ERIC Number: EJ462122
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Literacy for Stupidification: The Pedagogy of Big Lies.
Macedo, Donaldo P.
Harvard Educational Review, v63 n2 p183-206 Sum 1993
This critique of the current educational system challenges educators to examine potentially dangerous educational practices that foster specialization while ignoring the need to develop critical thinking. Examples demonstrate that, without the ability to interpret the world critically, people are subject to political manipulation, a state perpetuated by the nature of pedagogy today. (SK)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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