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|Named Person:||Georg Kerschensteiner; Melvil Dewey; Max Weber; Georg Simmel; Melvil Dewey; Georg Kerschensteiner; Georg Simmel; Max Weber|
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|Description:||278 p. ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Contents: The Pedagogue Georg Kerschensteiner: A Brief Biography - The German Concept of Bildung and School Reform in the 19th Century - Joy in Work - Germany's Educational Debates in the Industrial Age - Georg Kerschensteiner's Concept of the 'Arbeitsschule' - A Plea for Work as a Foundation for Education - Kerschensteiner as the 'Pestalozzi of Our Time' - A Pedagogical Hero and His Tragedy - School Reform and Pragmatism: John Dewey's Ambiguous Impact on Modernisation in Germany - Education as Self-guidance - Max Weber's Alternative to Liberal Education - Georg Simmel's Discourse of Life and Form as a Blueprint for Georg Kerschensteiner's Theory of Education - Apprenticeship, Vocational Education and the Rise of the Dual System - Efficiency and Vocationalism as Structuring Principles of Vocation-oriented Education in the USA - The Development of Vocational Pedagogy in Germany.|
|Series Title:||Studies in vocational and continuing education, v. 9|
[This book's] interest extends far beyond VET and workplace learning to wider educational thinking. It offers new insights to educational theorists and comparative scholars, from primary to higher