Volume 6, Issue 5, September 2017, Pages: 145-151
Received: Sep. 21, 2017;
Published: Sep. 22, 2017
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Dilin Yao, School of Economics and Management, Shanghai Maritime University, Shanghai, China
Jun Chen, SHU-UTS SILC Business School, Shanghai University, Shanghai, China
Bingliang Song, School of Economics and Management, Shanghai Maritime University, Shanghai, China
Chinese traditional philosophy can provide insights for teacher education. The purpose of this article is to discuss two main aspects of Dao philosophy, Dao teachers’ cultivation and Dao teaching behavior, in order to interpret the nature of Dao teaching. This article outlines a conceptual model of Dao teaching consisting of Dao teachers’ cultivation based on Laozi’s three essentials and Dao teaching behavior based on the nature of water philosophy to guide the teaching performance of teachers. The Dao teaching construction model offers a new perspective for teacher education research and practice. The article concludes with a discussion of the practical value of considering Dao philosophy as an underlying approach to teacher education.
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