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American culture...

              cultural context

          Adam Smith

           adult immaturity'

            Constitution

               market character orientation

progressive education

Behavioural paradigm

     behavioural paradigm...

     behaviourism

     John Watson

    learning theory...

    conditioning

Biology of learning

   'brain-based learning' 

   'brain-antagonistic teaching'... 

   'brain-compatible teaching'...

 Conscience

      conscience

       function of conscience

       development of conscience

       conscience and personality integration...  

        creative intelligence or intuition......     

       authoritarian conscience

       consciousness disciplines...

Educational crisis 

           paradigm crisis

           problem of motivation...

Education

  human needs

   banking education

   cultural context

   educational crisis

   educational theory (behavioural paradigm)

   educational theory (holistic paradigm)

   education for freedom

   education for growth...

   function of error     

Biology of ethics...

    socio-cognitive stages of moral development

    moral development

    problem of ethics

    science of ethics

    humanistic ethics

                  natural ethics

    evolution of ethics...

   function of 'virtue'...

    authoritarian ethics  

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experiential learning

extrinsic motivation

cognitive stages

 

Facilitation of learning

                teaching as facilitation of learning...

                         

                teacher as facilitator 

 failure in moral development and 'evil'...

 feminist pedagogy as libratory pedagogy...

Freedom

   true freedom

 

Growth  

    immature growth as neurosis

     mature growth as self-actualisation

    growth needs as metaneeds

    developmental stages...

 

Holistic paradigm ...

 

          holistic science

            systems theory..                                          .....

          planet earth as a natural system...

          holistic health as wellness

               

          holistic education as critical practice

            self-empowerment'

          adult education

          map learning...             

            holistic perception...

          intrinsic motivation

          teacher attributes

          teacher formation

                    teaching to the brain

                    thematic teaching...      

                    authentic dialogue

               self-evaluation

           Comenius...

           Condillac...

             Decroly

                               progressive education movement

Human evolution

               adaptability  

                 bipedalism

Human nature

behavioural adaptation...

human nature as 'nature of the human personality': a biosocial perspective

human nature as perceived in the American Constitution...

human nature defined by motives for human behaviour i.e. 'human needs'...

human organism as social organism: survival depends on human values ...

human organism and organismic valuing process or 'operative values'...

human wickedness or 'evil'...

spiritual needs or motivations, the 'metaneeds'...

'creative intelligence' or 'intuition'...

'being-values' as 'spiritual values': 'higher psychological needs' or 'metaneeds'

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Intelligence

                 intuition as 'creative intelligence'... 

                 'social intelligence' (morality)...

intrinsic motivation ...

  

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          knowledge… 'modes of knowing'...   

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language and conventional meanings...

learner evaluation in traditional paradigm: punishment/reward system of 'grades'...

learner evaluation in holistic paradigm: self correction and 'self-evaluation'...

Learning theory

learning theory in the traditional or 'behavioural' paradigm ...

     learning as 'conditioning' in traditional paradigm... ‘schooling’

learning theory in the holistic paradigm...

                      'constructivist model' of Jean Piaget...

                      'biological model' of Ovide Decroly...

learning  as the process of acquiring knowlege through inner dialogue of 'contemplation' and outer dialogue as negotiation of meaning or discussion...         

   learning as 'experiential learning' (holistic learning)

      biological basis of learning...

   learning and the synapse...

   learning as a function of synapse modification or 'neuroplasticity'...            

'lesson planning' in holistic paradigm...

libratory education... 'libratory pedagogy'...

love as uncondtional love or 'universal love'... 

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'map learning'...

maturity as mature development or 'self-actualisation'...

Maria Montessori...

         Montessori principles for complete personality development or 'normalisation'...

 

'marketing character orientation' of capitalist culture...

'mechanical universe' and Newton...

          media and media fallout...

          'memory' as retention of learning...

          'metaneeds' as spiritual needs...

'modes of knowing' - 'intimate knowledge' and 'symbolic knowledge'...  

MORALITY 

 morality in traditional paradigm i.e. 'moralism'.....

    morality in holistic paradigm i.e. moral rationality or 'moral intelligence’...

   morality as result of moral development: development of moral rationality or 'ethical reasoning'...

MORAL EDUCATION

 moral education in traditional paradigm...

 moral education in holistic paradigm as 'facilitation of moral development'...

 

MOTIVATION There are two types of motivation: First, 'normal' motivation by growth needs  or 'metaneeds' i.e. growth motivation or 'metamotivation'. Second, 'abnormal' motivation by deficiency of growth needs i.e. 'deficiency motivation'  or 'deficit motivation'.

   motivation for human behaviour: its source in human motives or 'needs'...

   intrinsic motivation

    'metamotivation' as motivation by growth needs or 'metaneeds'

    ‘deficit motivation' as motivation by deficiency of needs for self-esteem

   motivation for extrinsic goals or 'extrinsic motivation'...

   problem of motivation as key to 'educational crisis'...

