And the Beginnings of Educational Reform


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ISBN : 9788130705842


Author : W. S. Monroe


Pages : 197 pp


Year of Publishing : 2007


Binding : Paperback


Publisher : Indigo Books


The present volume is an effort to trace the reform movement in education from Vives, Bacon, and Ratke to Comenius, who gave the movement its most significant force and direction; and from him to the later reformers, – Francke, Rousseau, Basedow, Pestalozzi, Froebel, and Herbert.
The book details the condition of education in Europe during the sixteenth century; following are given the traces of educational development of Comenius in the writings of Vives, Bacon, and Ratke; three chapters are devoted to the life of Comenius and the reforms in which he actively participated; an exposition of his educational writings has three chapters; a chapter is given to the influence of Comenius on Francke, Rousseau, Pestalozzi, and other modern reformers; and the closing chapter sums up hi permanent influence.

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