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The perspective of the individual learner

A quotation from John Dewey inspires an analysis of knowledge acquisition and learning from the learner's perspective, captured in a diagram.
"In sum, I believe that the individual who is to be educated is a social individual and that society is an organic union of individuals. If we eliminate the social factor from the child we are left only with an abstraction; if we eliminate the individual factor from society, we are left only with an inert and lifeless mass. Education, therefore, must begin with a psychological insight into the child's capacities, interests, and habits."
John Dewey, from ‘My Pedagogic Creed’, School Journal vol. 54, (January 1897), pp. 77-80

 Knowledge Acquisition and Sharing from an Individual Perspective


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