By Peter Jarvis, John Holford, Colin Griffin
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 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 include updated and new material on: * lifelong learning; * the social background to learning; * cognitivist theory; * types of learning; * learning using ICT; * philosophical reflections on learning.