Dialogue, argumentation, and education: history, theory, and by Baruch B. Schwarz, Michael J. Baker

, , Comments Off on Dialogue, argumentation, and education: history, theory, and by Baruch B. Schwarz, Michael J. Baker

By Baruch B. Schwarz, Michael J. Baker

"New pedagogical visions and technological advancements have introduced argumentation to the fore of academic perform. while scholars formerly 'learned to 'argue', they now 'argue to learn': collaborative argumentation-based studying has develop into a favored and worthwhile pedagogical process, throughout quite a few initiatives and disciplines. Researchers have explored the stipulations lower than which arguing to benefit is Read more...

summary:

This ebook offers the old, theoretical and empirical foundations of academic practices related to discussion and argumentation. Read more...

Show description

Read or Download Dialogue, argumentation, and education: history, theory, and practice PDF

Similar administration books

Rapid Training Development: Developing Training Courses Fast and Right

Fast education DevelopmentProfessionals who boost education classes understand that in the not easy developmental section of the five-part educational platforms Design—Analysis, layout, improvement, Implementation, and Evaluation—the genuine studying fabrics are created. the advance section is on the very middle of establishing a winning education software.

Raising Student Learning in Latin America: The Challenge for the 21st Century (Latin American Development Forum)

Within the attempt to fulfill enrollment objectives for obligatory schooling in Latin the US, the force to accomplish common assurance turns out to have left schooling caliber in the back of. within the face of meager scholar functionality, figuring out what and the way scholars are studying have emerged as salient concerns dealing with coverage makers in a sector that has already completed huge good fortune within the sector of entry to easy schooling.

Studies of ID Practices: A Review and Synthesis of Research on ID Current Practices

This e-book offers a complete research of leading edge examine reviews on modern tutorial layout practices. Written for tutorial designers, educational technologists and researchers within the box, it presents cutting-edge, virtually concentrated info and instructions for designing curriculum identity perform.

Extra info for Dialogue, argumentation, and education: history, theory, and practice

Example text

2 Changes in the Role of Talk in Education: Philosophical and Ideological Revolutions This book is about forms of talk that favour learning. We will claim that certain argumentative forms of talk have general properties with respect to this endeavour. Since, as we will see, these forms of talk are currently rare in educational institutions, our claim naturally calls for educational change. However, educational change focusing on forms of talk demands great caution. Forms of talk naturally link thinking and communication and, as such, characterise to some extent the cultures in which they take place.

We then describe the ideological and political dimensions of the progressive pedagogies that have been implemented since the 1960s. We show that argumentative practices – even when not denoted as such – are central in these pedagogies. They are central for progressive educational change. The third part of Chapter 2 is dedicated to the kind of talk that takes place in most classrooms in Western countries. We show that talk is poorly used. It is generally teacher centred in that the teacher chooses the issues to be discussed, asks questions, controls answers given by the students and draws the conclusions he or she planned to reach before talking with the students.

In addition, interlocutors challenge, elaborate, counter-challenge, ask questions or refute. This is ‘dialogue’ – an exchange between people (‘dia-’: ‘inter-’, ‘through’, ‘across’) of reasoned discourse (‘-logos’: ‘discourse’, ‘reason’) that can take many forms (providing information, arguing, inquiring and so on). The Platonic dialogues blend together empathic reference to the other and commitment to critical consideration of alternative views, or ‘dialectic’ (a particular type of dialogue involving argumentative ‘techniques’).

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.73 of 5 – based on 28 votes