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" An experience is always what it is because of a transaction taking place between an individual and what, at the time, constitutes his environment, whether the latter consists of persons with whom he is talking about some topic or event, the subject talked... "
Experience And Education - Page 43
by John Dewey - 2007 - 96 pages
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Philosophy of Woman: An Anthology of Classic to Current Concepts

Mary Briody Mahowald - Philosophy - 1994 - 520 pages
...toys with which she is playing; the book she is reading . . . ; or the materials of an experiment she is performing. The environment, in other words, is...capacities to create the experience which is had. (Dewey 1938, 43—44) Rosenblatt herself did not fully explore the radical consequences of either pragmatism...
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Experimenting with the World: John Dewey and the Early Childhood Classroom

Harriet K. Cuffaro - Education - 1995 - 125 pages
...selectively seeking meaning and significance in interaction with the environment. And the environment is "whatever conditions interact with personal needs,...capacities to create the experience which is had" (EE, 44; LW 13:25). IMPLICATIONS FOR CURRICULUM PLANNING AND TEACHING The two criteria for evaluating...
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Complexities of Teaching: Child-centred Perspectives

Ciaran Sugrue - Education - 1997 - 253 pages
...how this principle is transformed into classroom actions. Dewey (1938, p. 44) argues that environment is 'whatever conditions interact with personal needs,...capacities to create the experience which is had'. However, it seems unhelpful to interpret Dewey's (1938, pp. 33-50) criteria of experience (continuity...
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Educational Reform: A Deweyan Perspective

Douglas J. Simpson, Michael John Brierley Jackson - Education - 1997 - 345 pages
...environment that includes factories, businesses, parks, streets, houses, vehicles, trees and so on — or "whatever conditions interact with personal needs,...purposes, and capacities to create the experience" a child has (EE, 44). This greater educational community is unusually important because "every place...
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Reading Dewey: Interpretations for a Postmodern Generation

Larry A. Hickman - Philosophy - 1998 - 271 pages
...place between an individual and what, at the time, constitutes his environment. ... The environment... is whatever conditions interact with personal needs,...capacities to create the experience which is had." 8 Situations have a certain quality that we feel even before we engage them cognitively. Initially...
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The Politics of the Artificial: Essays on Design and Design Studies

Victor Margolin - Art - 2002 - 273 pages
...the persons and things in it to create experiences. "The environment, in other words," says Dewey, "is whatever conditions interact with personal needs,...capacities to create the experience which is had." 5 Experiences are personally and socially continuous in that "every experience both takes up something...
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The Politics of the Artificial: Essays on Design and Design Studies

Victor Margolin - Art - 2002 - 273 pages
...the persons and things in it to create experiences. "The environment, in other words," says Dewey, "is whatever conditions interact with personal needs,...purposes, and capacities to create the experience which is had."5 Experiences are personally and socially continuous in that "every experience both takes up something...
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Does the World Exist?: Plurisignificant Ciphering of Reality, Volume 79

Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka - Philosophy - 2004 - 882 pages
...experience. The elements of the environment present everything that the individual interacts with. "The environment, in other words, is whatever conditions...capacities to create the experience which is had" (Dewey, J. Experience and Education, The Kappa Delta Pi Lecture Series, Macmiilan Publishing Company,...
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Towards Coherence Between Classroom Assessment and Accountability

National Society for the Study of Education - Education - 2004 - 290 pages
...about also being part of the situation; or the toys with which he is playing; the book he is reading; or the materials of an experiment he is performing....capacities to create the experience which is had. (pp. 43-44) The projects described in this volume systematically and purposefully changed the transactions...
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Phenomenology of Life. Meeting the Challenges of the Present-Day World

Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka - Philosophy - 2006 - 562 pages
...experience. The elements of the environment presents everything that the individual interacts with. "The environment, in other words, is whatever conditions...capacities to create the experience which is had" (J. Dewey, Experience and Education. The Kappa Delta Pi Lecture Series. Macmillan Publishing Company,...
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