CRITICAL pedagogy, SOCIAL justice, EDUCATIONAL ideologies, LITERACY programs, and PROFESSIONAL relationships
An essay is presented which discusses the work of educational theorist Paulo Freire. It focuses on his efforts with the critical pedagogy educational movement and its application in the classroom for students and teachers. It describes his belief that education is shaped by the political and social beliefs of each individual and mentions his book "Pedagogy of the Oppressed." Other topics include his literacy campaign in Brazil, social justice in education, and the author's reflections on Freire.
Chronicle of Higher Education; 3/29/1989, Vol. 35 Issue 29, pA44-A44, 1p, 1 Cartoon or Caricature
HUMANISTIC education, CURRICULA (Courses of study), HUMANITIES education, DEBATES & debating, and AFFECTIVE education
The article proposes a reformation of liberal arts' curriculum while restricting its literary canon for it acknowledges that schooling is more than about job training and preparation for careers. However, in the recent public debate, it failed to enunciate the decisive promise of humanities education as conservatives and liberal invoke to what seems to be pleasing precepts to affirm their respective arguments.
PUBLIC opinion, EDUCATIONAL change, EDUCATIONAL innovations, and EDUCATION
The article presents several public opinions about educational topics in the U.S. Many academics argue that the creative artist is simply an anomalous figure on campus. Schools have become the new scapegoat for the increasing failure of the American economy to compete in the world market, according to an educational-reform movement.