BED1013/EED20103 PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION
by Miss Claire
Derived from the Greek word “Pragma”, which means “action” and from which we get practice and practical.
• According to Concise Oxford Dictionary , the term ‘pragmatic’ means dealing with matters according to their practical significance or importance.
Define 'pragma and pragmatic'
They study the past but they are generally more interested in issues and in discovering solutions to problems in present-day terms.
They are action-oriented, experientially grounded, and will generally pose questions such as:
“ What will work to achieve my desired ends?” (a) problem (b) speculative thought (c) action (d) results then Question: “Do the results achieved solve the problem?” Then solution is valid.
Organized instructions around problem-solving methods according to the scientific method.