pedagogy

[ped-uh-goh-jee, -goj-ee]
noun, plural pedagogies.
1.
the function or work of a teacher; teaching.
2.
the art or science of teaching; education; instructional methods.

Origin:
1575–85; < Greek paidagōgía office of a child's tutor. See pedagogue, -y3

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pedagogy (ˈpɛdəˌɡɒɡɪ, -ˌɡɒdʒɪ, -ˌɡəʊdʒɪ)
 
n
the principles, practice, or profession of teaching

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pedagogy
1580s, from Fr. pédagogie (16c.), from Gk. paidagogia "education, attendance on children," from paidagogos "teacher" (see pedagogue).
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Journalism has its own pedagogies, practices, and standards.
The distinction has important policy implications: different kinds of students
  may require different pedagogies of improvement.
Nothing is more responsible for the increasing cost of higher education than
  ever-expanding pedagogies.
But research shows that the strongest gains come from pedagogies that feature
  teamwork and problem solving.
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