Philosophy Of Education And Education

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Philosophy of Education I believe philosophy of education is defined with learning in many ways. In order to reach a certain level of learning there’s recourse along the way that defines the person and goal. John Dewey said “educational philosophy centers pragmatism and the method of learning by doing.” Purpose of Schooling A hundred years ago the definition and purpose of schooling changed tremendously. There was a point in time where education was very mediocre and a diploma was not required to obtain. Now-a-days education and the purpose of education has been changed and defined into something more complex and needed as a tool of survival. “Philosophers as diverse as Aristotle, Plato, John Locke, Rousseau, Mo Tzu and Confucius wrote extensively on the purpose and role of education and schooling in their respective societies. These early thinkers shared many common ideas about what it is that schools should exist to do, but each of them also had their own unique perspective on the role of schooling within a given culture (Nodding, 1995; Reed & Johnson, 1996).” Nature of Learner The nature of a learner and/or student is defined as one who may learn through various ways and/or techniques. There are various ways people learn their work while being educated. Some learners learn through lectures of someone speaking all day. Others learn through visual learners where the person must see the concept on the board before solving the problem. And others learn through the old
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