Socratic Dialogue in Education
- Paperback / softback, 196 pages, 234 mm x 156 mm
- 1 May 2004
- Trentham Books Ltd
CONTENTS: Part 1 - The Socratic Method and education: 1. Introduction; 2. Socratic Dialogue and self-directed learning; 3. Theory and practice of Socratic Dialogue. Part 2 - Experience in schools: 4. The challenge of Socratic Dialogue in education; 5. Socratic Dialogue in teaching ethics and philosophy: organisational issues; 6. Experiences with Socratic Dialogue in primary schools; 7. Socratic Dialogue – my first experience; 8. Experiences with Socratic Dialogue in secondary schools; 9. 'We had to think for ourselves' – using Socratic Dialogue in mathematics lessons in a secondary school; 10. Socratic Dialogue in philosophy teaching in the sixth form. Part 3 – Theory in relation to practice: 11. The Socratic approach at school level: four models; 12. Six pedagogical measures and Socratic facilitation; 13. The Socratic Method. Appendix 1: Organisations offering Socratic activities. Appendix 2: Socratic Dialogue – procedures and rules. Appendix 3: Literature survey on Socratic Dialogue by Fernando Leal. Appendix 4. Original sources.
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