Experience And Education

Experience And Education
Author: John Dewey
Pages: 96
ISBN: 1416587276
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Release: 2007-11-01
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Experience and Education is the best concise statement on education ever published by John Dewey, the man acknowledged to be the pre-eminent educational theorist of the twentieth century. Written more than two decades after Democracy and Education (Dewey's most comprehensive statement of his position in educational philosophy), this book demonstrates how Dewey reformulated his ideas as a result of his intervening experience with the progressive schools and in the light of the criticisms his theories had received. Analyzing both "traditional" and "progressive" education, Dr. Dewey here insists that neither the old nor the new education is adequate and that each is miseducative because neither of them applies the principles of a carefully developed philosophy of experience. Many pages of this volume illustrate Dr. Dewey's ideas for a philosophy of experience and its relation to education. He particularly urges that all teachers and educators looking for a new movement in education should think in terms of the deeped and larger issues of education rather than in terms of some divisive "ism" about education, even such an "ism" as "progressivism." His philosophy, here expressed in its most essential, most readable form, predicates an American educational system that respects all sources of experience, on that offers a true learning situation that is both historical and social, both orderly and dynamic.

Experience and Education

Experience and Education
Author: John Dewey
Pages: 91
ISBN: 0844659614
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Release: 1983-01-01
Editor: Peter Smith Pub Incorporated
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The educational theorist analyzes the shortcomings of both traditional and progressive approaches to education

Experience and Education

Experience and Education
Author: John Dewey
Pages: 181
ISBN: PSU:000050016495
Available:
Release: 1998
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Synopsis: Experience and Education is the best concise statement on education ever published by John Dewey, the man acknowledged to be the pre-eminent educational theorist of the twentieth century. Written more than two decades after Democracy and Education (Dewey's most comprehensive statement of his position in educational philosophy), this book demonstrates how Dewey reformulated his ideas as a result of his intervening experience with the progressive schools and in the light of the criticisms his theories had received. Analyzing both "traditional" and "progressive" education, Dr Dewey here insists that neither the old nor the new education is adequate and that each is miseducative because neither of them applies the principles of a carefully developed philosophy of experience. Many pages of this volume illustrate Dr Dewey's ideas for a philosophy of experience and its relation to education. He particularly urges that all teachers and educators looking for a new movement in education should think in terms of the deepen and larger issues of education rather than in terms of some divisive "ism" about education, even such an "ism" as "progressivism." His philosophy, here expressed in its most essential, most readable form, predicates an American educational system that respects all sources of experience, on that offers a true learning situation that is both historical and social, both orderly and dynamic.

Using Experience For Learning

Using Experience For Learning
Author: Boud, David,Cohen, Ruth,Walker, David
Pages: 189
ISBN: 9780335190959
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Release: 1993-10-01
Editor: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

What are the key ideas that underpin learning from experience? How do we learn from experience? How does context and purpose influence learning? How does experience impact on individual and group learning? How can we help others to learn from their experience? "Using Experience for Learning" reflects current interest in the importance of experience in informal and formal learning, whether it be applied for course credit, new forms of learning in the workplace, or acknowledging autonomous learning outside educational institutions. It also emphasizes the role of personal experience in learning: ideas are not separate from experience; relationships and personal interests impact on learning; and emotions have a vital part to play in intellectual learning. All the contributors write themselves into their chapters, giving an autobiographical account of how their experiences have influenced their learning and what has led them to their current views and practice. "Using Experience for Learning" brings together a wide range of perspectives and conceptual frameworks with contributors from four continents, and should be a valuable addition to the field of experiential learning.

