noun ped·a·go·gy \ˈpe-də-ˌgō-jē also -ˌgä-, especially British -ˌgä-gē\

: the art, science, or profession of teaching

Full Definition of PEDAGOGY

:  the art, science, or profession of teaching; especially :  education 2

Examples of PEDAGOGY

  1. Some of the presentations, a few too many for comfort, lapsed into the familiar contortions of modern pedagogy. —Alex Ross, New Yorker, 14 & 21 July 2003

Origin of PEDAGOGY

(see pedagogue)
First Known Use: circa 1623

Other Education Terms

baccalaureate, colloquium, corequisite, dissertation, monograph, pedant, practicum, survey course, thesis


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