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Systems theory for pragmatic schooling : toward principles of democratic education

Author: Craig A Cunningham
Publisher: [Basingstoke] : Palgrave Pivot, 2014.
Series: Cultural and social foundations of education.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Systems Theory for Pragmatic Schooling combines John Dewey's conception of the nature of nature and philosophy of experience with contemporary systems theory and concepts related to complexity to argue for reconceptualising the purposes of schooling to focus on the development of the unique potential for a diverse democracy society.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Craig A Cunningham
ISBN: 9781137449320 1137449322
OCLC Number: 892910149
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: 1. The Schooling We Have --
2. The Nature of Nature --
3. Systems --
4. The Complexities of Schooling --
5. Learners and Learning --
6. Teachers and Teaching --
7. The Schooling We Need --
8. Epilogue.
Series Title: Cultural and social foundations of education.
Responsibility: Craig A. Cunningham.

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Writing for educators and education leaders, Cunningham shows that combining a philosophy of pragmatism with thinking about education as systems can illuminate challenges in contemporary schooling  Read more...

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