– Bernard Bolzano-Pedagogue ABSTRACT: Bernard Bolzano (1781-1848), the famous logician and mathematician, worked from 1805-1819 as a religious professor at the Prague University. His studies focused on three main themes: (1) ethical education, including a rather liberal sexual education as well as the problems of the coexistence of Czechs and Germans in one country (with foresight into some of these matters before the rise of extreme nationalism); (2) social problems, where he formulated for the first time his social-utopian vision of human society based on the fundamental equality of people, ideas later gathered in his book, Von dem besten Staate; and (3) philosophy and religion, of which h…
Paulo Freire: Pedagogue
– Throughout history, many men and women have made important contributions to the world of education. Amongst these is the Brazilian scholar Paulo Freire, whose influences on the world have been both broad and deep. A true believer in Marxist theory, his central ideas regarding education revolve around the concept that the experience and learning process of education are more important than the “facts” or concepts that are being taught. Consequently, traditional teaching methods (known as “Banking”) train students to be passive, unthinking, and subservient to their superiors; instead, teachers should “free” their students by employing “problem-posing” techniques, where teachers not only presen…
The way masculinity and gender influence in institutions
– Research Question: According to the Danish Ministry of Equality, 7% of all educated pedagogues employed in communal Danish day-care institutions are men. (Bornehaver mangler mandlige p?dagoger 2013) The contemporary awareness in society and even governmental activism to increase employment of male child-care workers made them an interesting target of research. With every third student at the Pedagogue-seminars being male, but so few choosing the field of child-care (Stobbe 2013), we wanted to research in which way this influences masculinity and gender-roles in institutions….
Social Anxiety Disorder and Social Phobia
– A lot of individuals who have social phobia are labeled as shy rather than having a disorder. This is mostly because a lot of people don’t know or don’t understand what social phobia is. To those people it’s something that you can either “grow out of” or “get over,” but it’s not that simple. There is a lot more to social phobia than most people think and to the individual who has social phobia it can be a very detrimental disorder. What is Social Phobia. Social phobia is “a disorder characterized by excessive fear of being exposed to the scrutiny of other people that leads to avoidance of social situations in which the person is called on to perform” (Carlson, 2009, p….
Social Networks and Social Media
– Introduction • Provide and Introduction of Social Networks Social Networking can be defined as the online grouping of individuals into a formalised community, the most common approach for online social networks are through websites. Most social networks will have a theme or niche associated with the website; meaning users share common interests via video games, sports, religion, fitness; these Social Networks can be described as a “social hub” for individuals with shared interests. Becoming a member of a Social Network provides you with your own personalised page, interaction with other members, discussions on a given topic and more dependent upon on the site….