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Learning Exercise: Matching Theories to Philosophies in Education

Title:
Matching Theories to Philosophies in Education
Material:
Description:
While studying the six main philosophies in education we can make some correlation with learning and instruction theories.
Course: Foundations in American Education

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Submitted by:
Evelyn J. Brouwer
Date Last Modified:
April 06, 2006

Exercise

Choose three different theories, read about them, and match each one to a
philosophy of education: perennialism, existentialism, progressivism, social
reconstructionism, humanism, essentialism. There may not be an exact match to a
philosophy, however, choose one and explain your rationale for your matching.

Categories

Audience

  • College General Ed

Topics

Philosophies in Education
Learning and Instruction Theories

Learning Objectives

1. To review the major philosophies in education.
2. To become familiar with a variety of teaching theories.

Type of Task

  • Individual
  • Student-centered
  • Supplemental activity
  • Unsupervised