Hermeneutic Approach and Virtual Study Environment

Blanka Frydrychova Klimova, Ilona Semradova
2012 Procedia Technology - Elsevier  
The paper focuses on the issue of understanding as thematic understanding. Understanding in the pedagogical activity is not to be taken for granted, it implies understanding both on the part of the teacher and the student, as well as understanding the subject matter itself. The paper is divided into the following parts: Hermeneutic tradition of outlining the explication and its prerequisites. Understanding as a theoretical "intelleger". "Intellegere" in a virtual study environment. Mistakes in
more » ... nterpretation and barriers to understanding. Gadamer´s universal hermeneutics and framing e-learning courses. Furthermore, the article is concerned with life in the period of socio-cultural changes, which are very much co-shaped by the use of information and communication technologies (ICT). Their massive impact is connected with positive use of e-Learning, on one hand, but on the other hand, with more doubts about the meaningful direction of human activities. The problems of ICT use as one of the optional topics of essays and reflections were discussed by the students of the Pedagogical Faculty of Charles University at their studies of humanities disciplines (especially philosophy of man, philosophy of language and hermeneutic ethics.
doi:10.1016/j.protcy.2012.02.034 fatcat:6rgtxvxprvbwdkj3ghjycm2ol4