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Open Secrets: Literature, Education, and Authority from J-J. Rousseau to J. M. Coetzee

Michael Bell

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199208098
eISBN:
9780191709227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208098.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, European Literature

This book reflects on humanistic education by examining the limits of the teachable in this domain. The Goethean motif of the open secret is not a mystery revealed but an utterance not understood, ... More


Conclusion

Stacilee Ford

in Troubling American Women: Narratives of Gender and Nation in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888083114
eISBN:
9789882207639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083114.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

The narratives considered in this study have proved that there is no such thing as a “typical American woman”. Yet there are threads of connection. All of the texts enrich the understanding of the ... More


Teaching Durkheim

Terry F. Godlove (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195165272
eISBN:
9780199784554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165276.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Emile Durkheim's work on religion occupies a central place in religious studies classrooms today. Durkheim is widely taught, in the social sciences and in phenomenology and history of religions. This ... More


Three Levels of Teaching Durkheim

Edward A. Tiryakian

in Teaching Durkheim

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195165272
eISBN:
9780199784554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165276.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents a pedagogical approach to Durkheim proposing three faces or three levels of Durkheim for undergraduate and graduate students. For the first level the students are given an ... More


Questions That Convey Information in Teacher‐Student Conferences

Irene Koshik

in Why Do You Ask?: The Function of Questions in Institutional Discourse

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195306897
eISBN:
9780199867943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306897.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter, written by Irene Koshik, investigates questioning and answering in a pedagogical setting, one‐on‐one, second‐language writing conferences at an American university. The teachers that ... More


Conclusion: Broader Implications of the Interactional Instinct

Namhee Lee, Lisa Mikesell, Anna Dina L. Joaquin, Andrea W. Mates, and John H. Schumann

in The Interactional Instinct: The Evolution and Acquisition of Language

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195384246
eISBN:
9780199869916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384246.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The final chapter addresses several issues that appear to contradict the claims of the interactional instinct hypothesis (data from Williams syndrome and mental retardation that are thought to ... More


The pedagogy of improvisation II: Pedagogical strategies

Aaron L. Berkowitz

in The Improvising Mind: Cognition and Creativity in the Musical Moment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199590957
eISBN:
9780191594595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590957.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter discusses the pedagogical strategies of the improvisation treatises introduced in the previous chapter. These strategies include transposition, variation, recombination, and the use of ... More


Problems with Descartes’ Method and Its Implementation

David Cunning

in Argument and Persuasion in Descartes’ Meditations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195399608
eISBN:
9780199866502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399608.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter considers a number of problems and worries that arise in the light of the pedagogical method of the Meditations. One is that as an intuitionist Descartes expects that after we have ... More


On Being a Language Teacher: A Personal and Practical Guide to Success

Norma Lopez-Burton and Denise Minor

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300186895
eISBN:
9780300189582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300186895.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This book provides an innovative, personal approach to second language teaching. Through illustrative personal anecdotes, this text guides new and aspiring language teachers through key pedagogical ... More


Mothers as Teachers at Home

Robert A. Levine, Sarah E. Levine, Beatrice Schnell-Anzola, Meredith L. Rowe, and Emily Dexter

in Literacy and Mothering: How Women’s Schooling Changes the Lives of the World's Children

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195309829
eISBN:
9780199932733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309829.003.0051
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines evidence from Mexico, Venezuela and Nepal indicating that experience in Western-type schools influences’ women’s maternal behavior in a pedagogical direction, involving verbal ... More


Teachers: Calling and Response

James L. Heft S.M.

in Catholic High Schools: Facing the New Realities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199796656
eISBN:
9780199919352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796656.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter makes the case for the argument that teaching is the most important of all the professions by describing how teachers, and not just administrators, are leaders in a special way. Becoming ... More


The Mystical Dimensions of Buddhism

David B. Gray

in Teaching Mysticism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199751198
eISBN:
9780199918782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751198.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on “Buddhism and Mysticism,” approaching the topic from theoretical and praxical perspectives. It attempts to make sense of the highly complex and somewhat esoteric world of ... More


Teaching Islam, Teaching Islamic Mysticism

David Cook

in Teaching Mysticism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199751198
eISBN:
9780199918782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751198.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter begins by noting that teaching “Islamic Mysticism” is problematic on several fronts. Any pedagogical strategy would do well to begin with identifying how the term mysticism can be ... More


Aristotle, Ignatius, and the Painful Path to Solidarity: A Pedagogy for Justice in Catholic Higher Education

Roger Bergman

in Catholic Social Learning: Educating the Faith That Does Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233281
eISBN:
9780823241736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233281.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter highlights the principal images, arguments, insights, and discoveries of the preceding chapters, in which the legacies of Aristotle and Ignatius play a prominent role. It bears down more ... More


. A Pedagogy of the Heart: Saint Bonaventure’s Spiritual Itinerary

Fred Dallmayr

in In Search of the Good Life: A Pedogogy for Troubled Times

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124575
eISBN:
9780813134994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124575.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses some of Bonaventure's writings in an effort to highlight his admirable blending of learning and devotion. It concentrates mostly on two texts: “The Life of Saint Francis” and ... More


Introduction: the Pedagogical Circle and the ‘Open Secret’

Michael Bell

in Open Secrets: Literature, Education, and Authority from J-J. Rousseau to J. M. Coetzee

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199208098
eISBN:
9780191709227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208098.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, European Literature

This chapter introduces the central concern of the book: how to recognise and to think cogently about the limits of humanistic pedagogy. It does so by explaining two continuing motifs; the ... More


Teachers and Children

Mary McAuley

in Bread and Justice: State and Society in Petrograd 1917-1922

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198219828
eISBN:
9780191678387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198219828.003.0016
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The teachers' political hostility to the Bolsheviks was evidenced by their union's proclamation and their strike action. Although by the end of January 1918 a majority had voted for working with the ... More


Remaking Area Studies: Teaching and Learning across Asia and the Pacific

Terence Wesley-Smith and Jon Goss (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833213
eISBN:
9780824870843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833213.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book identifies the challenges facing area studies as an organized intellectual project in this era of globalization, focusing in particular on conceptual issues and implications for pedagogical ... More


Changing the Lens: Indigenous Perspectives on Psychological Literacy

Pat Dudgeon, Dawn Darlaston-Jones, and Yvonne Clark

in The Psychologically Literate Citizen: Foundations and Global Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199794942
eISBN:
9780199914500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794942.003.0029
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

An essential form of psychological literacy that is required in all psychology courses is an understanding of and ability to work with the many cultural groups that make up a given society. ... More


The place of research in teacher education

Gillian Peiser

in Teacher Education In Times of Change

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447318538
eISBN:
9781447318569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318538.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter by Gillian Peiser suggests there are two main aspects of research to be considered: research in teacher education and research on teacher education. In relation to the former, the ... More


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