Approaches To Learning: A Guide For Teachers: A Guide for Educators

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McGraw-Hill Education (UK), Jul 1, 2008 - Education - 278 pages
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This comprehensive guide for education students and practitioners provides an overview of the major theories of learning and considers their implications for policy and practice and sets out practical guidelines for best pedagogical practice.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Chapter 1 Philosophy of education
6
Chapter 2 Behaviourism
21
Chapter 3 Cognitivism
36
Chapter 4 Constructivism
55
Chapter 5 Social learning
68
Chapter 6 Cultural learning
82
Chapter 7 Intelligence
97
Chapter 11 Motivation
154
Chapter 12 The learning body
169
Chapter 13 Language and learning
184
Chapter 14 Experiential and competencybased learning
199
Chapter 15 Inclusivity
216
Chapter 16 Blended learning
227
Chapter 17 The future
242
Glossary
252

Chapter 8 Life course development
113
Chapter 9 Adult learning
128
Chapter 10 Values
142
Backcover
279
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Anne Jordan is Programme Director of the MA in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education at Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland, and Honorary Professor at Lev Tolstoy Pedagogical University, Russia.

Orison Carlile is Programme Director of the MA in Management in Education at Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland, and Honorary Professor at Lev Tolstoy Pedagogical University, Russia.

Annetta Stack is Programme Director of the MSc in Multimedia and E-Learning, and Teacher and Learning Coordinator at Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland.

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