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    A Comparison of Freire and Brickman

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    Paulo R. N. Freire and William W. Brickman, two prominent educators of the 20th Century, became controversial figures as a result of their principles and practices. Their respective biographies are dissimilar, and yet bear some similarities. They were champions for the causes in which they believed and paid the price for having acted in accordance with those beliefs. The influences that were brought to bear upon each man early in his life foreshadowed the future development of his philosophy in

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    Paulo Freire: Pedagogue

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    Throughout history, many men and women have made important contributions to the world of education. Amongst these is the Brazilian scholar Paulo Freire, whose influences on the world have been both broad and deep. A true believer in Marxist theory, his central ideas regarding education revolve around the concept that the experience and learning process of education are more important than the "facts" or concepts that are being taught. Consequently, traditional teaching methods (known as "Banking")

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    Oppressed Reflection by Paulo Freire Introduction and Overview of the Book Brazilian Paulo Freire wrote the book Pedagogy of the Oppressed in 1968. The book quickly began a conversational topic among educators, students, policy makers, administrators, academics and community activists all over the world. Freire's Pedagogy of the Oppressed has been translated into many languages and is banned in a number of countries. In his book, Pedagogy of the Oppressed, Freire discussed the problems that

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    Recife, Brazil’s prodigal pedagogue son, Paulo Freire was born into, lived and died during critical times not just in his native country but around the world where harsh economic times, political instability and globalization were, and still are, causing severe dehumanization, injustice and incessant marginalization of its inhabitants particularly minorities. Freire’s lifetime revered work, with his plethora of pedagogies, have transcended borders and changed, not just educational systems but triggered

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    Pedagogy of the Oppressed is a nonfiction book by Brazilian author Paulo Freire. The book is best known for its philosophical concepts on oppression as it pertains to education. Since the book 's first publication in 1978 it has become a worldwide staple for educators and activists alike, who strive to conquer the problem of oppression in its many facets of life. Pedagogy of the Oppressed is an eye-opening and life changing book that should be a requirement for all future educators in order to ensure

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    people have been dealing with oppressors in a wide variety of situations both in the public and private life. In the book The Pedagogy Of The Oppressed by Paulo Freire, Freire discusses the relationship between the oppressed and the oppressors. He noted that society scares the freedom out of the poor and powerless. According to Freire, freedom is the outcome of the informed action, which he referred to as the praxis. Oppression can be seen in the limit rights some women have around the world. Unfortunately

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    education in America

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    Paulo Freire gives light to a new and advanced process by which America should learn by, one that will prove to be an investment for the nations society, and soon will. For years now we have been learning in Americas institutions for the first eighteen to twenty-five years of our lives. Always being taught by our teachers and professors, hoping that what they say will give us light to a hopeful future. Students generally sit in a classroom and absorb or bank, to put it in words of Paulo Freire, the

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    Reading Freire

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    more, all these words, structure of the passage make it clear that he is in the conversation with people who are part of the education system, his argument is trying to make those people notice the problem and solve it. In the opening of the article, Freire points out that the narrative education makes the learning process become pointless and destroys the student’s creativity. “A careful analysis of the teacher- student relationship at any level, inside or outside the school, reveals its fundamentally

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    Education: Banking or Problem Posing?

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    Rodriguez and Paolo Freire write of education as the core factor in one’s life. They feel that education itself lends people to either “achieve” greatness or fall into the majority of “bankers.” “The Achievement of Desire” by Rodriguez and “The Banking Concept of Education” by Freire greatly resemble each other; however, they also differ on some points. Despite their differences, both texts come to the same conclusion – education makes a person who he/she can become. Rodriguez and Freire both state that

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    What I Expect From a University Education

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    University Education Expectations "Sarah Dalton...," I heard my name called. My new professor requested that I stand up to present my speech, and the entire class turned to focus on me. With my hands shaking and body trembling in fear, I made my way to the front of the room. I could feel 30 strange pairs of eyes burning into me like hot needles, and the first words of my professor reverberated in my head. "This isn't high school. You're a college student now!" I stared back into my new classmates'

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