Education and Culture 26 (1):pp. 82-99 (2010)

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Anthony DeFalco
Long Island University, C.W. Post
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At the end of the nineteenth century, the manual training (MT) movement was a major concern for educators, industrialists, and politicians, and this included John Dewey. For Dewey. his unique version of MT, or "occupations," was a method of learning by doing that was at the center of the curriculum and had equal weight with other studies. It was also a key component of a pedagogy that considered the psychology of the child,1 liberal studies, and the social dimension of learning; however, it was not trade or vocational education.2Nevertheless, over the years what Dewey meant by occupations has been either misinterpreted or ignored for a plethora of reasons and, at times, seen as synonymous with vocational ..
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Dewey on the Pedagogy of Occupations: The Social Construction of the Hyper-Real.James Palermo - 1992 - Philosophy of Education: Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Philosophy of Education Society 48:177-86.

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