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The study of teaching needs an inclusive functional definition

  • Laurel Fogarty (a1)

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Frameworks that facilitate interdisciplinary communication on the topic of teaching are certainly needed. However, these frameworks require a solid and widely accepted definition of teaching on which to build. As Kline states, the functional definition forms a good basis for productive comparative work. I briefly discuss the most contentious aspects of the functional definition, and suggest that these issues must be resolved before more detailed frameworks become useful.

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Behavioral and Brain Sciences
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  • EISSN: 1469-1825
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