Category Archives: e-Education
Teachers are bound to have different ideas in the areas of classroom management, teaching styles, motivation, etc. I think my stance in this matter echoes Quine’s reaction to Carnap’s idea of philosophy as second-order discourse – which is that second-order discourse is every bit as ubiquitous as first-order discourse, the former doing nothing more than switching from the material to the formal mode (see the concluding pages of Word and Object).
This tension is perhaps felt most acutely by contemporary post-modern philosophers of education, but it can be seen in much of the work of neo-Marxists, critical theorists, feminists, and Foucauldians as well: how to argue for and promote an emancipatory approach to education that does not itself fall into the habits of exclusionary language, authoritative (if not authoritarian) postures, and universalizing generalizations that are excoriated when detected in the work of others.
It is argued that educators at all …Read More
Apply humanities and social science perspectives to the theory and practice of education. Second, there is a corpus of work somewhat resembling the first, but where the arguments are tighter, and where the authors usually are individuals of some distinction whose insights are thought-provoking—possibly because they have a degree of familiarity with some branch of educational activity, having been teachers, school principals, religious leaders, politicians, journalists, and the like.
Dillon (2004) states that Plato has presented a view in The Republic” that early education should not be given forcibly to the people but it should be more of play and enjoyment, thus a child must enjoy his early years of education and learn from that enjoyment.
Although Rousseau never intended these educational details to be taken literally as a blueprint (he saw himself as developing and illustrating the basic principles), over the ages there have been attempts to implement them, …Read More
Pearson’s award-winning course materials provide an engaging, interactive learning experience focused on academic achievement. With a focus on Math, Science, Social Sciences & Humanities, Pearson Arts and Sciences provides a host of solutions for today’s classroom. The U.S. Learning Services business, as Pearson refers to the division in question, sells K-12 print, digital, and blended curriculum, and includes products like enVision Math and iLit.
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In addition to printed options, students can get their books on the devices they love through Pearson’s MyLab & Mastering products, Amazon, and more. Thus schools, by testing and evaluating students, match their talents, skills and capacity to the jobs for which …Read More
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All of them, though, save money on teachers and claim they still deliver a superior education—even though most research shows that teacher quality is the single most important factor in a student’s education. If you’re studying with a Pearson course, you can access audio files and extra revision activities online.
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Two of these general or world philosophies, idealism and realism, are derived from the ancient Greek philosophers, Plato and Aristotle. Our Ph.D. in Education graduates pursue successful careers as faculty and/or researchers in universities, research agencies, and school boards; obtain leadership positions in health sciences or government or pursue post-doctoral fellowships in their field of expertise.
One of education’s primary missions for Aristotle, perhaps its most important, was to produce good and virtuous citizens for the polis All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth.
According to Khalid(1998, p. 98) : the aim of education at this stage is to perfect the organs and the senses that are instruments of knowledge and the development of his natural powers before knowledge is actually received.” The senses of the child must be developed with gymnastics and …Read More