ELEMENTS of LEARNING PROCESS
• THE STUDENT
Student is the basic/essential element of teaching/learning. Without a student no teaching/learning is possible.
With his/her five senses, and an additional 6th sense of detecting, he/she learns by applying, considering and re-applying (trial-and-error method).
• THE TEACHER
The teacher is a person who already knows and has learned how to teach.
Within the classical context the teacher-student pair is called a master-apprentice duo, and this nowadays in schools rarely used teaching-learning method is called the
Mass education with the known benefits seems to have gradually and evetually gained weight but this has also brought some disadvantages:
• Teaching in the classroom has to be oriented to the average student.
• As the bulk of knowledge increased, the average student falled short of undersatnding the majority of all this mass within the period of training and so was the
educational system forced to develope "cooking-recipes" missing understanding.
• As in the case of use of decimal base , the reasons behind using some well established methods were greatly overreduced (to having ten fingers in the cited case) .
• THE SCHOOL
In the classical context it is a place where a certain art is taught to the chosen represantatives of the next generation via the local methods of the place.
With Increasing knowledge the art seems to have been replaced by information and the style to be standardized.
All these have now an uneven distribution all over the World depending on the level of developement of the local society . Any further investigation and reporting is beyond
the scope of this page .