Natural History of Place in Education

Natural History of Place in Education

by David Hutchison



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780807744703
Publisher: Teachers College Press
Publication date: 03/28/2004
Series: Advances in Contemporary Educational Tho
Pages: 1
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Series Forewordvii
Introduction: Place, Pedagogy, and Personhood1
A Place to Inspire1
A Place to Learn3
A Place to Practice5
Idealized Places6
1.The Meaning of Place in Education9
The Meaning of Place11
The Meaning of Place in Education16
The Meaning of Place in Childhood20
The Philosophy of Place in Education23
2.A Pedagogy of Place26
Disciplinary Initiation30
Citizenship Education33
Inquiry Learning35
Developmental Congruency38
Community Study41
Global Education43
Teaching Across the Philosophies46
3.Architectural and Design Perspectives49
The Model School53
Current Trends and Influences55
Healthy Schools64
The Philosophy of School Design72
4.Visions of Dynamic Space77
The Prepared Environment80
The Aesthetic Environment87
The Open Environment93
The Natural Environment100
The Philosophy of Classroom Design105
5.No Place Like Cyberspace111
The Historical Roots of Instructional Technology112
The Rise of the Net Generation114
Visions of a Cyberschooling Future115
Reenvisioning Place in the Cyberschooling Age119
Place and Pedagogy in the Cyberschooling Age123
6.The Public and the Private127
The Promise and Peril of Public Education129
Contesting the Public Place of Education in Society136
Community Mindedness versus Individual Autonomy138
Pathways, Boundaries, and Other Place Metaphors140
Conclusion: The Loss of Place in Education?145
About the Author171

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