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Human Learning : An Holistic Approach - Peter Jarvis

Human Learning

An Holistic Approach

By: Peter Jarvis (Editor), Stella Parker (Editor)

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Published: 26th May 2005
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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 importance of the relationship between the body and the mind. For the first time, this book considers how our neurological, biological, emotional and spiritual faculties all impact on human learning.
Topics covered include:


  • the biology of learning

  • personality and human learning

  • thinking and learning styles

  • gender and human learning

  • life cycle development and human learning

  • emotional intelligence and learning

  • morality and human learning

  • learning in the social context.

Drawing on material from the worlds of science and social science, and with contributions from international authors, this book will be of interest to academics in a wide range of disciplines.

'Learning is a common yet complex activity. Peter Jarvis and Stella Parker provide a rich, accessible, diverse, and stimulating set of readings that underscore how learning is an essential part of being human.' - Tom Nesbit, Canadian Association for the Study of Adult Education

'This book necessitates being on the reading list of any introductory course on human learning.' - Pedagogies: An International Journal

Preface
Towards a Philosophy of Human Learning: An existentialist perspective
The Biology of Learning
The Brain and Learning
Multiple Intelligences Theory and Adult Literacy
The Role of Individual Differences in Approaches to Learning
A Comprehensive Understanding of Human Learning
Cognition
Human Learning: The inter-relationship of the individual and social structures
Morality and Human Learning
Emotional Intelligence and Experiential Learning
The Spiritual and Human Learning
Women, Fabric Crafts and Fashion: Learning at the Boundaries
Life Cycle Development and Human Learning
Learning Trajectories: Reconsidering the barriers to participation
Human Learning: The themes
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ISBN: 9780415340984
ISBN-10: 0415340985
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 226
Published: 26th May 2005
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.72 x 16.76  x 1.85
Weight (kg): 0.49
Edition Number: 1