Approaches to Learning: A Guide for Teachers

Approaches to Learning: A Guide for Teachers

"This book provides a really sound grounding in the theories that underpin successful teaching and learning. Without over-simplification it provides accessible introductions to the key learning theories with which teachers and students are likely to engage, and it has immense practical value."
Professor Sally Brown, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Leeds Metropolitan University, UKThis comprehensive guide for education students and practitioners provides an overview of the major theories of learning. It considers their implications for policy and practice and sets out practical guidelines for best pedagogical practice.The book can be read as a series of stand-alone chapters or as an integrated overview of theoretical perspectives drawn from the philosophy, psychology, sociology and pedagogy that guide educational principles and practice. Each chapter contains:

An accessible introduction to each theoryA summary of key principlesCritical insights drawn from the theories discussed Examples and illustrations from contemporary research and practice Summary boxes that highlight critical and key points madePractical implications for education professionals
Approaches to Learning is an invaluable resource for students and practitioners who wish to reflect on their educational constructs and explore and engage in the modern discourse of education.

  • Format: Paperback | 296 pages
  • Dimensions: 175 x 245 x 19mm | 440g
  • Publication date: 01 Mar 2009
  • Publisher: Open University Press
  • Publication City/Country: Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
  • Language: English
  • ISBN10: 0335226701
  • ISBN13: 9780335226702
  • Bestsellers rank: 355,116

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