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Frank, Jeff – Education and Culture, 2017
Philip Jackson's "The Mimetic and the Transformative: Alternative Outlooks on Teaching" is widely read both inside and outside of philosophy of education circles and courses, and is best known for sketching out the long-standing difference between the mimetic and transformative traditions in teaching. In this paper, I argue that we need…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Teaching Methods, Imitation, Transformative Learning
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Dyehouse, Jeremiah; Manke, Krysten – Education and Culture, 2017
Can John Dewey's experiments at the University of Chicago's Laboratory School teach contemporary inquirers about "learning by making?" This article warrants an affirmative answer to this query. Unlike intellectual historians who trace the source of Dewey's and his colleagues' 1890s pedagogies to their cultural biases, we contend that…
Descriptors: Language Acquisition, Parent Child Relationship, Laboratory Schools, Educational Philosophy
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Cohan, Audrey; Howlett, Charles F. – Education and Culture, 2017
The need to build an awareness of peace and of peace education is often a message that is difficult to share with the larger society. John Dewey, an acclaimed American philosopher and intellectual, used his public platform to espouse his ideas on democracy and peace as a resolution to global discord during the years preceding and during World Wars…
Descriptors: Peace, Educational Philosophy, Teaching Methods, Democracy
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Ferriter, Courtney – Education and Culture, 2017
In recent years, opposition to Communism has emerged as Sidney Hook's central philosophical legacy in the eyes of scholars and historians, who tend to ignore all of Hook's pre-Cold War philosophical contributions. Furthermore, critics who treat Hook's anti-Communism often accuse him of abandoning pragmatism for dogmatism in his later career. In…
Descriptors: Social Systems, Democracy, Mentors, Political Attitudes
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Mason, Lance E. – Education and Culture, 2017
This paper explores the significance of Dewey's "Democracy and Education" for "21st-century education," a term used by proponents of curricular standardization and digital ubiquity in classrooms. Though these domains have distinct advocacy groups, they often share similar assumptions about the primary purposes of schooling as…
Descriptors: Democracy, Educational Philosophy, Standards, Advocacy
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Furman, Cara E. – Education and Culture, 2017
This paper is premised on the fact that math can be an important tool in helping people make sense of the world. Math offers a unique and particular lens, helping people to focus on a range of characteristics from shape and amount to the relationship between the general and the particular. To promote math as a tool for making sense, early…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Manipulative Materials, Early Childhood Education, Teaching Methods
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Greenwalt, Kyle A.; Nguyen, Cuong H. – Education and Culture, 2017
In this paper, we explore the degree to which the Buddhist mindfulness practice and the habits of democratic citizenship can be reconstructed in light of each other. We ask what mindfulness is, seeking to first understand it in its Buddhist context. Then we turn to the work of John Dewey in order to seek possibilities for mutual reconstruction.…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Democratic Values, Citizenship Education, Progressive Education
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Vannatta, Seth C. – Education and Culture, 2016
This article summarizes four archetypal responses--the reactionary, conservative, pragmatist, and presentist--to the real or perceived threat to liberal learning in higher education. I advocate a balance between the conservative and the pragmatist responses. A conservative pragmatist response resists the canonical rigidity of the reactionary;…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Liberal Arts, Role of Education, Educational Theories
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Hickman, Larry A. – Education and Culture, 2016
Given the increasing diversity of religious beliefs and outlooks in the United States, John Dewey's proposals regarding "a common faith" can help educators provide the tools for their students to think critically about these and other issues related to the changing religious landscape. Particular attention is given to three groups of…
Descriptors: Religion, Religious Education, Beliefs, Value Judgment
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Jaitner, David – Education and Culture, 2016
From beginning to end, John Dewey's oeuvre is filled with philosophical discussions and political comments on the significance de jure and de facto of a wide range of distinct social spaces. In contrast to subjects he addresses regularly and others that he focuses on occasionally, his work does not systematically address sport. Nonetheless, sport…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Athletics, Movement Education
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Williams, Jerry L. – Education and Culture, 2016
This essay examines the poetry of John Dewey, 101 poems in total. Characteristic of the rhymed and metered poetry of the period, they show a very human side of Dewey. This analysis argues that many of his poems deal with existential themes--love, finitude, and God, for example. On a deeper level these poems are also show connections to Dewey's…
Descriptors: Poetry, Social Change, Poets, Philosophy
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Hanes, Jay Michael; Weisman, Eleanor – Education and Culture, 2016
Two artist-educators analyzed their creative process informed by John Dewey's concepts regarding the act of expression. The essay interweaves a description of their performance piece with a discussion of conceptual processes, including intermediality and collaboration as crucial in art making, learning, and pedagogical efficacy. Both the creation…
Descriptors: Creativity, Art Expression, Self Expression, Experience
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d'Agnese, Vasco – Education and Culture, 2016
The aim of this paper is to discuss the role of art in Deweyan thought, making a case for the relationship among art, experience, and education. I will do so by drawing on both Deweyan works--primarily "Art as Experience" and chapter nine of "Experience and Nature"--and scholarly literature devoted to the issue. Based on those…
Descriptors: Art Education, Aesthetics, Experience, Novelty (Stimulus Dimension)
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Nautiyal, Jaishikha – Education and Culture, 2016
Can everyday spaces, such as coffee shops bustling with rapid activity, promise an aesthetic experience that remains untapped and undertheorized? If so, what kinds of communicative habits make the coffee shop experience aesthetically wholesome? To this end, I engage and extend American pragmatist John Dewey's mission of recovering aesthetic…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Emotional Experience, Physical Environment, Dining Facilities
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Eastman, Nicholas J.; Boyles, Deron – Education and Culture, 2015
This essay situates John Dewey in the context of the founding of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) in 1915. We argue that the 1915 Declaration of Principles, together with World War I, provides contemporary academics important historical justification for rethinking academic freedom and faculty governance in light of…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Governance, Progressive Education, Educational History
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