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Pedagogy, Printing and Protestantism
Pedagogy, Printing and Protestantism (July 1989)
The Discourse on Childhood
Carmen Luke - Author

"The author's creativity lies in bringing Foucault's perspective to bear on the convergence of many forces in 15th and 16th century Europe." -- Clifford Hill, Columbia University

Using Foucault's history of discourse, this book examines the relationship between the invention of the printing press and the evolution of concepts regarding childhood and schooling. It is an interdisciplinary study of schooling, childhood, literacy, and protestant...(Read More)
What's Worth Teaching?
What's Worth Teaching? (April 1989)
Selecting, Organizing, and Integrating Knowledge
Marion Brady - Author

In his daring and ground-breaking work, Brady argues that the most satisfactory way to make the general education curriculum a coherent whole is not by bridging between the parts but by recognizing them as integral, logically-related components of larger entities. These "larger entities" are socio-cultural systems.

When considering what's worth teaching, administrators and faculty typically have faced issues such as these:

For decad...(Read More)
Whitehead, Process Philosophy, and Education
Whitehead, Process Philosophy, and Education (June 1983)
Robert S. Brumbaugh - Author

This book shows clearly how philosophy can be applied to education in an effective manner. It is applied metaphysics in the fullest sense—a truly practical philosophy book.

Robert Brumbaugh shows convincingly how our current educational practices are based on a metaphysics derived from seventeenth-century physics. Our modern understanding of reality implies a very different view of education and very different edu...(Read More)
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