pedagogy
noun Date: circa 1623 the art, science, or profession of teaching; especially education 2

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  • Pedagogy — Ped a*go gy, n. [Gr. ?: cf. F. p[ e]dagogie.] Pedagogics; pedagogism. South. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pedagogy — index education, guidance, instruction (teaching) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • pedagogy — 1580s, from Fr. pédagogie (16c.), from Gk. paidagogia education, attendance on children, from paidagogos teacher (see PEDAGOGUE (Cf. pedagogue)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • pedagogy — meaning ‘the science of teaching’, is pronounced ped ǝ gog i (with a hard second g) or ped ǝ goj i (with a soft second g). The soft sound is used in the adjective pedagogical. In pedagogue, however (now mainly used disparagingly of a pedantic or… …   Modern English usage

  • pedagogy — ► NOUN ▪ the profession, science, or theory of teaching. DERIVATIVES pedagogic (also pedagogical) adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • pedagogy — [ped′ə gäj΄ē, ped′əgō΄jē] n. [Fr pédagogie < LL paedagogia < Gr paidagōgia: see PEDAGOGUE] 1. the profession or function of a teacher; teaching 2. the art or science of teaching; esp., instruction in teaching methods …   English World dictionary

  • pedagogy — The science or art of teaching. Some sociologists of education use the term ‘pedagogical practices’ with reference to the methods and principles that inform educational techniques, and make a distinction between the expressed pedagogy (which the… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • pedagogy — /ped euh goh jee, goj ee/, n., pl. pedagogies. 1. the function or work of a teacher; teaching. 2. the art or science of teaching; education; instructional methods. [1575 85; < Gk paidagogía office of a child s tutor. See PEDAGOGUE, Y3] * * *… …   Universalium

  • pedagogy — [[t]pe̱dəgɒʤi, AM goʊʤi[/t]] N UNCOUNT Pedagogy is the study and theory of the methods and principles of teaching. [FORMAL] …   English dictionary

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