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
This increased interest is secured without any use of soft pedagogy.
"Lippincott's Horn-Ashbaugh Speller" by Ernest Horn
The books are masterpieces in art, literature, and pedagogy.
"The World and Its People: Book VII" by Anna B. Badlam
But the feather and the sash are good pedagogy as well as good art.
"Literature in the Elementary School" by Porter Lander MacClintock
It is based on sound pedagogy, thoro technical knowledge and successful teaching experience.
"Wood and Forest" by William Noyes
We may theorize on pedagogy as we please, but geometry will pay us about in proportion to what we give.
"The Teaching of Geometry" by David Eugene Smith
Pedagogy, however, did not detain him long.
"The Life of Lyman Trumbull" by Horace White
One was on telling stories to children, the psychology and pedagogy of it.
"The Letters of William James, Vol. II" by William James
The same which modern pedagogy applies in every branch of instruction.
"The Moral Instruction of Children" by Felix Adler
The older pedagogy commanded the pupil to reason and let him suffer the penalty of small profit from the work if he did not.
"The Psychology of Arithmetic" by Edward L. Thorndike
It is not my intention to present a treatise on Scientific Pedagogy.
"The Montessori Method" by Maria Montessori
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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
Issues of pedagogy and design in e-learning systems.
Exploring Peer Review in the Computer Science Classroom
We would also appreciate any comments regarding how we could improve these notes as far as pedagogy goes - the point is to be clear.
A Simple Introduction to Particle Physics Part II
The share of psychology (incl. pedagogy) in the awarded grants is much larger than one would expect on the basis of the size of the field.
Past Performance as Predictor of Successful Grant Applications: A Case Study
Overall, 14 of 32 invited SCMA V presentations (not counting commentaries) featured Bayesian methods, and the focus was on calculations and results rather than on pedagogy and polemic.
Bayesian astrostatistics: a backward look to the future
For the sake of pedagogy, let me just focus on the contribution of W’s in the plasma, and for the time being let’s ignore interactions.
The Electroweak Phase Transition, Part 1: Review of Perturbative Methods
This delta-function interaction has already been used in scattering problems and in pedagogy, and we hope that our local-density correlation functional finds fruitful applications in these areas as well.
Density functional theory in one-dimension for contact-interacting fermions
Mermin, Lapses in relativistic pedagogy, Am. J.
The Relativity Concept Inventory: development, analysis and results
For the sake of pedagogy, we illustrate the above assertions in a simplified model involving only two quantum mechanical charges.
Coulomb systems at low density
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