Understanding Learning: Influences and Outcomes
Janet Collins, Deirdre Cook
SAGE Publications, Jan 26, 2001 - Psychology - 208 pages
Understanding Learning: Influences and Outcomes contains specially chosen material which brings together issues of theory and practice. It invites teachers to examine, review and research their own practice in their own personal context.
The book's significant contribution is that it re emphasizes the multifaceted nature of education and deliberately takes a multidisciplinary approach. It does this through a consideration of cultural, political and theoretical perspectives in Education.
Section one shows something of the dilemmas, tension and duality of thinking which is inherent in a concept of education for democracy. Section two considers what it means to be a learner and how this knowledge force