Epistemology: The Study Of Knowledge

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Introduction Learning is the process by which we acquire and retain attitudes, knowledge, understanding skills and capabilities. Epistemology is the study of knowledge that require attention and beliefs how the nature knowledge relate to similar notion such as truth, beliefs and justification. It is the branch of philosophy concerned with the nature and scope (limitations) of knowledge. Knowledge can be address on the following questions: 1. what is knowledge? 2. How can we know? 3. How can we know it? 4. Why do we know something but not others? 5. How can we acquire knowledge? 6. Is knowledge possible? By using these questions, it will lead us to learn more about knowledge, build our knowledge and learning the basics of epistemology knowledge…show more content…
It can refer to theoretical or practical understanding certain subjects, which can be implicitly or explicitly. It can be defined as the acquisition of information from external forces. Bronowski. B (2017) describes knowledge as an unending adventure at the edge of uncertainty. Knowledge can be acquired by being part of a local or global setting either in the classroom or at home and justify truth and beliefs. It can be information from various sources which can either be primary or secondary sources and it is considered as a set of things. Epistemological access is a branch of knowledge domains that enable people to get access to knowledge. It is all about ensuring that learners are provided with opportunities to learn the best knowledge available. Good education occurs when the educators consider learners common sense of thinking and acquiring knowledge. The government should be responsible to make sure, that learners are provided with quality content where they will learn rather than concentrate on providing formal access such as infrastructures and stationeries…show more content…
The content should be learned through mode of continuum way and the teacher need to let learners move to their everyday knowledge in continuum for them to digest and learn from formal speech to functional. Teachers education's ultimate aim is to enable epistemological access to knowledge in the modern world and, and that there is a need to find new way of thinking about teaching in South Africa Marrow (2007). Marrow’s argument I affirm to it, if all teaching education could concentrate on knowledge that develop the learners thinking capacity and produce knowledge that is worthwhile. Teaching should be based on learners centered education approach, should be considered in schools to enable learner to learn through construction of their knowledge and learn through doing whereby all will be involve in using concrete thinking. Within the school system, inadequate teacher preparation. A good education depends on human resources who are teachers, they are resources to quality education because they provide and deliver education services to schools and

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