Author: Edward G. ROZYCKI
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Measurability and Educational Concerns
Two conditions must be met if we are to be able to really measure an object of concern.
Behavior, Action, Pattern and Structure
The purpose of these distinctions is to help the student get beyond immediate perceptions and habitual interpretations and understand both new patterns of human interaction and the structures that support them.
Is Virtue a Learning Outcome?
Is virtue acquired by teaching or by practice, or if neither by teaching nor practice, then does it come to man by nature, or in some other way?
'Learning' ambiguously refers to two kinds of process: a. causal outcomes of natural processes; b. bestowals of status. Assessment not infrequently confuses these.
Rationales for Intervention
Articulation and examination of the conditions necessary to justify an intervention as rational.
Increasing Teaching Efficiency
Argues that efficiency is among the last of pertinent considerations when evaluating curriculum or pedagogy.