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            Neuroscience ('neural science')

           biology of learning...

           brain as maker of meaning or ‘organ of learning’...

           architecture of the nervous system - neuron, nerve impulse, synapse, ...

           brain functions...

           binding of neurotransmitter molecules in synaptic function. . 

                         founder of neuroscience Ramon Y Cajal ...

             cerebral hemispheres as basis for holistic brain functioning

                     neuroplasticity as the biological basis of learning....

                     neurosciences...

                     nerve cell or 'neuron'...

                     nerve impulse...

           prefontal lobes of the brain, their function in motivation...

                     synapse...

           synapse structure and function as the biological basis for learning...

           synapse modification as the biological basis for the learning process…

                 'nerve impulse' as electrochemical signal in neurons...

                 'information flow' in the brain: role of the synapse... 

                     neurotransmitters - their role in functioning of the synapse...

                     transmission of nerve impulses and its role in learning

           search for the 'memory trace' or ‘engram’...

             'subconscious'... its role in interpretation of environmental stimuli...

           triune brain...

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new education in Europe...

O.........................................................................................

'operative' values as values of the organism or ‘organismic’ values...

optimal learning or ‘optimalearning

orthodox science or ‘scientism’... .

 

P..............................................................................................

planet earth as a natural system...

paradigm... paradigm crisis in education...   paradigm shift...

personality development as moral development...

philosophy of education

 Piaget....

problem of motivation in educational crisis...

          'problem of ethics'...

 

            PSYCHOLOGY

       Behavioural psychology

              behavioural psychology- founder John Watson...

              behavioural science or 'behaviourism'....

    Freud and discovery of the 'unconscious'....

             'subconscious'... its role in interpretation of environmental stimuli...

      Hebb - psychologist.. 

        study of psychology in holistic paradigm...

        psychology as function of culture...

                  'psychosis' as spiritual crisis...

         learning and the synapse...

         learning as a function of synapse modification or 'neuroplasticity'...            

           'subconscious'... its role in interpretation of environmental stimuli...

        'neurosis'as neurotic or immature growth: failure in moral development

                 'evil' as problem of human wickedness resulting from

         psychobiology as 'biology of learning'

         psychological value of work in moral development...

                     'memory' as retention of learning...

                   'metaneeds' as spiritual needs...

           'modes of knowing' - 'intimate knowledge' and 'symbolic knowledge'...  

          'socio-cognitive stages' of moral development and theory of Kohlberg...

           universal love as 'unconditional love or 'productive love'...

            Transpersonal psychology

                          transpersonal perspective...

                      transpersonal psychology...

                      transpersonal psychotherapy..

                          'wellness' as holistic health...

Q....................................................................................

 questioning of traditional paradigm of education...

  

R.......................................................................................... .................

rational ethics as natural ethics

responsible education as education for freedom to work...

reductionist science or 'reductionism' - its effect on educational theory...

 

S............................................................................................

            Science

                 definition of ‘science’:science’ as common sense inquiry 

                 ‘science’ as orthodox science or ‘scientism’ ..

       science as 'history of science'..

       science as orthodox science or 'scientism'...

       science as philosophy: Socrates...

       history of science...

           science as search for reality or 'truth'...

      'quantum mechanics'

       scientists:  

                   Neils Bohr...

                   Rene Descartes and the Cartesian dogma...

                       Heisenberg...

                      Thomas Kuhn (1922-1995) and 'scientific paradigms'.. 

                            Isaac Newton…                        

                   Max Planck..

                   John Watson and behavioural science or 'behaviourism'

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shift in teaching paradigm...

   science of ethics...

   scientific pedagogy-'libratory pedagogy'- of the holistic teaching paradigm

'socio-cognitive stages' of moral development and theory of Kohlberg...

'social intelligence' as morality..

          

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Traditional paradigm

                      traditional paradigm...

                   American Constitution and dichotomous perception of human nature

          definition of morality as ‘moralism’

         irrational 'authoritarian conscience' derived from fear of authority...

         'authoritarian ethics'...

         'banking education'... 

                             ‘schooling’ as learning...

           ‘hidden curriculum’ for social control ...

                       rote learning...

     Teaching in the traditional paradigm

                            traditional teaching methods based on behavioural science...

                                'student-teacher contradiction'..

                      evaluation in traditional paradigm and 'grades'...

TRANSPERSONAL REALM OF HUMAN NATURE

           transpersonal perspective...

         transpersonal psychology...

         transpersonal psychotherapy..

         transformative education... .

 

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 unconscious motivation for learning or 'intrinsic motivation'

  

 

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VALUES

                values or 'true values' as distinct from 'value judgements'...

                value education in the traditional paradigm...

                value education in the holistic paradigm...

                values as human needs...

                values - 'search for values' and problem of ethics..

                values of the organism or ‘organismic’ values

                values as 'virtues'their survival value to human organism...

 

W.......................................................................................

  work in education... its psychological value in human development..

 

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