Dewey's Dream: Universities and Democracies in an Age of Education Reform

Dewey's Dream: Universities and Democracies in an Age of Education Reform

By: Lee Benson (author), Ira Harkavy (author), John Puckett (author)Paperback

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Discusses how to realize Dewey

About Author

Lee Benson is Emeritus Professor of History, University of Pennsylvania. Ira Harkavy is Associate Vice President and Director of the Center for Community Partnerships, University of Pennsylvania John Puckett is Associate Professor in the Policy, Management, and Evaluation Division of the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education. He is the co-author of Leonard Covello and the Making of Benjamin Franklin High School: Education as if Citizenship Mattered.


Preface Introduction: Dewey's Lifelong Crusade for Participatory Democracy Chapter One Michigan Beginnings, 1884-1888 1. 1. Dewey's First Attempt to Combine Theory and Practice Chapter Two Dewey at Chicago, 1894-1904 2.1. President Harper and Chicago's Department of Pedagogy 2.2. Plato's "Republic" and Dewey's "Philosophy of Education" 2.3. Participatory Democratic Societies and Participatory Democratic Schooling Systems 2.4. Dewey's Laboratory School 2.5. Wilhelm Wundt's Psychological Laboratory and Dewey's Scientistic Laboratory School 2.6. Jane Addams, Hull House, and Dewey's Prophetic Essay, "The School as Social Centre" 2.7. The Schooling System as the Strategic Subsystem of Modern Societies Chapter Three Dewey Leaves Chicago for Columbia 3.1. Dewey Abandons Any Attempt To Integrate Schooling Theory and Schooling Practice 3.2. Dewey vs. Lippmann: Participatory Democracy and Face-to Face Neighborly Communities 3.3. Democratic Theory and the Construction of Democratic Cosmopolitan Neighborly Communities Chapter Four Elsie Clapp's Contributions To Community Schools 4.1. Maurice Seay and Community Schools 4.2. The Rise and Decline of the Community School Movement After 1945 Chapter Five Penn and the Third Revolution In American Higher Education 5.1. Increasing Penn's Engagement With Local Public Schools As a Practical Example of Democratic Devolution Revolution 5.2. An Innovative Strategy To Achieve A Democratic Devolution Revolution 5.3. Penn and West Philadelphia Public Schools: Learning By Reflective Doing Chapter Six The Center for Community Partnerships 6.1. Changing Penn's Undergraduate Curriculum To Help Change West Philadelphia Public Schools 6.2. Community Healthcare As A Complex Strategic Problem To "Do Good" And Help Bring About "One University" 6.3. Democratic Partnerships and Communal Participatory Action Research 6.4. President Rodin's Inspiring Vision of Penn and West Philadelphia As Constituting A "Beloved Community" 6.5. President Gutmann Proclaims a "Penn Compact" To "Serve Humanity And Society" Chapter Seven The University Civic Responsibility Idea Becomes An International Movement 7.1. An International Academic Consortium for the Advancement of Democracy Chapter Eight John Dewey, the Coalition for Community Schools, and Developing a Participatory Democratic American Society Notes Acknowledgements

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  • ISBN13: 9781592135929
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 160
  • ID: 9781592135929
  • ISBN10: 1592135927

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