The modern concept of educability
refers to the degree or level of each individual's development of biological and personal characteristics that influence their ability to benefit to a greater or lesser extent from the learning opportunities offered at school.
Although this upholding of social stratification is unmistakable, there is a temptation to read these statements as part of the masculine disguise assumed for ensuring a positive reception to the educability
King) add to the discussion of women's educability
and depict their schooling: notably, Anna Maria van Schurman's Whether a Christian Woman Should Be Educated (1998), Jacqueline Pascal's A Rule for Children (2003), Mme.
children who are dull by test and who learn poorly come from unprivileged homes, it is inferred that not educability
but educational opportunity is the basis of both intelligence quotient and curve of learning" (Hollingworth, 1928, p.
How many effective schools would you have to see to be persuaded of the educability
of poor children?
This provided the underpinning for objective and apparently scientifically validated differentiation between the learning ability of races, as expressed in such publications as JA Janse van Rensburg's The Learning Ability of the South African Native (1938) and ML Fick's The Educability
of the South African Native (1939).
The Past and Future of the Maori' reflects this intellectual background: ideals of native educability
, utopian settler agendas and the Darwinian stringencies implicit within them, as well as the idea of ethnography as a popular, amateur pastime for the educated gentleman.
Laughlin: An engineering degree serves as a credential of educability
As a guarantor of Guy's spiritual educability
, however, one poet deemed essential to the Tractarian pantheon seems to have penetrated the fastness of his beleaguered upbringing: his horse is named Deloraine, after the border warrior of Scott's metrical romance, The Lay of the Last Minstrel (1805).
On the other hand, the article is about the foliowing questions: the education of feelings in moral theory traditions; the educability
of feelings; the characterization of some feelings as moral; the teaching of moral feelings of responsibility, compassion, justice as a part of happiness, solidarity and love.
A sociolinguistic approach to socialization: With some reference to educability
Connell states: 'Competitive assessment produces a particular interpretation of this fact, as a sign of unequal merit--or intelligence, learning capacity, talent, diligence, educability
, achievement (there are innumerable variants on the idea)' (p.