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 (dī-dăk′tĭk) also di·dac·ti·cal (-tĭ-kəl)
1. Intended to instruct.
2. Morally instructive.
3. Inclined to teach or moralize excessively.

[Greek didaktikos, skillful in teaching, from didaktos, taught, from didaskein, didak-, to teach, educate.]

di·dac′ti·cal·ly adv.
di·dac′ti·cism (-tĭ-sĭz′əm) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.didactical - instructive (especially excessively)
instructive, informative - serving to instruct or enlighten or inform


1. Teaching morality:
2. Inclined to teach or moralize excessively:
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These may be termed curriculum and instruction courses, pedagogical content knowledge courses, or, in a Nordic or European context, subject didactical courses.
Special education students' use of indirect addition in solving subtraction problems up to 100--A proof of the didactical potential of an ignored procedure.
Among their topics are Sedaqa and the community of the scribes in post-exilic Deuteronomy: a didactical perspective, the role and function of Sedaqa and Torah in the introduction to the Book of Isaiah (1:1-2:5), thoughts regarding the concept and redaction history of a universal understanding of Sedaqa, identity marker and boundary maintenance in post-exilic discourse, and some reflections on the Hellenistic Jewish tradition of the reciprocal relationship between obedience to Torah and righteousness and their reception in the New Testament with special focus on the Letter to the Romans.
The subject of this contract is the gradual delivery of complete feed and feed additives for dairy cows and cattle to the Didactical and Research Station of the University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn.
it) will pay homage to this artist with cultural events, including conferences, concerts, study days, exhibitions, didactical exchanges, along with multimedia and audiovisual products that will last for the entire academic year.
This study did not focus on the teaching practices, but the results found here once again suggest academic performance difficulties for students in exact sciences, which may derive, for example, from the teachers' didactical difficulties and/or the nature of the specific course activities.
Metode de invatamant, Bucharest: Didactical and Pedagogical Publishing House.
Funded with support from the European Commission, these didactical laboratories include equipment with the appropriate software as well as the adequate documentation to train teachers, Project Manager at the Virtual University in Tunis, Bechir Allouche told TAP on the sidelines of the TETRAIA project held Wednesday at the Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organisation (ALECSO)'s headquarters in Tunis.
The main question was to determine if attitudes can be changed after short didactical intervention sequences.
This reduces the danger of pre-service teachers' knowledge becoming "compartmentalized," where mathematical content knowledge, didactical knowledge, and experiences that form practicum have no or only weak connections.
89); or al-Razis phrase, "the purpose of the Qur'an is either to do something or to leave something" (Tafsir, al-Ikhlas, verse 1); or the four headings the latter lists as "constituting the entire purpose of the Qur'an: theologics (ilahiyyat), eschatology (ma'ad), prophetics (nubuwwat) and the affirmation of the preordained decree (al-qada' wal-qadar)" (Tafsir of the Fatiha, "the name Umm al-Qur'an'); or Shah Waliyyullah's "five categories of knowledge beyond which the Qur'an never goes" in al-Fawz al-Kabir: the science of legal rulings, that of polemic and dialectics, that of didactical instruction and admonishment, that of divine historiography, and that of the last things and eschatology; or the eight headings proposed by Fazlur Rahman in his Major Themes of the Qur'an.
One of the shallow disagreements that ensue in the student-magister relationship is linked to the weigh placed by the parties on didactical and interpersonal competences (Dafinoiu I.