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Systems theory for pragmatic schooling: toward principles of democratic education

By: Cunningham, Craig A.
Contributor(s): Rud, A. G [Editor].
Series: The cultural and social foundations of education. Publisher: New York Palgrave Macmillan 2014Description: xi, 142 p.ISBN: 9781137449313.Subject(s): Dewey, John, 1859-1952 | Education - Aims and objectives - Philosophy | Democracy and education - United StatesDDC classification: 370.1 Summary: Writing for educators and education leaders, Cunningham shows that combining a philosophy of pragmatism with thinking about education as systems can illuminate challenges in contemporary schooling and provide practical solutions for creating a democratic education. (http://www.palgrave.com/kr/book/9781137449313)
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Table of Contents:

1. The schooling we have

2. The nature of nature

3. Systems

4. The complexities of schooling

5. Learners and learning

6. Teachers and teaching

7. The schooling we need

8. Epilogue: emergent principles of democratic schooling



Writing for educators and education leaders, Cunningham shows that combining a philosophy of pragmatism with thinking about education as systems can illuminate challenges in contemporary schooling and provide practical solutions for creating a democratic education.

(http://www.palgrave.com/kr/book/9781137449313)

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