EDFD 811

EDFD 811: Philosophy, Philosophy for Children, and the Educational Experience
3.0 SH


This course is an exploration of the philosophical and pedagogical assumptions that found educational theory and practice, and Philosophy for Children. The practice of philosophy as exemplified by Philosophy for Children represents, not just an academic discipline which is new to the education of children, but an approach to that discipline with significant implications for curriculum and pedagogy in general. Students will reflect as a community of inquiry on the philosophical assumptions of various models of education, and explore the implications of Philosophy for Children's curriculum and methodology for educational renewal. 3 hours lecture.

Prerequisites: Matriculation in Ed.D.in Pedagogy.