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Humanism: Overview & Practical Teaching Examples

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A teacher makes sure to take time to encourage each of their students, no matter how poorly the student is doing in the class. Why might this teacher be called a humanist?

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1. Which of the following statements BEST describes self-directed learning?

2. What is the main difference between extrinsic motivators and self-evaluation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are several components to humanistic education, and this quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of the practices and benefits associated with this concept.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the characteristics and principles of:

  • Self-directed learning
  • Humanism
  • Lifelong learning
  • Self-evaluation

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as self-directed learning and self-evaluation
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define humanism through the lens of education
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the elements of lifelong learning

Additional Learning

Keen to learn more about humanistic education? Then review the accompanying lesson called Humanism: Overview & Practical Teaching Examples. This lesson will ensure you understand:

  • Humanism in the context of education
  • Self-directed learning
  • Extrinsic motivators
  • Teaching strategies that can lead to self-evaluation
  • Elements of lifelong learning
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