Thinking and Acting in Military Pedagogy by Juha MäkinenThinking and Acting in Military Pedagogy by Juha Mäkinen

Thinking and Acting in Military Pedagogy

EditorJuha Mäkinen, Hubert Annen, Can Nakkas

Hardcover | November 14, 2013

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Military pedagogical research and teaching has made headways. There is still no internationally accepted unified field theory, but the diversity and heterogeneity of military pedagogy reflects the complexity of modern military tasks and enables the scientific debate on military ethics and morale, military education and interculturality. While political and educational developments have caught up with some of the topics addressed, changes in the military and the political and educational landscape will always necessitate this branch of academia to continuously adapt to the needs of the armed forces and their servicemen and -women. Insofar, the diverse contributions in this volume offer valuable insights into current military pedagogical thinking and acting.
Hubert Annen is head of Military Psychology and Military Pedagogy Studies at the Military Academy at ETH Zurich. Can Nakkas is research assistant at the Military Psychology and Military Pedagogy Studies at the Military Academy at ETH Zurich. Juha Mäkinen is professor of Military Pedagogy for the Department of Leadership and Military Pe...
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Title:Thinking and Acting in Military PedagogyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:8.27 × 5.83 × 0.98 inPublished:November 14, 2013Publisher:Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3631615809

ISBN - 13:9783631615805

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Contents: Hubert Annen/Can Nakkas: Preface – Wolfgang Royl: Honor - The Personalizing Element in Military Training and Education – Kaisu Mälkki/Juha Mälkki: Preparing to Experience the Unexpected - The Challenges of Transforming Soldiership – Hubert Annen: Managing the Grey Area - The Meaning of Rituals in a Military Context and Their Effects on the Cadre’s Responsibility – David Whetham: The Quest for Truth: What is a Credible Academic Source for a Defence Studies Essay? – Aki-Mauri Huhtinen: The Changing Leadership Culture in Western Military Organizations – Amira Raviv: Military Ethics and Moral Dilemmas: Between «On the Job Learning» and Formal Education – Amira Raviv: Developing Senior Leaders: Challenges, Methodologies, and Dilemmas – Antti-Tuomas Pulkka/Amira Raviv: Military Ethics Instruction - The Educational Challenge of the Case-Study Method – Hubert Annen: Coaching for Military Personnel - From the Idea to the Implementation – Luiza Kraft: Enhancing Action Competence in Military Higher Education through Cooperative Learning – Ulla Anttila: Military Pedagogy and Human Security Education – Gavril Malos/Adriana Rîsnoveanu: The Diagnosis of the Military Learning System through the SWOT Method – Peter Foot: Educating for Security: The Challenge to Military Academies – Giuseppe Caforio: The Nature of Security Threats in the Perceptions of Future Civil and Military Elites – Audrone Petrauskaite: Civic Values in the Context of the Military Profession: The Lithuanian Case – Asa Kasher: Military Ethics between Code and Conduct – Bo Talerud: Military Leadership for Cooperation? - Education for Civil-Military Cooperation in International Missions – Juha Mäkinen: Constructively Aligned Military Education and Training in Finland in the Times of the European Bologna Process – Sylvain Paile: Towards a European Understanding of Academic Education of the Military Officers?