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Reclaiming our University - and our Nursing programs

Recently I learned about an initiative by faculty at the University of Aberdeen (Scotland) to reclaim their University in the more communal sense that an academic environment should be, in response to the increasing corporatization of higher education.   449 more words


Can a curriculum ever be balanced?

One does not have to look too hard to find examples of where curriculum selection was designed to indoctrinate. The most obvious cases are the totalitarian states of the twentieth century where children in, say, 1930s Germany or the USSR were taught curricula that were designed to advance a specific view of the human past. 1,508 more words

Knowledge And Curriculum

Contemporary Teaching/Assessment Methods and Philosophies of Education

Note: Oh yeah, well, I messed up again at school. I had a detour in my life, which made me an even more bitter poison. But, I’m trying. 2,995 more words


Philosophy of Education


You will write a Philosophy of Education paper using the following criteria:

  1. What philosophies will you incorporate into your own personal philosophy?
  2. Give examples of how you will incorporate such philosophies and historical events into your own teaching.
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In the essay you will describe your personal philosophy

of education. Then you will point to three examples from the Ravitch and Hitch readings that align or… 153 more words


The Transaction of Truth

The notion that’s been tantalizing me of late deals with the mystery of knowledge-of knowing, of the knowledge process itself-a concept that’s been haunting me for years. 4,609 more words


Teaching: a very natural act?

In 1971 the philosopher of education Paul Hirst published a paper titled “What is teaching?” in which he set out, in the style of RS Peters, to conduct an analysis of the concept ‘teaching’. 1,290 more words

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