Democracy and the Arts of Schooling

Democracy and the Arts of Schooling

by Donald Arnstine



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780791427217
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 10/01/1995
Pages: 318
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Donald Arnstine is Emeritus Professor of Education at the University of California, Davis.

Table of Contents



Part I. Education, Democracy, and the Aesthetic

1. Education, Socialization, and the Aesthetic

2. Democracy and Education

Part II. Educational Ideals: What's Possible, and How

3. Learning: The Acquisition of Dispositions

4. Educational Method I: The Primacy of the Aesthetic

5. Educational Method II: Curiosity

6. Educational Method III: Thinking as Problem-Solving and the Role of Groups

7. Educational Method IV: Learning Groups, Democracy, and Democratic Schools

Part III. Educational Realities: Confronting the System adn Escaping the System

8. The School System: Its Purpose and Its Persistence

9. Targets for Change I: The Testing System and the Conditions of Teaching

10. Targets for Change II: Segregated Schools and Education through Work



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