Educational terms beginning with letter “P”

  • Pedagogy

    Pedagogy is a term that refers to the method of how teachers teach, in theory and in practice. Pedagogy is formed by an…

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  • PhD

    A PhD, or Doctor of Philosophy, is a postgraduate doctoral degree. A PhD is awarded to students who complete an original…

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  • Plagiarism

    Plagiarism is misrepresenting another person or organization’s work or ideas as your original by adding it into your…

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  • Prerequisite Course

    A prerequisite course must be completed prior to another course. Prerequisites are often implemented at all education…

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  • Prior Knowledge

    Prior knowledge is the information and educational context a learner already has before they learn new information

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  • Proctor

    A proctor is a title given to school officials responsible for maintaining order or supervising students during exams…

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  • Proctored Test

    A proctored test is a test that is supervised by someone, referred to as a proctor, who verifies the identity of the…

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  • Professor

    Professor is the title given to college and university level educators who generally hold a postgraduate degree. They…

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  • Provost

    A provost is a senior administrative officer of academic matters at a college or university in North America. A provost…

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