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Definition 1: the profession of a teacher - [noun denoting act]

Samples where pedagogy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he prepared for teaching while still in college
  • pedagogy is recognized as an important profession

Synonyms for pedagogy in the sense of this definition

(pedagogy is a kind of ...) the profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university)

(... is a kind of pedagogy ) teaching in an overly simplified way that discourages independent thought

(... is a kind of pedagogy ) teaching during sleep (as by using recordings to teach a foreign language to someone who is asleep)

(... is a kind of pedagogy ) a unit of instruction

"he took driving lessons"

(... is a kind of pedagogy ) teaching pupils individually (usually by a tutor hired privately)

(... is a kind of pedagogy ) teaching someone to accept doctrines uncritically

(... is a kind of pedagogy ) the act of teaching at school

(... is a kind of pedagogy ) teaching beginners to read

(... is a kind of pedagogy ) teaching people to speak and understand a foreign language

(... is a kind of pedagogy ) teaching religious principles by questions and answers

(... is a kind of pedagogy ) oral religious instruction (as before baptism or confirmation)

(... is a kind of pedagogy ) teaching by giving a discourse on some subject (typically to a class)

Definition 2: the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill - [noun denoting act]

Samples where pedagogy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he received no formal education
  • our instruction was carefully programmed
  • good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded

Synonyms for pedagogy in the sense of this definition

(pedagogy is a kind of ...) any specific behavior

"they avoided all recreational activity"

(... is a kind of pedagogy ) an educational plan in which students alternate between paid employment and formal study

(... is a kind of pedagogy ) a method of coordinated classroom teaching involving a team of teachers working together with a single group of students

(... is a kind of pedagogy ) education beyond the elementary grades; provided by a high school or college preparatory school

(... is a kind of pedagogy ) education provided by a college or university

(... is a kind of pedagogy ) educational activities not falling within the scope of the regular curriculum

(... is a kind of pedagogy ) an educational opportunity provided by colleges and universities to people who are not enrolled as regular students

(... is a kind of pedagogy ) education in elementary subjects (reading and writing and arithmetic) provided to young students at a grade school

(... is a kind of pedagogy ) education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings

"he took a course in basket weaving" "flirting is not unknown in college classes"

(... is a kind of pedagogy ) a program of instruction designed primarily for adult students who participate part-time

(... is a kind of pedagogy ) education of men and women in the same institutions

(pedagogy is a part of ...) a task assigned for individual study

"he did the lesson for today"

(pedagogy is a part of ...) preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home)

(pedagogy is a part of ...) the part of a student's work that is done in the classroom

(pedagogy is a part of ...) a school task requiring considerable effort

(pedagogy is the domain which ... is member of) the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with education (including federal aid to educational institutions and students); created 1979

(pedagogy is the domain which ... is member of) (education) a program of education in liberal arts and sciences (usually in preparation for higher education)

(pedagogy is the domain which ... is member of) the gradual process of acquiring knowledge

"education is a preparation for life" "a girl's education was less important than a boy's"

(pedagogy is the domain which ... is member of) a system of evaluation based on awarding points according to rules

(pedagogy is the domain which ... is member of) the profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university)

(pedagogy is the domain which ... is member of) a fee paid for instruction (especially for higher education)

"tuition and room and board were more than $25,000"

Definition 3: the principles and methods of instruction - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for pedagogy in the sense of this definition

(pedagogy is a kind of ...) a way of doing something, especially a systematic way; implies an orderly logical arrangement (usually in steps)

(... is a kind of pedagogy ) a method of teaching by question and answer; used by Socrates to elicit truths from his students

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