Democracy and Education: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Education


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(3.8 stars; 11 reviews)

An important, controversial, and often cited work on public education. Dewey discusses the role of public education in a democracy and the different methods for achieving quality in education. After its initial publication, this book began a revolution in educational thinking; one that emphasized growth, experience, and activity as key elements in promoting democratic qualities in students and educators alike. (Introduction by timferreira) (16 hr 20 min)

Chapters

00 - Preface 1:49 Read by Tim Ferreira
01 - Education as a Necessity of Life 20:40 Read by Tim Ferreira
02 - Education as a Social Function 31:18 Read by Tim Ferreira
03 - Education as Direction 41:42 Read by Tim Ferreira
04 - Education as Growth 27:55 Read by Tim Ferreira
05 - Preparation, Unfolding, and Formal Discipline 40:00 Read by Floyd Wilde
06 - Education as Conservative and Progressive 41:56 Read by Bill Mosley
07 - The Democratic Conception in Education 47:28 Read by Wiley Combs
08 - Aims in Education 29:57 Read by fshort
09 - Natural Development and Social Efficiency as Aims 38:46 Read by detroitreads
10 - Interest and Discipline 41:29 Read by Jon Miller
11 - Experience and Thinking 37:35 Read by Tyran Rexx
12 - Thinking in Education 32:15 Read by Shawn Bayern
13 - The Nature of Method 41:58 Read by fshort
14 - The Nature of Subject Matter 37:16 Read by detroitreads
15 - Play and Work in the Curriculum 32:54 Read by fshort
16 - The Significance of Geography and History 29:14 Read by fshort
17 - Science in the Course of Study 32:26 Read by fshort
18 - Educational Values 58:23 Read by Luke Sartor
19 - Labor and Leisure 34:05 Read by detroitreads
20 - Intellectual and Practical Studies 49:52 Read by Raz Mason
21 - Physical and Social Studies: Naturalism and Humanism 36:24 Read by TriciaG
22 - The Individual and the World 40:42 Read by Arnie Horton
23 - Vocational Aspects of Education 47:54 Read by Raz Mason
24 - Philosophy of Education 25:50 Read by fshort
25 - Theories of Knowledge 42:35 Read by Lucretia B.
26 - Theories of Morals 38:19 Read by fshort

Reviews

awful book great reading


(5 stars)

Though interesting this is one of the worst books ever written and is one of the reasons why the American education system is so bad. The reading is nice and good and I appreciate all of the readers.