Activity: Talk or presentation types › Invited talk › Scientific
The Philosopher as Teacher
An important aim in Dutch classroom teaching is to learn about philosophy (i.e., the great philosophers) by doing philosophy. Our focus is understanding doing philosophy and specifically the relationship between student learning activities and teacher behavior. The effectiveness of doing philosophy was operationalized into five learning activities comprising reasoning, analyzing, testing, producing criticism, and reflecting, and scored by a so-called Pearl Model. A relationship was found between teaching by teachers and doing philosophy by students, wherein the presence of teacher characteristics such as choosing a philosophical discussion with shared steering between an instructor and his or her students produced a higher level of doing philosophy. The aim of this research project is to increase understanding of doing philosophy, so that this understanding can be used to further the level of doing philosophy in the classroom.
In the workshop I will explain the Pearl model, that is used to assess the level of doing philosophy in the classroom. We will analyze classroom dialogues, score them, and do an effective exercise.
16 May 2015
AIPPh Trans-Late / Über-setzen / Tra-Duire Language Diversity and Intercultural Hermeneutics