E-books: Theories of Learning

  • Professional Experience and the Investigative Imagination: The Art of Reflective Writing book cover

    Professional Experience and the Investigative Imagination

    The Art of Reflective Writing, 1st Edition

    By Alyson Buck, Paula Sobiechowska, Richard Winter

    This book explains and demonstrates how creative writing can be used successfully in the context of professional education where traditionally a more distanced approach to reporting on professional experience has been favoured.It is based on many practical examples, drawn from several years'…

    eBook – 2013-03-07
    Routledge

  • Teaching with Emotional Intelligence: A step-by-step guide for Higher and Further Education professionals book cover

    Teaching with Emotional Intelligence

    A step-by-step guide for Higher and Further Education professionals, 2nd Edition

    By Alan Mortiboys

    The way teachers shape and handle their own feelings and those of their learners is central to the success of learning. Now in its second edition, Teaching with Emotional Intelligence shows how to manage this influential yet neglected area of learning and teaching. This practical book looks at how…

    eBook – 2013-03-01
    Routledge

  • Learning to be a Person in Society book cover

    Learning to be a Person in Society

    1st Edition

    By Peter Jarvis

    Learning is a lifelong process and we are the result of our own learning. But how exactly do we learn to be a person through living? In this book, Peter Jarvis draws together all the aspects of becoming a person into the framework of learning. Considering the ongoing, "nature versus nurture" debate…

    eBook – 2012-06-25
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Dyslexia book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Dyslexia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gavin Reid

    The Routledge Companion to Dyslexia is a ground-breaking analysis of the whole field of dyslexia by a distinguished team of international contributors and editors, engaged in literacy, inclusion and learning. Their diverse perspectives and wide expertise make this invaluable guide one of the most…

    eBook – 2012-06-25
    Routledge

  • Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching in Higher Education: Theory and Practice book cover

    Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Balasubramanyam Chandramohan, Stephen Fallows

    As universities increasingly offer courses that break the confines of a single subject area, more students are enrolling on interdisciplinary programmes within multidisciplinary departments. Teaching and learning within interdisciplinary study requires new approaches, including an understanding of…

    eBook – 2008-12-04
    Routledge

  • Learners, Learning and Educational Activity book cover

    Learners, Learning and Educational Activity

    1st Edition

    By Judith Ireson

    Learners, Learning and Educational Activity offers a new and creative approach to the psychology of learning. The central idea in the book is that learning in schools and other educational settings is best understood by paying attention to both individual learners and the educational contexts in…

    eBook – 2008-03-05
    Routledge
    Foundations and Futures of Education

  • Improving Learning How to Learn: Classrooms, Schools and Networks book cover

    Improving Learning How to Learn

    Classrooms, Schools and Networks, 1st Edition

    By Mary James, Robert McCormick, Paul Black, Patrick Carmichael, Mary-Jane Drummond, Alison Fox, John MacBeath, Bethan Marshall, David Pedder, Richard Procter, Sue Swaffield, Joanna Swann, Dylan Wiliam

    Learning how to learn is an essential preparation for lifelong learning. Whilst this is widely acknowledged by teachers, they have lacked a rich professional knowledge base from which they can teach their pupils how to learn. This book makes a major contribution to the creation of such a…

    eBook – 2007-10-18
    Routledge
    Improving Learning

  • In Search of Pedagogy Volume I: The Selected Works of Jerome Bruner, 1957-1978 book cover

    In Search of Pedagogy Volume I

    The Selected Works of Jerome Bruner, 1957-1978, 1st Edition

    By Jerome S. Bruner

    Jerome Bruner is one of the best-known and most influential psychologists of the twentieth century. His theories about cognitive development dominate psychology around the world today, but it is in the field of education where his influence has been especially felt. In this two volume…

    eBook – 2006-09-27
    Routledge
    World Library of Educationalists

  • The Development and Education of the Mind: The Selected Works of Howard Gardner book cover

    The Development and Education of the Mind

    The Selected Works of Howard Gardner, 1st Edition

    By Howard Gardner

    Leading American psychologist and educator Howard Gardner has assembled his most important writings about education. Spanning over thirty years, this collection reveals the thinking, the concepts and the empirical research that have made Gardner one of the most respected and cited educational…

    eBook – 2006-06-28
    Routledge
    World Library of Educationalists

  • Composing Diverse Identities: Narrative Inquiries into the Interwoven Lives of Children and Teachers book cover

    Composing Diverse Identities

    Narrative Inquiries into the Interwoven Lives of Children and Teachers, 1st Edition

    By D. Jean Clandinin, Janice Huber, Marilyn Huber, M. Shaun Murphy, Anne Murray Orr, Marni Pearce, Pam Steeves

    In a climate of increasing emphasis on testing, measurable outcomes, competition and efficiency, the real lives of children and their teachers are often neglected or are too messy and intricate to legislate and quantify. As such, curricula are designed without including the very people that compose…

    eBook – 2006-04-18
    Routledge
    Teachers, Teaching and Learning

  • Human Learning: An Holistic Approach book cover

    Human Learning

    An Holistic Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Jarvis, Stella Parker

    Learning is among the most basic of human activities. The study of, and research into, learning forms a central part of educational studies. The well-respected and established authors, Jarvis and Parker, not only focus on the psychological processes of human learning, but they also examine the…

    eBook – 2006-03-31
    Routledge

  • Learning and Teaching with Maps book cover

    Learning and Teaching with Maps

    1st Edition

    By Patrick Wiegand

    A comprehensive and authoritative account of how primary school children and teachers can use maps to enhance learning and deepen understanding of this essential skill. It includes all aspects of map use, such as reading and interpreting maps and using maps to find the way, covering…

    eBook – 2006-01-31
    Routledge

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