Dewey, John, 1859-1952.
Dewey, John.
Éducation.
Pädagogik.
Description xvi, 322 pages ; 22 cm
Copyright Date [1966]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 306-314).
Summary Why would a major figure in philosophy devote so much of his energy to education, a subject passed over lightly by most philsophers? In Dewey's case, it is clear that the concern about education derived in large part from his wider intellectual interests. The purpose of this study is to analyze the relation of Dewey's general philosophy to his ideas about education. Personal events as well as intellectual interests pushed him to confront problems in education. - pages 3.
Contents Part 1 : The theory : philosophical and psychological. Dewey's experience in American schools -- The philosophical rationale -- Dewey's plan for work in education -- Education and the university disciplines -- An image of the teacher and the dynamics of the classroom -- The psychological theory for experimentation in education -- The laboratory school : hypotheses and conceptions -- The sequence of child growth and the educational program -- Part 2 : Curriculum and methodology in the laboratory school. The occupations : in theory and practice -- History as "indirect sociology" -- Science -- Communication and expression (language, mathematics, the arts) -- Evaluation and research -- Secondary and higher education : a search for integration -- Education and the ethical life -- Postscript -- Appendix : Plan of organization of the University Primary School (1895?) : a rationale for the laboratory school prepared by Dewey prior to its opening.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)177323
(OCoLC)ocm00177323
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WorldCat Identities Wirth, Arthur G.
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