The Inaugural Year: Dewey, Democracy, and Experience in Education: A Paradigmatic Shift (Art of Teaching Saturday Seminar Series)

Heimbold Visual Arts Center 208

Open to the public

/ Saturday


The Art of Teaching Graduate Program presents a four-part seminar series: Dewey, Democracy, and Experience in Education: A Paradigmatic Shift.

Four Saturday seminars taking place October 21, December 2, February 10, and April 21 from 9 a.m. (coffee at 8:30) – 1 p.m. will explore the place of democracy and experience in education. Celebrating the 100th anniversary of John Dewey’s seminal work Democracy and Education: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Education, which has been taken as the theme of the inaugural year of Sarah Lawrence’s 11th president, Cristle Collins Judd, the series will consider the relevance of Dewey’s thoughts for the present day regarding the relationship between education and democratic ideals, challenges of equity and access, experiential learning, and the role of the arts in education. $25 per seminar; RSVP to

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