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Living and learning as semiotic engagement : a new theory of education

Author: Andrew Stables
Publisher: Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2005.
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Explores the possibilities of adopting a view of 'living and learning as semiotic engagement' as foundational to our understandings of education, management and other aspects of social and cultural life. This book presents a fundamental rethinking of education and social policy based on a different set of premises.
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Stables, Andrew, 1956-
Living and learning as semiotic engagement.
Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)988947553
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Stables
ISBN: 0773458824 9780773458826
OCLC Number: 64336254
Description: ii, 276 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Sign(al)s --
2. