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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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The first is Professor Kingsfield's explanation of why law schools use the Socratic method. That needs to be addressed the first day.
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.
I don't think he was trying to enter a "facilitated dialogue" with me or was practicing the Socratic Method. I was simply asking a simple question.
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Most likely, the audience for this novel will be those studying ancient Greece and the Socratic method.--Teri S.
"Nationally, some faculty see them as a means to trim staff or as a betrayal of the face-to-face Socratic method of teaching."
On the other hand, there continue to be many critics and criticisms of the Socratic method. Over thirty-five years ago, Suzanne Dallimore criticized the laziness fostered by an over-reliance of twentieth century law professors on standardized casebooks and the Socratic method:
This edition has three new chapters on self-image, psychoeducation, and the Socratic method as empowering for people with autism; discussion of components like denial of diagnosis; and more for younger children.
He taught the Aguado Method of Guitar, using the Socratic Method of pedagogical teaching.
Next, I offer a Freirian (2) critique of the evolution of the Socratic method into what I term "the pedagogy of the oppressor." I posit that artificial law school stressors are woven into classroom pedagogy to convert students' unearned privileges into a badge of hard work and sacrifice--a badge that they can later use to legitimize their wealth and power.
Before renovation, classrooms had inadequate acoustics and were not configured to support the Socratic method of teaching.