Basic Concepts of Educational Science

Basic Concepts of Educational Science

Author: Wolfgang Brezinka

Publisher: University Press of Amer

ISBN: UOM:39015032878905

Category: Education

Page: 279

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This book offers reliable orientation in dealing with pedagogical discourse. Brezinka explains important concepts of educational science, such as education, aim of education, and educational means. In his efforts to exactly define these terms, he clarifies the linguistic, logico-empirical and ideological-critical analysis of pedagogical concepts. The results are fundamental for the science of education, philosophy of education, and practical pedagogics. Contents: Introduction; I. EDUCATION. Conceptual Confusion in the Problem Area of "Education"; II. EDUCATIONAL AIM. Conceptual Confusion in the Problem Area "Aims of Education"; Semantic Analysis of the Word "Aim"; Clarification of the Concept "Educational Aim"; Purpose and Functions of Educational Aims; Summary; III. NEED FOR EDUCATION. Semantic Analysis of the Term "Need for Education"; Provisional Specification of the Concept "Need for Education"; Logico-Empirical Analysis: Need for Education as an Essential Human Attribute?: Ideological-Critical Analysis: "Need for Education" as a Slogan; Summary and Prospects for the Future; Bibliography; Name Index; Subject Index.
Basic Concepts of Educational Science
Language: en
Pages: 279
Authors: Wolfgang Brezinka
Categories: Education
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This book offers reliable orientation in dealing with pedagogical discourse. Brezinka explains important concepts of educational science, such as education, aim of education, and educational means. In his efforts to exactly define these terms, he clarifies the linguistic, logico-empirical and ideological-critical analysis of pedagogical concepts. The results are fundamental for
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Pages: 952
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Pages: 280
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Language: en
Pages: 250
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Language: en
Pages: 536
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Categories: Education
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