Education Experience and Existence

Education  Experience and Existence
Author: John Quay
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9781135969905
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Release: 2013-07-18
Editor: Routledge
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Education, Experience and Existence proposes a new way of understanding education that delves beneath the conflict, confusion and compromise that characterize its long history. At the heart of this new understanding is what John Dewey strove to expound: a coherent theory of experience. Dewey’s reputation as a pragmatist is well known, but where experience is concerned pragmatism is only half the story. The other half is phenomenological, as crafted by Martin Heidegger. Encompassing both is Charles Sanders Peirce, whose philosophy draws pragmatism and phenomenology together in an embrace which enables a truly experiential philosophy to emerge. The book approaches the problem of confusion in education and philosophy by beginning with our most basic understandings of existence. Existence as an interaction is the starting point of modern science, and existence as individuality offers an aesthetic origin, attending to existence as a simple unity. In our contemporary world where scientific ways of thinking are privileged, the aesthetic whole is often overlooked, especially in education. Yet both are connected. A coherent theory of experience is therefore a marriage between phenomenology and pragmatism, enabling each to maintain its position by acknowledging how both are required. The book is divided into three main parts: - confusion in philosophy and education - a coherent theory of experience - a coherent theory of education. Quay suggests that education benefits from such a coherent theory of experience by better comprehending its connection to life. More than just knowing, more than just doing, education is about being. This book will be of interest to philosophers, educators and educational philosophers.

Forms of Education

Forms of Education
Author: Emile Bojesen
Pages: 152
ISBN: 9781351060653
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Release: 2019-12-19
Editor: Routledge
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Forms of Education analyses the basic tenets of the humanist legacy in terms of its educational ethos, examining its contradictions and its limits, as well as the extent of its capture of educational thought. It develops a broader conception of educational experience, which challenges and exceeds those limits. This book deflates the compulsion to educate. It delegitimises the imposition of any particular practice in education. It defines education, openly and non-restrictively, as the (de)formation of non-stable subjects, arguing that education does not require specific formations, nor the formation of specific forms, only that form does not cease being formed in the experience of the non-stable subject. Exploding and pluralising what amounts to ‘education’, this book rethinks what might still be called educational experience against and outside the ethos of the humanist legacy that confines its meaning. This book will be of interest to scholars and postgraduate students in the fields of philosophy of education, educational theory, history of education and sociology of education.

Learning Online

Learning Online
Author: George Veletsianos
Pages: 184
ISBN: 9781421438108
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Release: 2020-05-19
Editor: JHU Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Writing in an evocative, accessible, and concise manner, Veletsianos concretely demonstrates why it is so important to pay closer attention to the stories of students—who may have instructive and insightful ideas about the future of education.

The Emotional Experience of Learning and Teaching

The Emotional Experience of Learning and Teaching
Author: Gianna Henry,Elsie Osborne,Isca Salzberger-Wittenberg
Pages: 176
ISBN: 9781134930333
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Release: 2003-09-02
Editor: Routledge
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

First published in 1983. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Democratic Education and the Public Sphere

Democratic Education and the Public Sphere
Author: Masamichi Ueno
Pages: 182
ISBN: 9781317564942
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Release: 2015-07-30
Editor: Routledge
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This book considers John Dewey’s philosophy of democratic education and his theory of public sphere from the perspective of the reconstruction and redefinition of the dominant liberalist movement. By bridging art education and public sphere, and drawing upon contemporary mainstream philosophies, Ueno urges for the reconceptualization of the education of mainstream liberalism and indicates innovative visions on the public sphere of education. Focusing on Dewey’s theory of aesthetic education as an origin of the construction of public sphere, chapters explore his art education practices and involvement in the Barnes Foundation of Philadelphia, clarifying the process of school reform based on democratic practice. Dewey searched for an alternative approach to public sphere and education by reimagining the concept of educational right from a political and ethical perspective, generating a collaborative network of learning activities, and bringing imaginative meaning to human life and interaction. This book proposes educational visions for democracy and public sphere in light of Pragmatism aesthetic theory and practice. Democratic Education and the Public Sphere will be key reading for academics, researchers and postgraduate studies in the fields of the philosophy of education, curriculum theory, art education, and educational policy and politics. The book will also be of interest to policy makers and politicians who are engaged in educational reform.

The Experience of Neoliberal Education

The Experience of Neoliberal Education
Author: Bonnie Urciuoli
Pages: 252
ISBN: 9781785338649
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Release: 2018-05-22
Editor: Berghahn Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The college experience is increasingly positioned to demonstrate its value as a worthwhile return on investment. Specific, definable activities, such as research experience, first-year experience, and experiential learning, are marketed as delivering precise skill sets in the form of an individual educational package. Through ethnography-based analysis, the contributors to this volume explore how these commodified "experiences" have turned students into consumers and given them the illusion that they are in control of their investment. They further reveal how the pressure to plan every move with a constant eye on a demonstrable return has supplanted traditional approaches to classroom education and profoundly altered the student experience.

