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The relationship between democracy and education

Clifford P. Harbour

Clifford P. Harbour is Associate Professor in the College of Education at the University of Wyoming, USA and President of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges, USA. He was a community college faculty member and administrator for 14 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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John Dewey and the Future of Community College Education

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... 2008/1916, “Democracy and Education,” p. 93). And, he observed, associated living in a democracy is marked by two features. First, members of the society have “more numerous and more varied points of shared common interest” (Dewey 2008/1916,...

The Deweyan community college

Clifford P. Harbour

Clifford P. Harbour is Associate Professor in the College of Education at the University of Wyoming, USA and President of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges, USA. He was a community college faculty member and administrator for 14 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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John Dewey and the Future of Community College Education

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... students grow and advancing our democracy. Dewey's arguments were well received in his day. He was granted many honors and after his death was described as the “conscience of the American people” (Commager 1950, p. 100). Sixty years later,...

Introduction

Clifford P. Harbour

Clifford P. Harbour is Associate Professor in the College of Education at the University of Wyoming, USA and President of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges, USA. He was a community college faculty member and administrator for 14 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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John Dewey and the Future of Community College Education

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... in community college history” (Shear and de Vise, The Washington Post, July 15, 2009, p. A2). President Obama's bold new plan carried the potential to affect the lives 
of millions of college students. In 2009, community colleges enrolled...

The late twentieth century normative vision

Clifford P. Harbour

Clifford P. Harbour is Associate Professor in the College of Education at the University of Wyoming, USA and President of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges, USA. He was a community college faculty member and administrator for 14 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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John Dewey and the Future of Community College Education

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... focusing on “the American idea” and “the heritage of the United States” (Kallen 1942, p. 339). Teachers colleges developed supplemental short-term courses to refresh and strengthen teachers’ knowledge of subjects...

The contemporary community college

Clifford P. Harbour

Clifford P. Harbour is Associate Professor in the College of Education at the University of Wyoming, USA and President of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges, USA. He was a community college faculty member and administrator for 14 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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John Dewey and the Future of Community College Education

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... in the task of creating a better future” (AACC 2012, p. viii). The conventional history tells us that the success of these institutions was due in large measure to serving educational needs that were not addressed by 4-year colleges...

Dewey and the Great Depression

Clifford P. Harbour

Clifford P. Harbour is Associate Professor in the College of Education at the University of Wyoming, USA and President of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges, USA. He was a community college faculty member and administrator for 14 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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John Dewey and the Future of Community College Education

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... of their detachment from traditional communities and the social and cultural values that guided them (Dewey 2008/1930, “Individualism, Old and New,” p. 66). In the past, the school brought people together and prepared them for life...

Introducing John Dewey

Clifford P. Harbour

Clifford P. Harbour is Associate Professor in the College of Education at the University of Wyoming, USA and President of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges, USA. He was a community college faculty member and administrator for 14 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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John Dewey and the Future of Community College Education

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... to service the Pullman cars. The New York Times described the unfolding conflict as one that would be “probably the greatest strike” in US history ( New York Times, July 1, 1894, p. 1). And, the newspaper reported, the unrest was ‘the...

The Great Depression and the junior college

Clifford P. Harbour

Clifford P. Harbour is Associate Professor in the College of Education at the University of Wyoming, USA and President of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges, USA. He was a community college faculty member and administrator for 14 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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John Dewey and the Future of Community College Education

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... on the responsibility of convincing the nation that “adult education is a new educational frontier, a new educational challenge” (Day 1981, p. 3). The offices of the AAAE were located in New York, which had become a hub of adult education. New...

The Great Society and the Great Community

Clifford P. Harbour

Clifford P. Harbour is Associate Professor in the College of Education at the University of Wyoming, USA and President of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges, USA. He was a community college faculty member and administrator for 14 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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John Dewey and the Future of Community College Education

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... of the World War,” p. 68). The United States had deep divisions between the classes and many were frustrated that wealthy families failed to understand the magnitude of their privilege. Their children attended private academies and boarding...

The Junior college movement

Clifford P. Harbour

Clifford P. Harbour is Associate Professor in the College of Education at the University of Wyoming, USA and President of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges, USA. He was a community college faculty member and administrator for 14 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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John Dewey and the Future of Community College Education

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... Chicago residents were of school age (5 to 20 years old) only 250,000 were enrolled in school (United States Census Office 1901, Volume 2, Chapter 7, Table 49, p. 386). Eighty-five percent of these students were enrolled at elementary...