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How many acquired special skills by means of automatic drill so that their power
of judgment and capacity to act intelligently in new situations was limited ? How
many came to associate the learning process with ennui and boredom ?
The statement that individuals live in a world means , in the concrete , that they
live in a series of situations . And when it is said that they live in these situations ,
the meaning of the word “ in ” is different from its meaning when it is said that ...
Different situations succeed one another . But because of the principle of
continuity something is carried over from the earlier to the later ones . As an
individual passes from one situation to another , his world , his environment ,
expands or ...
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The popularity of John Dewey, American pragmatist philosopher and education reformer, has largely waned. But during his 90+ years of life, he was one of the most famous public intellectuals alive ... Read full review
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This was an interesting little book. It would have been very useful to me in my early education courses. Read full review
CHAPTER PAGE 1 TRADITIONAL VS PROGRESSIVE EDUCATION
THE NEED OF A THEORY OF EX PERIENCE
CRITERIA OF EXPERIENCE
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