By James J. Dillon
This booklet provides a full of life and obtainable solution to use the traditional determine of Socrates to educate sleek psychology that avoids the didactic lecture and sterile textbook. within the on-line age, is a residing instructor even wanted? What can students research face-to-face from a instructor they can't research wherever else? the answer's what such a lot academics already search to do: support scholars imagine seriously, sincerely outline thoughts, logically cause from premises to conclusions, interact in considerate and persuasive communique, and actively have interaction the franchise of democratic citizenship. yet attaining those results calls for an intimate, interpersonal studying group. This e-book offers a plan for utilizing the traditional determine of Socrates and his approach to notice humane studying results within the context of psychology.
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New York, NY: Worth. Locke, J. (1961). Essay concerning human understanding. London, UK: J. M. Dent & Sons. (Original work published 1690). CHAPTER 7 Teaching the Psychology of Learning with Meno At this point, Socrates has helped us consider two rather weighty questions: What is the soul (psyche), and what does it mean to remember? We left students in the previous chapter with the question of whether we already “know” certain things when we are born or whether everything we know comes to us from experience.
The paper chase. New York, NY: Popular Library. CHAPTER 4 Socrates Structures the Course In the previous chapter, I explored the Socratic vision of how teaching should proceed and what results we can expect to achieve in students. Now I present some concrete suggestions for bringing the Socratic Method into the teaching courses in my own discipline of psychology. In the 2600 years since his death, Socrates has had an immense influence upon the practice of teaching. His student Plato started the famous Academy which was devoted to Socrates’ pedagogical vision (and from which we get the word “academic”).
Teaching Psychology and the Socratic Method: Real Knowledge in a Virtual Age by James J. Dillon