Johann Friedrich Herbart

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German philosopher (1776-1841)


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Anticipating later developments in pedagogy, the Herbartians believed that learners must actively develop understanding of subject-matter and argued that it was a waste of time for teachers to begin instruction with a direct explanation of a particular topic or problem.
The Herbartians popularized his doctrines while adding ideas of their own.
Charles DeGarmo published The Essentials of Method in 1889 and Herbart and the Herbartians in 1895.
This approach to the past using story and biography to illustrate desirable moral qualities was very much in accord with the best Herbartian principles of the day.
In Herbartian terms, the aural/oral 'presentations' have been internalized as 'representations'.
Since the Herbartian conception of repression had begun to circulate in Britain from the time of G.
Not so Ebbinghaus, whose experimental research was explicitly designed to test a crucial aspect of the Herbartian associative network assumption (the "derived list experiments") (Ebbinghaus, 1885; Fields, Adams, Verhave, & Newman, 1990; Verhave & van Hoorn, 1987).
The next four categories: the social reformers; the naturalists; the Herbartian educationists; the scientific educationists and the moral educationists, focused on various other elements of education philosophy and child development ranging from physical to moral and citizenship education.
Officially, by the mid 1960s, the Jordanian educational system had adopted the formal Herbartian five steps of instruction (preparation, presentation, association, generalization, and evaluation).
To Locke and to the followers of Johann Friederich Herbart, called Herbartians, education should focus upon training the senses rather than in disciplining the mind.
While Harris believed that children should learn each subject matter separately, the Herbartians wanted to integrate the school subjects around a few ethical principles.