Chapter 10 Vocabulary

Chapter 10 Vocabulary - Chapter 10 Building an Educational...

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Chapter 10 – Building an Educational Philosophy for a Changing World 1. Educational philosophies explain how teacher-centered locus-of-control teaching and learning principles differ from those of student-centered locus-of-control principles. 2. Essentialism – an educational theory that holds that there is a common core of information and skills that an educated person must have; schools should be organized to transmit this core of essential material. 3. Behavioralism – a psychological theory that assets that behaviors represent the essence of a person and that all behaviors can be explained as responses to stimuli. 4. Positivism – a social theory that limits truth and knowledge to what is observable and measurable 5. Progressivism – an educational theory that emphasizes that ideas should be tested by experimentation and that learning is rooted in questions developed by the learner. 6.
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