Franklin

Theory and Practice of Learning.

Author/Creator:
Jarvis, Peter.
Publication:
London : RoutledgeFalmer, 2003.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (209 p.)
Edition:
2nd ed.
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Subjects:
Learning.
Learning -- Social aspects.
Continuing education.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
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.
Contents:
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
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [171]-193) and index.
OCLC-licensed vendor bibliographic record.
Contributor:
Holford, John.
Griffin, Colin.
ISBN:
81-7890-194-3
1-135-72507-1
1-135-72508-X
0-203-47526-7
0-203-46565-2
1-280-07668-2
OCLC:
55490206