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

December 2, 2017

The Art of Teaching Graduate Program presented a four-part seminar series which explored 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, the series considered 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.