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Understanding & using educational theories

Understanding & using educational theories

Aubrey, Karl; Riley, Alison

This work provides education students with a clear critical overview of the most influential 20th and 21st century thinkers in teaching and learning and shows how they translate in to practice

Paperback, Book. English.
2nd ed.
Published London : SAGE 2018, 2019
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Details

Statement of responsibility: Karl Aubrey and Alison Riley
ISBN: 1526436612, 9781526436610
Intended audience: Specialized.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note: Previous edition: 2015.
Physical Description: viii, 293 p. ; 23 cm
Subject: Education.; Education Philosophy.
Alternative Title: Understanding and using educational theories.

Contents

  1. John Dewey: A democratic notion of learning
  2. Maria Montessori: Liberating the child
  3. Jean Piaget: Understanding the mind of the child
  4. Lev Vygotsky: An early social constructivist viewpoint
  5. B.F. Skinner: The father of operant conditioning
  6. Benjamin Bloom: Learning through taxonomies
  7. Malcolm S. Knowles: Contextualising adult learning
  8. Jerome Bruner: An evolution of learning theories
  9. Albert Bandura: Learning through observation
  10. Urie Bronfenbrenner: The ecology of human development
  11. Paulo Freire: Oppression, freedom and critical approaches to education
  12. Donald Schön: Reflection and learning
  13. David Kolb: Experiential Learning Theory
  14. Jean Lave and Etienne Wenger: Socially situated learning and communities of practice
  15. Guy Claxton: Learning power
  16. Dylan Wiliam: Assessment for learning
  17. Carol Dweck: Mindsets and motivation