ERIC Number: EJ796346
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Reference Count: 93
The Return of Practice to Higher Education: Resolution of a Paradox
Raelin, Joseph A.
Journal of General Education, v56 n1 p57-77 2007
Although academic provision has become associated with professional education, knowledge is delivered through standard classroom methodology associated with liberal arts education. Elsewhere, a "practice turn" has elevated experience as a basis for knowledge. This article shows how practice became detached from theory and how through praxis they can be reintegrated.
Descriptors: Liberal Arts, Higher Education, Teaching Methods, Educational Theories, Professional Education, Educational History, Reflective Teaching, Teacher Behavior, Teacher Student Relationship, Teacher Role, Epistemology, Educational Improvement
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Education Level: Higher Education
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