The Experience of Education in Anglo Saxon Literature

The Experience of Education in Anglo Saxon Literature
Author: Irina Dumitrescu
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781108416863
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Release: 2018-01-31
Editor: Cambridge University Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Reveals the rich emotional experience of teaching and learning as revealed in Anglo-Saxon literature.

Education Ethics and Experience

Education  Ethics and Experience
Author: Michael Hand,Richard Davies
Pages: 168
ISBN: 9781317507062
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Release: 2015-11-06
Editor: Routledge
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Education, Ethics and Experience is a collection of original philosophical essays celebrating the work of one of the most influential philosophers of education of the last 40 years. Richard Pring’s substantial body of work has addressed topics ranging from curriculum integration to the comprehensive ideal, vocational education to faith schools, professional development to the privatisation of education, moral seriousness to the nature of educational research. The twelve essays collected here explore and build on Pring’s treatment of topics that are central to the field of philosophy of education and high on the agenda of education policy-makers. The essays are by no means uncritical: some authors disagree sharply with Pring; others see his arguments as useful but incomplete, in need of addition or amendment. But all acknowledge their intellectual debt to him and recognise him as a giant on whose shoulders they stand. This book will be a welcome and lively read for educational academics, researchers and students of Educational Studies and Philosophy.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Premium Edition Including Democracy Education

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION     Premium Edition  Including Democracy   Education
Author: John Dewey
Pages: 102
ISBN: 9788026853848
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Release: 2016-05-14
Editor: e-artnow
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This carefully crafted ebook: "EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION – Premium Edition (Including Democracy & Education)” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Experience and Education stresses the importance of the social and interactive processes of learning. It also emphasizes experience, experiment, purposeful learning and freedom as essential components of progressive education. Democracy and Education synthesizes, criticizes, and expands upon the democratic (or proto-democratic) educational philosophies of Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Plato. John Dewey (1859-1952) is one of the primary figures associated with the philosophy of pragmatism and is considered one of the founders of functional psychology. His ideas have been influential in education and social reform. Known for his advocacy of democracy, Dewey considered two fundamental elements—schools and civil society—to be major topics needing attention and reconstruction to encourage experimental intelligence and plurality. Excerpt: "Mankind likes to think in terms of extreme opposites. It is given to formulating its beliefs in terms of Either-Or, between which it recognizes no intermediate possibilities. When forced to recognize that the extremes cannot be acted upon, it is still inclined to hold that they are all right in theory but that when it comes to practical matters circumstances compel us to compromise. Educational philosophy is no exception.” (Experience and Education)

Intercultural Experience and Education

Intercultural Experience and Education
Author: Geof Alred,Michael Byram
Pages: 242
ISBN: 185359606X
Available:
Release: 2003
Editor: Multilingual Matters
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This edited volume explores the educational significance of intercultural experience. It offers a broader conception of interculturality than commonly found in the area of foreign language teaching. Contributors represent a diverse range of academic and professional interests. The aim of the book is to encourage dialogue and interchange across this range, and beyond, to stimulate thinking about the educational value of intercultural experience.

Empirical Philosophical Investigations in Education and Embodied Experience

Empirical Philosophical Investigations in Education and Embodied Experience
Author: Joacim Andersson,Jim Garrison,Leif Östman
Pages: 145
ISBN: 9783319746098
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Release: 2018-04-06
Editor: Springer
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Drawing on John Dewey and the later Ludwig Wittgenstein, this book employs philosophy as a conceptual resource to develop new methodological and analytical tools for conducting in situ empirical investigations. Chapter one explores the philosophies of Wittgenstein and Dewey. Chapter two exposits Deweyan ideas of embodiment, the primacy of the aesthetic encounter, and aesthetically expressive meaning underdeveloped in Wittgenstein. Chapter three introduces the method of practical epistemological analysis (PEA) and a model of situated epistemic relations (SER) to investigate the learning of body techniques in dinghy sailing. The concluding chapter introduces a model of situated artistic relations (SAR) to investigate the learning of artistic techniques of self-expression in the Swedish sloyd classroom.

