from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The art or profession of teaching.
- n. Preparatory training or instruction.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The profession of teaching.
- n. The activities of educating, teaching or instructing.
- n. The strategies of instruction.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Pedagogics; pedagogism.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The art of the pedagogue; the science of teaching; pedagogics.
- n. Instruction; discipline.
- n. An establishment for instructing youth; a college.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill
- n. the principles and methods of instruction
- n. the profession of a teacher
At the University of Vermont the former dean made a distinction between scholarship and what he called pedagogy, and textbooks would fit under that latter theme, heading and get very little credit.
Considered on an industrial scale, successful pedagogy is only partly about technique – how good or bad particular teachers are, assuming one can come up with some sort of meaningful measure as opposed to standardized test outcomes or perhaps even student evaluations.
"You need a lot of passion, but passion is not going to cut it," one teacher said, adding that teachers need expertise in pedagogy and their content areas, as well as in how to manage a classroom.
Feminist pedagogy is basically about stories: using cases is using stories.
One positive trend is the Bookclubs or Lit Circles that go along way to infuse the wonder of the written word for teens by designing improvements in pedagogy and critical thinking.
– – Boaz (sounds like the Neillian ideal of a libertarian classroom) “Child-centered” liberal pedagogy is laudable for its transformative, transcendent and spiritually hopeful effects within the minds of the individual students and thus, the culture of the classroom.
Specter combines repeated interruptions of the question answered with a pejorative pedagogy that would turn all but the heartiest of candidates, like Kagan, into verbal ash and cinders.
Meanwhile, future innovations in pedagogy and instructional design will continue to rely upon effective, well-planned faculty development and teacher training programs.
Could that be that revolutionary critical pedagogy is not all about the pedagogy of “pleasure”, the pedagogy of “feeling good”.
One key practice in Freirean pedagogy is ‚?? reading [...]
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