Interest and Effort in Education

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CONTENTS


Editor's Introduction v
I. Unified versus Divided Activity 1
II. Interest as Direct and Indirect 16
III. Effort, Thinking, and Motivation 46
IV. Types of Educative Interest 65
V. The Place of Interest in the Theory of Education 90
Outline 97

Riverside Educational Monographs

EDITED BY HENRY SUZZALO

PRESIDENT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON


INTEREST AND EFFORT

IN EDUCATION


by

JOHN DEWEY

PROFESSOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY



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The opening paragraphs of the following essay follow closely the author's monograph on Interest as Related to Will in the First Year Book of the National Herbart Society. The author is indebted to the Society for permission to use this material.




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