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English noun: pedagogy

1. pedagogy (cognition) the principles and methods of instruction

Synonymspedagogics, teaching method

Broader (hypernym)method

Narrower (hyponym)maieutic method, Socratic method

2. pedagogy (act) the profession of a teacher

SamplesHe prepared for teaching while still in college.
Pedagogy is recognized as an important profession.

Synonymsinstruction, teaching

Broader (hypernym)education

Narrower (hyponym)catechesis, catechetical instruction, hypnopedia, indoctrination, language teaching, lecture, lecturing, lesson, schooling, sleep-learning, spoonfeeding, teaching reading, tuition, tutelage, tutorship

3. pedagogy (act) the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill

SamplesHe received no formal education.
Our instruction was carefully programmed.
Good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded.

Synonymsdidactics, education, educational activity, instruction, teaching

Broader (hypernym)activity

Narrower (hyponym)class, coeducation, continuing education, course, course of instruction, course of study, elementary education, extension, extension service, extracurricular activity, higher education, secondary education, team teaching, university extension, work-study program

Part holonymclassroom project, classwork, homework, lesson, prep, preparation

Domain category membersacademic program, Department of Education, education, Education, education, Education Department, point system, tuition, tuition fee

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