Some of the methods to be discussed are effective in teaching students and the gaining of new knowledge. However, some of them are not ordinary teaching methods and they incorporate different strategies to enhance learning. There has been a confrontational relation between paradigm and pedagogy. Two categories of paradigm enhance the affiliation: zero-paradigm and critical paradigm. Basically, the ‘zero’ paradigm describes conventional teaching approaches while ‘critical’ paradigm describes the sanctioning loom to pedagogy. These paradigms are important in learning process, but critical paradigm is the key paradigm. This is because it empowers education to learners. Therefore, pedagogical theories work at empowering the literacy level of learners through assistance of the educators, formal and informal. They have also presented dominant cultures of education and also encompass initiatives of promoting learning technologies in support of pedagogy. This paper discusses four theories to assist in explanation and approval of these facts.
My Pedagogy Creed
Development of education has made pedagogy a matter of public policy and for prescription of official matters. According to writings on ‘Essays on Pedagogy’ people need to comprehend views of education and be able to engage them accordingly. (Alexander & Alexander, 2008, p.212) My pedagogy asserts that pedagogy is not the normal teaching or mode of instruction in learning experience. ...Show more