ERIC Number: EJ493449
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
Conversation as a Pedagogy of Reform for Public Education.
Common, Dianne L.
Journal of General Education, v43 n4 p241-72 1994
Argues that current school reform efforts are driven by workforce preparation concerns, limiting schools' ability to prepare students for participation in democratic citizenship. Links democracy and the construction of knowledge, proposing a "pedagogy of conversation" to move students beyond personal experience as a basis of knowledge through critical thinking and communication with peers and teachers. (41 references) (MAB)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A