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Cultivating Empathetic Competence in Pre-service Teachers (PSTs) Based on Contextual Learning Theory (CLT) in the Digital Age

Published Date: May 31th 2024

Page Length: 315

Language: English

ISBN: 978-1-80053-749-1

Price: £49.00


Introduction

This book includes six chapters, each delving deeply into cultivating empathetic competence among PSTs in the digital age. 

Chapter one, the introduction, explores the challenges faced by education in the digital age and emphasizes the importance of empathetic competence in PSTs. We pay special attention to empathy's crucial role in meeting the diverse needs of students and analyze the intrinsic connection between contextual learning theory and empathetic competence. 

Chapter two provides a detailed exposition of the core ideas of contextual learning theory through a literature review, discussing its application in digital tools and exploring the various dimensions and characteristics of empathetic competence. 

Chapter three focuses on the interaction between contextual learning and empathetic competence, exploring how the theory can enhance PSTs’ empathetic abilities. 

Chapter four delves into the characteristics and needs of PSTs in the digital age, highlighting the importance of empathetic competence in their professional development and discussing the role of digital tools in educational learning. 

Chapter five focuses on strategies for cultivating empathetic competence. It proposes various techniques based on contextual learning, including creating authentic teaching situations, using digital tools, and emphasizing feedback and reflection. 

Finally, chapter six summarizes the main findings of the research and offers recommendations for educational institutions, PSTs, and future research. These recommendations include integrating emotional intelligence technology, promoting interdisciplinary collaboration, recognizing the importance of ethics and privacy training, and conducting further research into emotional intelligence technology's effectiveness and ethical considerations. 

Overall, the chapters of this book are intricately linked, forming a complete argumentative framework. From theoretical foundations to practical applications and then to the proposal of specific strategies, each part provides essential perspectives and guidance for understanding and implementing the cultivation of Empathetic Competence among PSTs in the digital age. 


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