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educability

(SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION) the capacity to benefit from formal education, assumed to be affected by differences in patterns of child rearing and physical support.
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In keeping with the idea of employability, the notion of educability has been used to explain those aspects of the personality that require the efforts of subjects deemed unemployable, first in order to learn and then, of course, to procure employment:
There appear to be fewer deconstructions of "the child" of developmentalism, perhaps because most critics of childhood and culture work within academic institutions and themselves have significant investments in the educability of young people.
Even many years after these 1890s debates on female educability, writing in her Pourquoi je ne suis pas feministe of 1928, Rachilde's tendency is still to see female analytical abilities compromised by monthly hormonal changes: "Les femmes sont les freres inferieurs de l'homme simplement parce qu'elles ont des miseres physiques les eloignant de la suite dans les idees" (10).
Whatever educators' opinion about IQ and its practices, I guess that educators cannot help but be shocked and wonder how educational history may have changed had Binet's The Educability of Intelligence been readily available in 1911.
Miller finds that Makin's male voice is part of her desire for consubstantiality, an inclusion with the governing group, in order to achieve credibility and a willing audience for her unconventional assertion of women's educability.
He found them in crowded residences with over twice the number of people you might expect in a typical household, their children's intelligence bordering only on educability (79 I.
We must believe in the educability of parents as well as their children.
It is as if no one had ever invented writing or that human educability did not exist.
A discussion follows with regard to the lack of scientific evidence for the educability of EI, and the Perez Juste (2006) model for educational program evaluation is recommended as a point of reference.
Books 3 and 5 of Paradise Lost are studied for the relationship of educability to "merit" in them.
He provided living proof of the educability of Africans, thereby reinforcing arguments against slavery.
The critical stumbling block was not the educability of women but rather male notions of social stability.