THE ROLE OF EMPATHY IN ENGLISH TEACHING

Katherine Pererva
2019 English and American Studies  
The aim of this study is to identify the role of empathy in learning process and to make students get involved in it and obtain fruitful outcomes in this direction. The qualitative method was used in this study to find out due data for explaining the positive effects of empathy for better learning. This study emphasizes the importance of empathy and its influence for making the English learning process fruitful through comparing the explanations and views of different researches. This paper
more » ... ribes some of the key findings from profound studies of this matter, which examined the role of empathy in teacher–student relationships and its relevance to moral modelling. The project collected data through interviews and classroom observations and used grounded methodology theory for the analysis. The literature considers the latest research in neuroscience and the significance of emotions in moral decision making alongside older psychological research on affect and empathy in learning. Empathy has long been an intrinsic part of the education system, if schools are involved in intellectual development, they are inherently involved in emotional development. The results explain that the teachers should approach the students like mother and father while teaching. Thus, this approach will make students learn easily and also make the students motivation high and better towards learning.
doi:10.15421/381912 fatcat:uptezin3evgphgs4trgbzqulq4