Student Usability in Educational Software and Games Improving Experiences

Student Usability in Educational Software and Games  Improving Experiences
Author: Gonzalez, Carina
Pages: 439
ISBN: 9781466619883
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Release: 2012-08-31
Editor: IGI Global
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

"This book explores new models of interaction and human-computer interaction paradigms as applied to learning environments"--Provided by publisher.

School Experience

School Experience
Author: Peter Woods,Martyn Hammersley
Pages: 296
ISBN: 9781351819329
Available:
Release: 2017-04-28
Editor: Routledge
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

First published in 1977, this volume brings together a range of viewpoints, informed by reports of empirical research, which bear on the experience of school. Each chapter demonstrates the application of the ‘new sociology of education’ in its various guises to the world of teachers and pupils. In doing so, they exemplify the fields of investigation opened up by these theoretical developments, and also suggest directions ahead. The tensions in the articles reflect the tensions that existed in the sociology of education. By bringing them together, the aim of this volume is to contribute to a more soundly based sociology of education.

Dewey on Education

Dewey on Education
Author: John Dewey
Pages: 134
ISBN: STANFORD:36105007973410
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Release: 1959
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Dworkin has gathered some of Dewey's clearest and most characteristic statements on education and set them in the stream of American social and intellectual history. In addition, he has indicated some of the rich literature available to those who would probe more deeply into Dewey's ideas and the context in which they matured.

Multidisciplinary Perspectives on International Student Experience in Canadian Higher Education

Multidisciplinary Perspectives on International Student Experience in Canadian Higher Education
Author: Vander Tavares
Pages: 404
ISBN: 9781799850311
Available:
Release: 2020-10
Editor: IGI Global
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Canada has become one of the most popular destinations for international students at the higher education level. A number of complex factors and trends, both in Canada and globally, have contributed to the emergence of Canada as a destination for international higher education. However, more research is still needed to better understand the experiences of international students in Canada considering the rapid growth in numbers as well as the social, political, and linguistic singularity of Canada as a destination.

Multidisciplinary Perspectives on International Student Experience in Canadian Higher Education is an essential scholarly publication that explores international students' experiences in Canadian colleges and universities. It seeks to explore the various factors, aspects, challenges, and successes that characterize the international student experience in Canadian higher education from the perspective of international students and the academic communities to which they belong. Featuring a wide range of topics such as information literacy, professional development, and experiential learning, this book is ideal for academicians, instructors, researchers, policymakers, curriculum designers, and students.

Aesthetic Experience in Science Education

Aesthetic Experience in Science Education
Author: Per-Olof Wickman
Pages: 202
ISBN: 9781135602024
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Release: 2006-04-21
Editor: Routledge
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This book examines the role of aesthetic experience in learning science and in science education from the perspective of knowledge as action and language use. The theoretical underpinnings are based on the writings of John Dewey and Ludwig Wittgenstein. In their spirit aesthetics is examined as it appears in the lives of people and how it relates to the activities in which they are involved. Centered around an empirical analysis of how students and their teachers use aesthetic language and acts during laboratory and field work, the book demonstrates that aesthetics is something that is constantly talked about in science class and that these aesthetic experiences are intimately involved in learning science. These empirical findings are related to current debates about the relation between aesthetics and science, and about motivation, participation, learning and socio-cultural issues in science education. This book features: *an empirical demonstration of the importance and specific roles of aesthetic experiences in learning science; *a novel contribution to the current debate on how to understand motivation, participation and learning; and *a new methodology of studying learning in action. Part I sketches out the theoretical concepts of Wickman's practical epistemology analysis of the fundamental role of aesthetics in science and science education. Part II develops these concepts through an analysis of the use of aesthetic judgments when students and teachers are talking in university science classes. Part III sums up the general implications of the theoretical underpinnings and empirical findings for teaching and learning science. Here Wickman expands the findings of his study beyond the university setting to K-8 school science, and explicates what it would mean to make science education more aesthetically meaningful. Wickman's conclusions deal to a large extent with aesthetic experience as individual transformation and with people's prospects for participation in an activity such as science education. These conclusions have significance beyond science teaching and learning that should be of concern to educators generally. This book is intended for educational researchers, graduate students, and teacher educators in science education internationally, as well as those interested in aesthetics, philosophy of education, discourse analysis, socio-cultural issues, motivation, learning and meaning-making more generally.