Education MCQs Notes Papers

  1. Pedagogy is the holistic science of education. the word is derived from a Greek word Paidos and ago, which means  "to lead the child"
  2. The word "education" is derived from the Latin ēducātiō (“A breeding, a bringing up, a rearing") from ēdūcō (“educate,  train”)
  3. In formal education, a curriculum is the set of courses, and their content, offered at a school or university.
  4. curriculum came from the Latin word for race course, referring to the course of deeds and experiences through which children grow to become mature adult
  5. Epistemology is the branch of philosophy that studies knowledge.Deals with
  6. What is knowledge?
  7. How is knowledge acquired?
  8. ontology is the study or concern about what kinds of things exist - what entities there are in the universe. It derives from the Greek onto (being) and logia (written or spoken discourse). It is a branch of metaphysics , the study of first principles or the essence of things.
  9. axiology is The study of the nature of values and value judgments.
  10. Perennialists believe that one should teach the things that one deems to be of everlasting pertinence to all people everywhere
  11. Educational essentialism is an educational philosophy whose adherents believe that children should learn the traditional basic subjects thoroughly and rigorously
  12. Progressivists believe that individuality, progress, and change are fundamental to one's education. Believing that people learn best from what they consider most relevant to their lives, progressivists center their curricula on the needs, experiences, interests, and abilities of students
  13. Philosophy of education can refer to either the academic field of applied philosophy or to one of any educational philosophies that promote a specific type or vision of education, and/or which examine the definition, goals and meaning of education.


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