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pedagogy

noun [U] uk   /ˈped.ə.ɡɒdʒ.i/  us   /-ɡɑː.dʒi/ specialized
the study of the methods and activities of teaching
pedagogical
adjective uk   /ˌped.əˈɡɒdʒ.ɪkəl/  us   /-ˈɡɑː.dʒɪkəl/ (also pedagogic )
The book describes current pedagogical methods used in teaching reading.
pedagogically
adverb uk   /ˌped.əˈɡɒdʒ.ɪ.kəl.i/  us   /-ˈɡɑː.dʒɪ-/
The minister's reforms are pedagogically questionable (= not based on good teaching theory).
Translations of “pedagogy”
in Chinese (Traditional) 教學法,教育學…
in Chinese (Simplified) 教学法,教育学…
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