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Kyle Garrity Professor Sharyn Nelson EN-101I Journal #2 Due 9/5/07 “Education thus becomes an act of depositing, in which the students are… through the restless, impatient, continuing, hopeful inquiry human beings pursue in the world, with the world, and with each other.” -pg. 257 This passage is speaking very negatively on the current education system. It describes the process of learning new information as “depositing”. Freire believes that in today’s world, teachers do not communicate with their students. Instead, they just dump information, or “make deposits”, hence the term “banking concept”. From a “with the grain” point of view, Freire has many good points, and does a clever job in creating the “banking concept” analogy for the current education system. A lot of times teachers really don’t care how interesting their class is, they just deliver the information required for the next paycheck. The teacher often gives no opportunity for open discussion, in which case results in a non-stop lecture that leaves students very
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course EN 101 taught by Professor Nelson during the Fall '07 term at Quinnipiac.

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