LIGHTS AND SHADOWS OF THE INVOLVEMENT OF THE SUPERFICIALLY UNDERSTOOD PROCEDURES, IN THE TEACHING-LEARNING PROCESS

doi>10.24250/JPE/1/2020/RMN

  • Rodica Mariana Niculescu Transilvania University of Brașov, Romania
Keywords: methodology of teaching, teaching focused on learning, minimal guidance during instruction, inquiry-based-learning, problem solving based learning

Abstract

The teaching methodology represents a concern of an important number of publications. This paper reiterates the issue from a curriculum point of view and with highlights of manners of implying the methodology of teaching into the nowadays educational and instructional process.

A brief presentation of the place and the role of teaching methodology within the learning situation context is the topic of the first part of the paper. A second part details some consideration about classical and modern in teaching methodology focused on learning. A special focused is given for the debates on the lights and shadows of the instruction with less of without guidance. This is based on a brief presentation of what the specialty literature presents.

Final considerations stemming from a long term practice in the educational field on all its levels highlight some ideas about the dangerous effects of exclusive methodological approaches in teaching.  A personal opinion is presented. The paper intends to debate an important aspect of educational practice: the tendency to work according to what it is fashionable and not genuinely taking into consideration the real aim of the instructional process: developing effective competencies of the representatives of the new generation, aiming to build a more effective future of human society.

The day to day reality shows as being really important to be concern about the wrong focuses of the new educational practices.

Author Biography

Rodica Mariana Niculescu, Transilvania University of Brașov, Romania
Department of Psychology and Education

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Published
2020-04-21