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Title Dewey and education in the 21st century : fighting back / edited by Ruth Heilbronn, Christine Doddington, Rupert Higham
Edition First edition
Published Bingley, UK : Emerald Publishing Limited, 2018
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Contents Front Cover; Dewey and Education in The 21st Century: Fighting Back; Copyright Page; Contents; Editor Biographies; Contributor Biographies; Acknowledgements; List of Tables; List of Figures; Editors' Introduction: The Book, the Conference and Fighting Back; Introduction; Part One -- Dewey and Technology; Part Two -- Dewey and Embodiment; Part Three -- Democracy and Development; Epilogue; References; Part 1 Dewey, Experience and Technology; Chapter 1 Preserving Rich Experience in the Digital Age; Introduction; Framing Experience; Like Clockwork: Digitally Enriched Experience in Action
Chapter 3 Constructing Creative Democracy at School by Reading the Classics: A Dialogue between Martha Nussbaum and John Dewey; Introduction; On Antigone and Nussbaum; On Antigone, Dewey and Democracy; An Educational Experience of Creative Democracy with Antigone; References; Part 2 Dewey, Experience and Bodies; Chapter 4 Dewey and the Alexander Technique: Lessons in Mind-Body Learning; Introduction; Body, Mind and Thinking; John Dewey and F. Matthias Alexander; Embodied Learning via the AT; Habit and Learning; Unreliable Sensory Appreciation; The Technique as a Process of Self-Development
Experiential Somaesthetic Practice-Immediacy; The Challenge in Bodily-Led Engagement with the World; Flexibility in Habit and Environment; Conclusion; References; Part 3 Dewey, Experience, Democracy and Education; Chapter 7 Dewey and the Democratic Curriculum; Introduction; Democratic Education and the Academic/Vocational Divide; Standards and the Curriculum; Stakeholders and the Curriculum; Conclusion; References; Chapter 8 Dewey Anticipates Habermas's Paradigm of Communication: The Critique of Individualism and the Basis for Moral Authority in Democracy and Education; Introduction
Framing the Work in Broader Contexts; Lasting Impact of Experience; A Framework for Experience-Based, Technology-Enhanced Thinking; Tool Selection and Use; Closing Thoughts: Is This the Right Way to Use Technology?; References; Chapter 2 The Emergence of Makerspaces, Hackerspaces and Fab Labs: Dewey's Democratic Communities of the Twenty-first Century?; Introduction; Formally or Naturally Occurring Education; Newer Forms of Space -- The Makerspace; Case Study; The Nature of Learning and a Space to 'Be'; Discussion and Conclusion; References
Summary This book makes a strong case for the abiding relevance of Dewey's notion of learning through experience, with a community of others, and what this implies for democratic 21st century education. Curricular and policy contexts in Spain, Cameroon, the US and the UK, explore what reading Dewey contributes to contemporary education studies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed May 09, 2018)
Subject Dewey, John, 1859-1952.
Dewey, John, 1859-1952.
Education -- Philosophy.
Experiential learning.
EDUCATION -- Essays.
EDUCATION -- Organizations & Institutions.
EDUCATION -- Reference.
Education -- Philosophy.
Experiential learning.
Philosophy & theory of education.
Form Electronic book
Author Doddington, Christine, editor.
Heilbronn, Ruth, editor.
Higham, Rupert, editor
ISBN 178743625X