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Socratic Questioning - employment skills and strategies

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English language learners, this is a short presentation on the definition, purpose and application of Socratic questioning in your everyday life.

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Socratic Questioning - employment skills and strategies

  1. 1. Socratic Dialogue Preparedby:G&RLanguages–April,2014 OpenEducationalResources(OER) Images and photos courtesy of ClipArt 1 “I know you won’t believe me, but the highest form of human excellence is to question oneself and others.” Quotes: http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/s/socrates.html http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Steve_Jobs “I would trade all of my technology for an afternoon with Socrates.” Socrates Jobs
  2. 2. Socratic Questioning Definition Process Purpose Images and photos courtesy of ClipArt 2
  3. 3. Socratic Questioning What is it? • Questioning • Discussing • Critical thinking • Constructing meaning 3 Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Socratic_method
  4. 4. Socratic Questioning How is it done? • Formulating questions • Exploring information • Furthering understanding 4 Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Socratic_method
  5. 5. Socratic Questioning What is its purpose? • Search for answers • Explore beliefs • Pursue consistency • Make decisions 5Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Socratic_questioning
  6. 6. Socratic Questioning 6 What is critical thinking?
  7. 7. Socratic Questioning Definition Process Purpose Preparedby:G&RLanguages–April,2014 OpenEducationalResources(OER) Images and photos courtesy of ClipArt 7

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