pedagogy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pedagogy the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill "he received no formal education","our instruction was carefully programmed","good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded"
    • n pedagogy the profession of a teacher "he prepared for teaching while still in college","pedagogy is recognized as an important profession"
    • n pedagogy the principles and methods of instruction
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Pedagogy Pedagogics; pedagogism.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n pedagogy The art of the pedagogue; the science of teaching; pedagogics.
    • n pedagogy Instruction; discipline.
    • n pedagogy An establishment for instructing youth; a college.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Pedagogy the science of teaching: instruction: discipline
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. paidagwgi`a: cf. F. pédagogie,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L.,—Gr. paidagōgospais, paidos, a boy, agōgos, a leader—agein, to lead.

Usage

In literature:

Old-fashioned pedagogy was concerned solely with what children ought to do.
"Spontaneous Activity in Education" by Maria Montessori
The history of hygiene or of pedagogy teaches us much in this matter.
"Creative Evolution" by Henri Bergson
He establishes, manages, and governs a native school, and generally has to evolve his own pedagogy.
"A Tour of the Missions" by Augustus Hopkins Strong
He based his pedagogy upon a knowledge of the individual.
"History of Education" by Levi Seeley
Can pedagogy furnish better teachers than specialized scholarly training?
"College Teaching" by Paul Klapper
A system of historical pedagogy has been devised.
"Introduction to the Study of History" by Charles V. Langlois
Pedagogy can in no way change the first, for they are predetermined, and constitute the soil to be cultivated by education.
"The Sexual Question" by August Forel
There is a kind of Pedagogy also which fancies that one can thrust into or out of the individual pupil what one will.
"Pedagogics as a System" by Karl Rosenkranz
And why should it revolt at the pedagogy of the guillotine?
"Essays on the Materialistic Conception of History" by Antonio Labriola
The Hall of Pedagogy arose at one end of the grounds and the Athletic Club House at the other.
"The Story of Chautauqua" by Jesse Lyman Hurlbut
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In news:

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With this definition of the learning cube, a framework can be constructed to define pedagogy as a 3D space.
I propose a new instrument for overall evaluation, based on a five-factor summative rating system plus a pedagogy effectiveness index (PEI).
Digital Pedagogy , Play, and Mass Collaboration: An Online Event This Afternoon.
New Orleans transplant has a life rich in politics, pedagogy .
There has been a dramatic shift in educational pedagogy over the past two years as educational leaders engage their faculties in focusing instruction on the development of 21st Century skills.
Politics or Pedagogy with John Cromshow.
Teach for America fused pedagogy, play and philanthropy.
The piercing violence that "drilling" evokes just seems not to belong in sensitive pedagogy.
Chicago scholars and writers Deborah Holton, Haki Madhubuti, Francesca Royster, Philip Royster and Ann Stanford explore Toni Morrison 's distinctive voice from the perspectives of performance, poetry, and pedagogy.
Presenters will share a model that effectively mixes historical scholarship, innovative pedagogy, and classroom experiments to turn theory into practice.
The result is a package that includes both content and pedagogy.
Join Next Week's MOOC of MOOCs at Hybrid Pedagogy.
An Open Game Based Pedagogy Workshop at Duke, January 19 -20.
Join Next Week's MOOC of MOOCs at Hybrid Pedagogy.
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In science:

Pooley (2001), ‘The origin of the spacetime metric: Bell’s ‘Lorentzian pedagogy’ and its significance in general relativity’, in C.
On the Persistence of Homogeneous Matter
Programming Pedagogy –A Psychological O verview.
On Requirements for Programming Exercises from an E-learning Perspective
For the sake of pedagogy, this other part of our work will appear in a companion paper.
Critical Gaussian Multiplicative Chaos: Convergence of the Derivative Martingale
Socratic pedagogy in the introductory physics lab.
Lessons From the Physics-Education Reform Effort
Patterson. 1998. Just-in-time teaching: active learner pedagogy with the WWW.
Lessons From the Physics-Education Reform Effort
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