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ERIC Number: EJ1161324
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Sep
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-2353-9518
Foreign Experience in Using Educational Logotherapy in Professional Activities of Primary School Teachers
Stepura, Yuliia
Comparative Professional Pedagogy, v7 n3 p55-61 Sep 2017
The article examines the nature and importance of using aesthetic and therapeutic concept and educational logotherapy, in particular, for creating a special emotionally comfortable socioeducational environment for primary education. The author has represented interpretation of foreign scholars' views (J. Bugental, V. Frankl, A. Maslow, R. May, J. Moreno, C. Rogers et. al) on such terms as "communication," "aesthetotherapy," "educational logotherapy," etc. An attempt has been made to analyze the social content of pedagogical activity in the context of using logotherapy in primary school based on an agogical paradigm. In the scope of the article, the specific of using the therapeutic metaphor in the educational environment of primary school has been represented as well as the basic stages of its implementation have been determined. These stages are the following: description of the storyline, persuasion and binding. The author has defined the role of the "living metaphors" in organization of the therapeutic interaction between the teacher and primary schoolchildren. Particular attention has been paid to formation of the humanistic competency among primary schoolchildren; this competency is to be based on their understanding of the following philosophical and pedagogical categories: a norm (as a means and a results of pupils' social activity), freedom (as a mean and a result of individual self-expression among primary schoolchildren) and happiness (as an individual self-expression among primary schoolchildren). The author has assessed the role of deflection method and paradoxical intention for the social development of the pupil and further formation of the individual. Additional attention has been paid to determination of the socioeducational and psychological and pedagogical potential of such leading method in logotherapy as "The Socratic dialogue" (or "The Socratic circle"), as well have been highlighted the main stages of its implementation: consent (search for what pupil may agree), doubt (an expression of doubts towards weak arguments of interlocutor) and arguments (the teacher must convey one's opinion, without any resistance from the child): have been represented different various algorithms of its realization: the method of "aquarium," "panel method" and "questioning technique."
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
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Language: English
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