ERIC Number: EJ638079
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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An Interview with John Dewey on Science Education.
Informal Learning, n34 p1,11-13 Jan-Feb 1999
John Dewey believed that all genuine learning comes about through experience. This introduction to Dewey's work explains Dewey's theories regarding knowledge and intellectual development, the acquisition of a body of facts versus learning scientific ways of treating experience, and the significance of Dewey's theories on informal learning centers that combine entertainment and education. (PVD)
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Experiential Learning, Informal Education, Inquiry, Intellectual Development, Learning Theories, Museums, Relevance (Education), Science Education
Informal Learning Experiences, Inc., P.O. Box 42328, Washington, DC 20015.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - General
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