Gathers together the theoretical approaches informing the modern principles and practices of western education. This book provides an overview of some major theoretical approaches and considers their implications for policy and practice. It is useful as an introductory course text for university education and teacher training programmes.
Frontcover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1 Philosophy of education; Chapter 2 Behaviourism; Chapter 3 Cognitivism; Chapter 4 Constructivism; Chapter 5 Social learning; Chapter 6 Cultural learning; Chapter 7 Intelligence; Chapter 8 Life course development; Chapter 9 Adult learning; Chapter 10 Values; Chapter 11 Motivation; Chapter 12 The learning body; Chapter 13 Language and learning; Chapter 14 Experiential and competencybased learning; Chapter 15 Inclusivity; Chapter 16 Blended learning Chapter 17 The futureGlossary; Backcover
Description based upon print version of record. Includes bibliographical references and index.