GEN 499 week 3 DQ 1


Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Reference the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.



Philosophy   of Education


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Prepare: Read the articles “Philosophy as   Translation: Democracy and Education from Dewey to Cavell” and “Philosophy as Education   and Education as Philosophy: Democracy and Education from Dewey to Cavell”by Saitofrom the EBSCOhost   database in the Ashford University Library.


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Reflect: As you take notes on the two   articles, think about the importance of understanding the philosophy behind   taking general education courses and how your courses have taught you   academic integrity, global citizenship, and cultural sensitivity.


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Write: For this discussion, respond to   the following prompts: 

  • Describe the implications        Stanley Cavell’s ordinary language philosophy has on democracy and        education. Provide an example of ordinary language philosophy.
  • Examine the ideas of mutual        reflection and mutual understanding as it relates to cultural        differences.
  • Share a learning experience        of an ethical or moral lesson based on John Dewey’s quote: “democracy        must begin at home.” Explain how that experience has influenced your        level of integrity while receiving your education.
  • Support your claims with        examples from required material(s) and/or other scholarly sources, and        properly cite any references.
  • Your initial post should be        at least 250 words in length.


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Respond to Peers: Review your classmates’ posts,   and respond to at least two of your peers by Day 7. Comment on how your peer   explained the key concepts of democracy, philosophy of education, and their   view on understanding cultural differences. Each participation post should be   a minimum of 75 words.

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