Definition of pedagogic in English:



  • 1Relating to teaching.

    ‘they show great pedagogic skills’
    • ‘This is factually incorrect and a million miles from the purpose of the policy which centres on the pedagogic issue of how best to support children to achieve their full potential.’
    • ‘They would also be offered the opportunity to spend time at a center for teaching effectiveness, working to strengthen their pedagogic skills with the guidance of master teachers.’
    • ‘Our pedagogic aims in answering this research question were to make the process of user testing visible to and comprehensible for as large an audience as possible.’
    • ‘Because of their varied backgrounds, these teachers and professionals often use different theoretical and applied didactic and pedagogic practices.’
    • ‘In the spring of 1927 he headed off to Germany along with crates of paintings, pedagogic materials, and numerous unpublished manuscripts.’
    • ‘That was arguably too prescriptive and pedagogic with insufficient human interest.’
    • ‘In this regard, nurses have a major pedagogic role.’
    • ‘As note 78 indicates, the metropolitan specialist has no sense of the pedagogic significance of the instruments.’
    • ‘It was not very difficult to replicate my first reactions the second time around - this became one of the new skills that I developed as an educator confronted with a pedagogic challenge.’
    • ‘Each of us will need to tap the best in her pedagogic resources, be it the use of journals, small group discussions, in class presentations, etc.’
    • ‘This image is incorporated in new pedagogic techniques.’
    • ‘As a pedagogic tool the value of such complex case studies is questionable.’
    • ‘Over the years, the supplementary materials have grown and the packaging has changed, but the essential pedagogic value has not.’
    • ‘First, these will soon become the primary pedagogic instruments in classroom teaching.’
    • ‘One must avoid past errors, ensuring that Emile's education bypasses traditional pedagogic prejudices.’
    • ‘Also adept at writing scientific popularizations and textbooks, and even science fiction, he published all told over five hundred technical, popular, and pedagogic books and articles.’
    • ‘Yet given the current alternatives of bullying, harassment, physical assault, and killing, these fears can no longer justify the deafness of our current pedagogic practices.’
    • ‘This volume's pedagogic use would be limited to those students for whom compiling a Christian contemporary worship library is important or for whom hymn improvisation is a goal.’
    • ‘Luke focuses less on issues of technology, and more on the pedagogic, administrative, and political conditions that a successful program of online education should be guided by.’
    • ‘I have interpreted the available information with a pedagogic approach.’
    educational, instructive, instructional, informative, informational, illuminating, doctrinal, preceptive, enlightening, edifying, improving, didactic, heuristic
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    1. 1.1rare Of or characteristic of a pedagogue.
      • ‘This is not a pedagogic mind constrained by theory.’
      academic, educational, scholastic, professorial, pedagogical
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Late 18th century: from French pédagogique, from Greek paidagōgikos.