TITLE

LIMITATIONS IN APPLYING HUMANISTIC PSYCHOLOGY IN THE CLASSROOM

AUTHOR(S)
Franzwa, Helen H.
PUB. DATE
January 1973
SOURCE
Today's Speech;Winter1973, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article points out the difficulties in applying humanistic psychology to classroom teaching. The book "Teaching as a Subversive Activity," by Neil Postman and Charles Weingartner proposed traditional values and methods in education. Erich Fromm's book "Escape from Freedom" argues that inability to cope with freedom convinces a person of his aloneness and powerlessness. Desire to decrease the pressure on students has taken another tack in the direction of relaxing or removing altogether the teacher's role in grading students' work.
ACCESSION #
22096374

 

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