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pedagogy

 [ped´ah-go″je] (pl. ped·a·go·gy)
the teaching of children; the teacher often has full responsibility for making decisions about what will be learned, how it will be learned, when it will be learned, and determining if it has been learned. See also andragogy.

pedagogy

[ped′əgōj′ē]
Etymology: Gk, pais, child, agogos, leader
the art and science of teaching children, based on a belief that the purpose of education is the transmittal of knowledge.

pedagogy

(pĕd′ŭ-gŏj″ē, -gō″jē) [Gr. paidagogos, an assistant who takes children to school]
The art, sciences, techniques, and professional methods used in teaching, especially the teaching of school-age children.
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For instance, the language of objectives, outcomes, and competencies, which belongs to conventional pedagogies, guides teachers and students to focus their attention on prespecified aspects of learning.
He leaves the reader with no doubt about the power and agency driving sexual ideology in Western society, and the unquestionable relationship between public discourse=sexual literacy and private discourse=sexual illiteracy leaves literacy scholars prepared to incorporate topics of sexuality and difference into our pedagogies.
She emphasizes its repressive-paternalistic dimensions, as manifested in the Critical Pedagogies of Freire, McLaren, Shor, and Giroux, which are founded on one dimension of Critical Theory in its first stage of development.
Yet, the field requires reflection on the development of pedagogies for transformation, in order to ensure that the methods used in interfaith education embody the ethic they promote.
Drawing on a range of political and theoretical perspectives, the collection of papers in this special issue seeks to analyse the cultural politics of food pedagogies by examining pedagogical content, techniques, relations, curricula; and constructions of teachers and learners across a number of empirical sites and regional contexts.
Since the interpretive pedagogies and conventional pedagogies co-occur, nurse educators should have an understanding of their differences in terms of theory, knowledge, experience, language, and social significance (Diekelmann, 2001).
Given that mission statements exist as symbols of the purpose of the institution and given that professional pedagogies attempt to bridge ideas and practice, is one pedagogy better than another when instructors teach the university mission?
Pedagogies is targeted to educational researchers, teacher educators and post-graduate students in the fields of psychology, curriculum studies, langague and literacy, interaction and discourse studies, and sociology of education.
I've also read a number of accounts of alternative theoretical pedagogies, in books like Zavarzadeh and Morton's Theory/Pedagogy/Politics and Maria-Regina Kecht's Pedagogy is Politics, which suggest in strong terms the complicity of poststructuralism with the ruling academic ideologies that reify knowledge (only now in terms of "misreading" or "abyss" rather than the old-New Critical terms "irony" or "metaphor").
International Teacher Education: Promising Pedagogies (Part C)
I agree with Stanley Aronowitz's forward in Freire's (1998) Pedagogy of Freedom where he speaks of the ideal concept of liberative pedagogies and the need to attack oppression at its source while cautioning us to avoid paternalism.