Johann Friedrich Herbart

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Noun1.Johann Friedrich Herbart - German philosopher (1776-1841)Johann Friedrich Herbart - German philosopher (1776-1841)  
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Herbartianism and its Educational Consequences in the Period of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy: The Case of Slovenia
The ideas behind "object teaching," an instructional method devised by the Swiss pedagogue Johann Pestalozzi, and Herbartianism, which was imported to the United States from German pedagogical seminaries, galvanized the American normal schools, where instructors seized the opportunity to center professional training on recognized approaches to classroom instruction.
Felkin, An Introduction to Herbart's Science and Practice of Education, London, 1901; Frank Herbert Hayward, The Critics of Herbartianism, London, 1903.