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Learning here means acquisition of what already is incorporated in books and in
the heads of the elders . Moreover , that which is taught is thought of as
essentially static . It is taught as a finished product , with little regard either to the
ways in ...
It is contrary to the laws of experience that learning of this kind , no matter how
thoroughly engrained at the time , should give genuine preparation . Nor does
failure in preparation end at this point . Perhaps the greatest of all pedagogical ...
sive education fails to recognize that the problem of selection and organization of
subjectmatter for study and learning is fundamental . Improvisation that takes
advantage of special occasions prevents teaching and learning from being ...
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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
THE NEED OF A THEORY OF EX PERIENCE
CRITERIA OF EXPERIENCE
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