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Pragmatism and Educational Theory and Practice

Pragmatism and Educational Theory and Practice

Pragmatism- Its concept and meaning The philosophy of pragmatism is relatively new in the educational theory and practice, which was propounded in the first half on 20th Century. The philosophers like William James, John Dewey, C.B. Pierce etc are responsible for propounding and propagating the philosophy of pragmatism. So the term doing, making, accomplishing are used …

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Contribution of Naturalism towards Educational Theory and Practice

Contribution of Naturalism towards Educational Theory and Practice

Philosophy and Naturalism Naturalism is one of the very ancient philosophies which was developed in western world. It is the philosophy which lays much emphasis upon nature and its laws. According to naturalism, nature and material world is the ultimate reality. Nature is everything which governs human life and living. According to naturalism, there is …

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Negative Education of Rousseau- Meaning and Its Salient features

Negative Education- Concept The concept of negative education is propounded by Rousseau. One of the very important contribution of Rousseau towards educational theory and practice is his theory of negative education. ‘Theory of Negative Education’- the term negative education indicates Rousseau’s hatred for the formal educational system prevailing in the society. He considered it unnatural and …

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idealism philosophy of education

Philosophy of Idealism and its relation with Education

Philosophy of Idealism Idealism is a very old philosophical thought and it has exercised a potent influence on the mind of man throughout the ages. In education the influence of idealism has gone a long way to restrict some of the radical thinking and establish the worth of the eternal ideals and values of life. …

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Functions of Education D.El.Ed./B.Ed/M.Ed Notes

Functions/Purpose of Education 1. All round development of personality: The total development of personality includes the physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual aspects. Education helps to develop all these aspects to develop personality of a person. 2. Moral Development: Another function of education is to develop moral qualities in the individual and build his character. …

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