Essays Tagged: "John Dewey"

The Benefits of Home Schooling. A short essay which compares home schooling to the traditional public school and lists many of the benefits of home schooling.

A Communication Approach. Smedley states that John Dewey, the "Father of modern public education," emphasized the fact that socialization is the p ...

(6 pages) 250 5 3.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Conflict Management and Resolution for Teams.

s to invention. It shocks us out of sheep like passivity, and sets us at noting and contriving." -- John Dewey.When a group of individuals with varying experiences, thought processes and expectations ... fundamental issues such as goals and values, may require intervention. In these cases, according to Johnson & Johnson (1994), leaders and mediators should follow a prescribed sequence of phases. F ...

(11 pages) 1378 1 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Write an essay to discuss Kohlberg's stages of moral development

ychological community on moral development (Nucci, 2002). His ideas were influenced by Jean Piaget, John Dewey, and James Mark Baldwin. He argued that experiences shape children's understandings of mo ...

(5 pages) 257 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The purpse of education

answer for that question, first you must look at the most commonly accepted theories of education. John Dewey and Horace Mann are two philosophers that have completely revolutionized the way the Amer ... trol over his destiny. He argued that this would allow poverty stricken citizens become successful. John Dewey on the other hand believed in what is now known as "functionalism". Functionalism is achi ...

(4 pages) 210 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Is Imperailism Easy? - A review on the article by John Dewey on Imperailism in America.

Is Imperialism Easy? In the article "Imperialism Is Easy," John Dewey seems to be against American imperialism rather than for it. He thinks that American impe ...

(1 pages) 22 0 0.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Analyzing Social Behavior: Prostitution

a methodology, and the centrality of the "definition of the situation" introduced by W. I. Thomas. John Dewey, a noted Pragmatist, also heavily influenced Blumer's thoughts. This discussion of Blumer ...

(4 pages) 126 1 4.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Crisis of culture by John dewey

Paper#3 John DeweyThe "crisis of culture" is a discussion Dewey rises to combat our institution. Dewey first ...

(2 pages) 35 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Symbolic Interactionism as Defined by Herbert Blumer.

ition of the situation" introduced by W. I. Thomas. Blumer's thought was also heavily influenced by John Dewey, the noted Pragmatist. This discussion of Blumer's thought will be preceded by a brief ov ... the bedrock upon which any discipline is built. Blumer's thought is shot through with the ideas of John Dewey. Dewey rejected the philosophical quest for certainty and what he called the "spectator t ...

(12 pages) 138 0 4.5 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

John Dewey's View on Truth.

In this paper I am going to discuss John Dewey's view on truth. John Dewey is a famous American philosopher whose works are very well-kn ... as each participates with the other, the consequences as action goes on, etc. In my opinion, John Dewey had a very profound view on truth. The great error of philosophy since classical antiquit ... found view on truth. The great error of philosophy since classical antiquity has been, according to John Dewey, to put the static and the change less above the moving and the changing; to conceive kno ...

(6 pages) 55 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Traditional or Passive Education by John Dewey

cannot be arranged a head of time with any precision." This quote imitates the lessons explained by John Dewey in his 1938 book Experience and Education; moreover, he refers to how ineffective traditi ... gaps and explain why things happen the way they did. Traditional education is seen as one sided and John Dewey did not agree with this being the best method of learning for developing minds. An exampl ...

(2 pages) 56 0 2.5 Nov/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education


and chaos from reeking havoc in the halls of education.3 Classroom Management Under the Microscope John Dewey said, ?What I have learned is that the purpose of education is to allow each individual t ... hool should proceed from the life of the school as a whole and not directly from the teacher?, said John Dewey in 1897. Is this adage still true today? William Glasser would agree.He believes, as note ...

(17 pages) 115 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

English Lessons

articipate more willingly.“The curriculum should be based on the child’s interest.” (John Dewey)During the lesson the students were going to hear and follow a story that was going to be ...

(3 pages) 14 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Art Essays

Research Paper on to kill a mockingbird

s. Lee also explores the tragedies that occurred during the 1930s such as the Murder of Emmet Till, John Dewey's philosophy of education, and the Jim Crow Laws. Lee has shown that racism has been a hu ... nsinuated that it was wrong to defend a black man in the court of law. Another major occurrence was John Dewey's view on education. Dewey created his own way of how education should be. Dewey said, "D ...

(4 pages) 11 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Reflective Practice

ceThe origins of reflective practice are to be found in the writing of the philosopher and educator John Dewey. Dewey's description of the process of reflecting on experience echoes contemporary theor ...

(5 pages) 102 0 3.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The impact of some selected factors in cooperative learning on the improvement of academic performance and social behavior among grade five students at a primary school – REVIEW OF LITERATURE

re on cooperative learning, academic performance and social skills.Cooperative LearningAccording to Johnson and Johnson (2001), cooperation is working together to accomplish shared goals. Within coope ... We all congratulate you on your accomplishment!).The roots of cooperative learning may be traced to John Dewey (1933) who emphasized education as a vehicle for teaching citizens to live cooperatively ...

(7 pages) 35 0 0.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Educational Models & Pedagogy

hind experiential learning, which is based on the philosophy of experiential education derived from John Dewey's curriculum theory. This philosophy of education later developed into the movement of ed ... ave thought of. But ultimately, we make the decisions on what to learn and how to learn.BibliographyJohn Dewey "My Pedagogic Creed"Sydney J Harris "What True Education Should Do"Paolo Freier "Pedagogy ...

(3 pages) 40 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

What are the Benefits of Social Science Research? Using literature and practical examples show how research has influenced our understanding of each other and society.

can aim to increase scientific knowledge or to help people and change their lives. (Sarantakos 2005)John Dewey (1859-1952) was an American psychologist, philosopher, educator, social critic and politi ...

(5 pages) 33 0 0.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Do High-Stakes Assessments Improve Learning?

ized tests leading to the abandonment of the best kind of teaching and learning.Researchers such as John Dewey, Jean Piaget and Lev Vygotsky strongly support the constructivist method of learning, whe ...

(2 pages) 19 0 3.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Philosophy of Physical Education

elieve that education, therefore, is a process of living and not a preparation for future living." (John Dewey) Physical education has different views of education that regular subjects do not offer. ...

(4 pages) 35 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Utopias of 21st Century

ependent and inherently related to particular interests and goals, McKenna turns to the insights of John Dewey (2000) as the basis for a more adequate account of how a diverse community might foster a ...

(45 pages) 45 0 0.0 Apr/2011

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy