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Philosophy of Education
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Beliefs about  Teaching and  Learning Beliefs about  Students Beliefs about Knowledge Beliefs about  What is Worth  Knowledge Personal Beliefs in Philosophical  Areas Philosophy of  Education Teaching Behavior The influence of the teacher’s educational  philosophy on teaching behavior
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Branches of Philosophy n Metaphysics: What is real?         the study of condition of being and existing  in the world (ontology) and the structure of the  universe itself (cosmology) n Epistemology: What is true?         the study of knowledge and knowing n Axiology: What is good? What is beautiful?          the study of ethics and aesthetic         
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Major schools of thought in the  philosophy of education The “Big Five” n Perennialism n Essentialism   n Progressivism n Social  Reconstructionism n Existentialism Psychological  influence on education n Behaviorism
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Essentialism ( William Bagley ) n Strives to teach students the accumulated knowledge  of our civilization through  core curriculum  in the  traditional academic disciplines, such as math,  science and history.  n Aims to instill students with the  essentials  of  academic knowledge, patriotism, and character. n The  Back to Basics Movement  (1970s~now) is the  most recent large-scale push to install essentialist  programs in the schools.
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Perennialism  ( ) n A cousin of essentialism as both implement rigorous  standards, and aim to sharpen students  intellectual. n
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