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Education as Social Engineering

by George A. Coe — 1935

THE question that agitates us is not the old one—shall we transmit a set of propositions by authority, or, on the contrary, teach pupils how to judge what is true?—for we are agreed that both teacher and taught should employ the method of science. We are concerned, rather, with the transmission of attitudes and purposes. Indeed, every kind of pre-determination of the pupil by the school is now within our horizon.

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 1 Number 1, 1935, p. 25-27
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 13007, Date Accessed: 7/18/2018 8:12:42 PM

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