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ERIC Number: ED472983
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 239
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-885580-06-1
"Under the Tough Old Stars": Ecopedagogical Essays.
Jardine, David W.
This book reviews the pedagogy and ecology of education and the philosophical and historical conditions of these theories, and discusses problems of the curriculum. Contents include: (1) "Introduction: Learning to Work Under the Tough Old Stars"; (2) "Under the Tough Old Stars: Meditation on Pedagogical Hyperactivity and the Mood of Environmental Education" (1996); (3) "Returning Home with Empty Hands" (1990); (4) "The Surroundings" (1998); (5) "Littered with Literacy: An Ecopedagogical Reflection on Whole Language, Pedocentrism, and the Necessity of Refusal" (1994); (6) "The Stubborn Particulars of Grace" (1995); (7) "Ecopedagogical Reflections on Curricular Integration, Scientific Literacy, and the Deep Ecologies of Science Education"; (8) "Even There, the Gods Themselves Are Present" (2000); (9) "Reflections on Education, Hermeneutics, and Ambiguity: Hermeneutics as a Restoring of Life to Its Original Difficulty" (1992); (10) "Birding Lessons and the Teachings of Cicadas" (1998); (11) "Chapter 32 from Speaking with a Boneless Tongue" (1992); (12) "Piaget's Clay and Descartes' Wax" (1988); (13) "The Child of Writing" (1994); (14) "Immortality and the Gesture of Writing" (1996); (15) "Learning to Love the Invalid" (1996); (16) "Walking in the Pure Land" (1994); (17) "Unable to Return to the Gods That Made Them" (1999); and (18) "All Beings Are Your Ancestors". (Contains 121 references.) (YDS)
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Foundation for Educational Renewal, Inc., Brandon, VT.