Teaching As a Subversive Activity (Google eBook)

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Random House Publishing Group, Nov 18, 2009 - Education - 240 pages
33 Reviews
A no-holds-barred assault on outdated teaching methods--with dramatic and practical proposals on how education can be made relevant to today's world.


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User Review  - Debbie Morrison - Goodreads

“Teaching as a Subversive Activity” puts forth ideas about education that are radical, controversial, bold and fresh. It suggests eliminating syllabi, formal curriculum and textbooks from education ... Read full review

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User Review  - Thomas Knoll - Goodreads

Unbelievable how relevant this book is, what, 50+ years later? Almost everything in this book *still* needs to be applied. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
I Crap Detecting
II The Medium Is the Message Of Course
III The Inquiry Method
IV Pursuing Relevance
V Whats Worth Knowing?
VI Meaning Making
VII Languaging
VIII New Teachers
IX City Schools
The Media
XI Two Alternatives
XII So What Do You Do Now?
XIII Strategies for Survival
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Neil Postman was chairman of the department of communication arts at New York University. He passed away in 2003. Steve Powers is an Emmy Award-winning journalist with more than forty-five years experience in broadcast news.

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