Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Education: A Biographical Introduction Topics for Discussion

Gerald L. Gutek
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Identify, list and describe the subject area in the orderly progression Gutek uses to portray each educator. Explain why you agree or disagree with his approach.

Explain and discuss the significance of the term "Mandate of Heaven." Describe how and whether this ancient concept can apply to a democratic society.

Identify, list and describe the steps Plato prescribes for the educational process of childhood through ruling elite policymaker. Explain how this concept applies to the path an American statesman or politician might follow.

Identify, describe and discuss an unusual characteristic of Aristotle's Lyceum that has contemporary significance with a large group of United States residents.

Identify and describe the educational process of becoming a Roman orator detailed by Quintilian.

Describe and discuss the steps involved in the scholastic method of teaching used by Thomas Aquinas. Discuss whether this approach can work in a class...

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