Learning is among the most basic of human activities. The study of learning, and research into learning a central part of educational studies. Now published in a second edition, this bestselling book is a comprehensive introduction to contemporary theories and modern practices of learning. Updated and expanded, written in non-technical language, this new edition will be a valuable guide for all teachers, facilitators, human resource developers and students of education.
Book Cover; Title; Contents; The authors; Preface to the first edition; Preface to the second edition; The emergence of lifelong learning; The social background of lifelong learning; Behaviourist approaches to learning; Cognitivist theories; Social learning; Experiential learning; Types of learning; Culture and learning; Self-directed learning; Contracts and learning; Open and distance learning; Work-based and problem-based learning; The learning organization; Assessing learning; References; Further reading; Index
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