Brian Hendley is Professor and Chair of the Department of Philosophy, University of Waterloo Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1,Canada. This is what Whitehead has in mind when he calls for ideas to be utilized, thrown into fresh combinations, put to the test, and when he urges teachers to give their students something to do or to make, so that their ideas can gain “that reality that comes from seeing the limits of their application” (AE 54).
Robert Audi and Richard Grandy both address questions concerning science education—the first focusing on the ways in which religious toleration and liberal neutrality might constrain science education, and the second on contemporary cognitive scientific investigations of teaching and learning in the science classroom.
The purpose of the new paradigm transformation is to ‘unleash the power of human resource contained in intrinsic motivation,’ and to foster an environment of full cooperation between people, departments, companies, governments, and countries to achieve win-win scenarios through process improvement, team work, and innovation.
Plato believed that talent was distributed non-genetically and thus must be found in children born in any social class He built on this by insisting that those suitably gifted were to be trained by the state so that they might be qualified to assume the role of a ruling class What this established was essentially a system of selective public education premised on the assumption that an educated minority of the population were, by virtue of their education (and inborn educability), sufficient for healthy governance.
In the fall of 2014, HGSE transitioned from conferring a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) to conferring a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Education, a joint degree offered in collaboration with Harvard’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, to better signal the research emphasis that has characterized the program since its inception in 1921 and to strengthen ties with academic departments across Harvard University.