aed200_appendix_b - Authority Internal incentives, teacher...

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Axia College Material Appendix B Fill in the table below by classifying each philosophy as either teacher-centered or student- centered authority. Next, identify the main characteristics of that philosophy. (The first one is completed for you as an example.) Once you have completed the table, answer the questions below. Educational Philosophies Table Philosophy Teacher- or Student-Centered Authority Characteristics Perennialism Teacher-centered Knowledge is enduring, seeks everlasting truths, views principles of existence as constant or unchanging, values the ability to reason, associated with idealism Progressivism Student Centered Authority Advocating changes or reform, changes in the classroom, equal teacher and learner control, Reconstructionism Student Centered Authority Internal incentives, community of inquires, diverse subject matter Positivism Teacher Centered Authority Nurturing teacher voice, convergent thinking Constructivism Student Centered
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Unformatted text preview: Authority Internal incentives, teacher is model of participatory authority and evaluation Behaviorism Teacher Centered Authority Teacher is primary source of authority and evaluator Humanism Student Centered Authority Community of inquiries AED 200 Essentialism Teacher Centered Authority a certain set of characteristics or properties must possess, That makes all things to be precisely defined or described Questions : Compare the behaviorist and constructivist educational theory. In what situations do you think either theory will be more effective in the classroom? Why? I think that constructivist educational theory would be more effective in the classroom. I say that because students learn things in so many different ways in todays education. To be a successful educator, I think the teacher has to allow the students that freedom to learn the way they feel the most comfortable. AED 200...
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2011 for the course AED 200 taught by Professor Daniels during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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