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Socratic method

Philosophy the method of instruction by question and answer used by Socrates in order to elicit from his pupils truths he considered to be implicitly known by all rational beings
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It may be the modern day version of the Socratic method, one that fits today's knowledge boom and time pressures while fostering the basic why of our efforts--the development of critical thinkers.
Board deliberations and the role of financial executives in those deliberations must rely on rigorous analysis supported by the Socratic Method that asks really tough questions about whether the deal is really worth doing.
The over-use of the Socratic method may tend to encourage laziness on the part of both students and professors.
Furthermore, why and when did the Socratic method become cemented in legal education, and what about it furthers the objectives of the legal establishment?
Hints on Singing was written in a question/answer format, that is, a Socratic method of teaching.
While he loves the Socratic Method and a good lecture, Anderson is highly critical of textbooks, online learning, and describes "student-centered learning" as both "'silly" and "meaningless.
Through exploration of ideas including Socratic method, Pedagogy of the Oppressed, multiple intelligences, punk pedagogy, and Bloom's taxonomy of learning domains, participants will develop a greater understanding of their own philosophy of teaching and learning and create a strategy to use this to advance progressive social change goals.
After all, in his writings for this magazine and in his speeches, he's always using the Socratic Method.
Moreover, Tarnopolsky's interpretation of the Gorgias myth reads 'the image of the naked, solitary and dead souls of the Gorgias myth' as Plato's amendment to the Socratic method, depicting in colorful imagery what the painful shaming experience of the logos could not teach.
This was not surprising for he was one of the last law school practitioners of the Socratic method as his preferred teaching method.
The use of the Soft Socratic Method is superior to the traditional Socratic Method because teaching by facilitation is more effective than teaching by interrogation.