Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The quality of being teachable; teachableness.

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  • noun The state or condition of being teachable.

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Examples

  • (For de Man, we recall, theory, in its very transferrability or teachability, is its own resistance to itself: resistance inheres both in the movement of theoretical thought from the specificity of a reading to the generality of

    Professing Literature: John Guillory's Misreading of Paul de Man

  • Someone made a comment about many administrators saying students won't read more than a few pages for any class, and Delany pounced on this, proclaiming the idea of "teachability" as something that has made classes of all sorts meaningless and boring.

    Readercon: Day 3

  • Someone made a comment about many administrators saying students won't read more than a few pages for any class, and Delany pounced on this, proclaiming the idea of "teachability" as something that has made classes of all sorts meaningless and boring.

    Archive 2005-07-01

  • The discussion takes place at the home of Callias, who is host to Protagoras while he is in town, and concerns a familiar theme in the dialogues: the teachability of virtue.

    Capsule Summaries of the Great Books of the Western World

  • The discussion takes place at the home of Callias, who is host to Protagoras while he is in town, and concerns a familiar theme in the dialogues: the teachability of virtue.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Due to pedagogical reasons, it might be helpful to think about the teachability-learnability scale as introduced by Dalton and Seidlhofer 1994 which suggests that there are certain aspects of the English pronunciation which appear to be easily taught; namely, phonemes, stress while others, such as intonation, are extremely dependent on individual circumstances and thus practically impossible to separate out for direct teaching.

    Teaching Efl Pronunciation: Why, What and How? « Articles « Literacy News

  • You'll be dissappointed I think to find he doesn't understand your point, unless he convinces you that some combination of the big five personality factors is equivalent to teachability.

    Geoffrey Miller, Masonomist, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Nevertheless, Socrates entertains strong doubts as to the teachability of virtue.

    Plato's Shorter Ethical Works

  • It came completely out in the open in the days of Socrates and the Sophists, when the Greek air was full of debate about education, as is shown by the discussion Plato purports to describe in the Protagoras and Meno about the teachability of aretē.

    EDUCATION

  • SOCRATES, dealing in the Meno with the teachability of virtue, sends for one of Meno's slaves, to prove by him the possibility of absolutely certain a priori knowledge.

    Criminal Psychology: a manual for judges, practitioners, and students

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