Read the article A Portrait of the Teacher as Friend and Artist: The Example of
Jean-Jacques Rousseau by Hunter McEwan (2011) from the Ashford University
As you take notes while reading this article, think about the importance of
understanding the philosophy behind taking general education courses and how
your courses have taught you to think more critically, build character, and
become more open-minded to cultural differences, thereby paving the way for you
to be successful in the career field you have chosen.
Write: For this discussion you will address the following prompts:
- Describe at least three ways a person can teach by
example according to the article and provide a personal example in which
you have demonstrated this concept.
- Explain how “teaching by example” influences the
development of ethical and moral reasoning as well as cultural sensitivity
- “Rousseau categorically denies the educational power of
example” (p. 513). Explain your agreement or disagreement with Rousseau’s
philosophy of education as it applies to your experience in gaining
post should be at least 250 words in length, which should include a
thorough response to each prompt. You are required to provide in-text citations
of applicable required reading materials and/or any other outside sources you
use to support your claims. Provide full reference information of all sources
cited at the end of your response. Please use correct APA format when
writing in-text citations and references.