Methodical Aspects and Principles in the Teaching Activity of St. Clement of Ohrid

Andonovska-Trajkovska, Daniela (2017) Methodical Aspects and Principles in the Teaching Activity of St. Clement of Ohrid. In: EDUCATION AND RESEARCH ACROSS TIME AND SPACE: Conference Proceedings. Faculty of Education, "St. Kliment Ohridski" University, Bitola, pp. 73-80. ISBN 978-9989-100-50-5

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After being appointed as a bishop in Velika and sent to Kutmitchevica, St. Clement of Ohrid developed enormous theological, educational and social activity. The basis of his work was educational activity. This activity was very successful as a result of the personality traits of St. Clement, and of the principles that he used in teaching. As a bishop and as a teacher, St. Clement attracted many people because of his personality traits: calmness, kindness, gentleness in word and attitude towards people, his immense patience, especially the love he had for all who were in contact with. So he practiced the principles of Christian ethics in his everyday life for what he was very was successful, and the most favorite person among the people. Methodical principles that he has practiced in his teaching and sermons, as well as - in his writings are closely related to this. In this paper there are several teaching principles recognized as the most significant methodological principles that St. Clement of Ohrid has applied in his educational activity. They are as follows: clarity and simplicity, individual approach in teaching, adaptation to students, flexibility, visibility, overcoming gender issues as obstacles and other biases in teaching etc. In letters and other written texts, methodical principles of teaching, which are listed and explained in this paper, are directly linked to his style as a writer. St. Clement was approaching critical to the texts and authors who have read, which made him to be original. In addition, his personality as an author was abstracted in all cases.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: Scientific Fields (Frascati) > Social Sciences > Educational sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Education
Depositing User: Josif Petrovski
Date Deposited: 17 Dec 2018 11:53
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