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Democracy and education

Author: John Dewey
Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Dover edView all editions and formats
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Examines the various methods of providing quality public education in a democratic society stressing growth, experience, and activity as factors that promote a democratic character in students.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Dewey
ISBN: 0486433994 9780486433998
OCLC Number: 54007188
Notes: Originally published: New York : Macmillan, 1916.
Description: ix, 358 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 Education as a Necessity of Life --
Chapter II Education as a Social Function --
Chapter III Education as Direction --
Chapter IV Education as Growth --
Chapter V Preparation, Unfolding, and Formal Discipline --
Chapter VI Education as Conservative and Progressive --
Chapter VII The Democratic Conception in Education --
Chapter VIII Aims in Education --
Chapter IX Natural Development and Social Efficiency as Aims --
Chapter X Interest and Discipline --
Chapter XI Experience and Thinking --
Chapter XII Thinking in Education --
Chapter XIII The Nature of Method --
Chapter XIV The Nature of Subect Matter --
Chapter XV Play and Work in the Curriculum --
Chapter XVI The Significance of Geography and History --
Chapter XVII Science in the Course of Study --
Chapter XVIII Educational Values --
Chapter XIX Labor and Leisure --
Chapter XX Intellectual and Practical Studies --
Chapter XXI Physical and Social Studies: Naturalism and Humanism --
Chapter XXII The Individual and the World --
Chapter XXIII Vocational Aspects of Education --
Chapter XXIV Philosophy of Education --
Chapter XXV Theories of Knowledge --
Chapter XXVI Theories of Morals.
Responsibility: John Dewey.
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Examines the various methods of providing quality public education in a democratic society stressing growth, experience, and activity as factors that promote a democratic character in students.

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