worthwhileness


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value sufficient to repay time or effort spent

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The argument defended in this chapter is that successful learning is a function of the worthwhileness and clarity of the learning intentions, the specifications, and the success criteria; the power of using multiple and appropriate teaching strategies with a particular emphasis on the presence of feedback focussed at the right level of instruction (acquisition or proficiencies); seeing learning and teaching from the students' perspective; and placing reliance on teaching study skills and strategies of learning.
Sutton-Smith (1999) observed that play can instill in participants a "renewed belief in the worthwhileness of merely living" (p.
Once the possibility is there, it will not only be utilised by the smallish number of high-profile hard cases, but will also create an ethical framework in which the worthwhileness of some lives is undermined by the legal expression of what feels like public impatience with protracted dying and 'unproductive' lives.
Modeling the work processes of social-pediatric services of out-patient services of departments certainly shows worthwhileness of interaction of pediatricians and specialists of social work.
By doing so, there is a greater likelihood that the committee will be empowered to proceed in implementing its decisions, thereby giving its members a sense of empowerment and worthwhileness.
Van Manen (1977) critiques "technical rationality," a way of approaching teaching that promotes presumption by considering the most efficient means to achieve given goals without considering the worthwhileness of the goals.
And their fruitage in social and religious helpfulness bears living testimony to the worthwhileness [sic] of our work [at Frelinghuysen]" (Decennial 8-9).
Presented method and tool was prepared for finding the best variant of manufacturing process and estimated start production worthwhileness.
However, with all the camera systems, computerized locks, cavity X-ray chairs, metal detectors, and nonlethal and chemical weapons, there is still that human element that determines the worthwhileness of these technologies.
The outcome of that endeavour was so immense and dazzling that the worthwhileness of any theoretical pursuit began to be measured in purely utilitarian terms, giving rise to all variants of pragmatism, instrumentalism and the crass materialism of our time.
Goldsmith is a charming, original, and very highly recommended story for children that, in addition to being wonderfully entertaining, also carries an implicit and positive message to young readers about the worthwhileness of helping others.
Perhaps the reason some view this activity as problematic and even nauseating is because its questionable worthwhileness is coupled with difficulty.
Damages expert David Ball writes that four basic principles shape juror decision-making about damages: the degree of harm, the worthwhileness of a money award, the jurors' job (for example, to fix, help, and make up for), and the proportion of time plaintiff counsel spends focusing on harm and money.
Note that this is not grounds for consternation, but rather points to the profundity and worthwhileness of the objective.
Empirical-analytic science cannot deal with the issue of worthwhileness of educational objectives or with the quality of educational experience.