Definition of pedagogy in English:

pedagogy

noun

  • The method and practice of teaching, especially as an academic subject or theoretical concept.

    ‘the relationship between applied linguistics and language pedagogy’
    ‘subject-based pedagogies’
    • ‘We also looked at the development of ideas of feminist pedagogy at the university level.’
    • ‘Critical reflection is the type of processing that is crucial to the concept of culturally relevant pedagogy.’
    • ‘She is professor and director of piano pedagogy at the University of Oklahoma.’
    • ‘The first is an essential part of pedagogy for the twenty-first century.’
    • ‘In order to approach questions of pedagogy and curriculum it is necessary to consider the space of writing.’
    • ‘The evening classes he is taking at a nearby college cover pedagogy and other subjects he needs to be a qualified teacher.’
    • ‘Matters of theory and pedagogy are often made salient when set in the context of a novel that speaks to the students.’
    • ‘Nowhere in his transformative pedagogy is academic language proficiency challenged.’
    • ‘Norton encourages teachers to conduct such work though the use of diaries and critical pedagogy.’
    • ‘That fourth category is pedagogy, and more specifically, composition pedagogy.’
    • ‘Universities must also be willing to examine their philosophy, pedagogies, and practices.’
    • ‘There is a great value in this variation in how each of us approaches our subject matter and our pedagogy.’
    • ‘The first section of this book brings history to bear on today's ideas of pedagogy.’
    • ‘If we approach with that kind of pedagogy, we'll reduce academic dishonesty.’
    • ‘This point of view implies the need for changes in translation pedagogy.’
    • ‘For the last ten years, she has been researching the history of piano methods and pedagogy in the United States.’
    • ‘In fact, pedagogy itself was not addressed at all in the new California standards.’
    • ‘Nevertheless, these schools modelled their curriculum and pedagogy on the private secondary schools.’
    • ‘The very nature of teaching is built on revisiting curriculum, pedagogy, and assessment.’
    • ‘The students asked us to explain how the principle worked, which as an exercise in traditional pedagogy we did.’

Origin

Late 16th century: from French pédagogie, from Greek paidagōgia ‘office of a pedagogue’, from paidagōgos (see pedagogue).

Pronunciation

pedagogy

/ˈpɛdəˌɡɑdʒi//ˈpedəˌɡäjē/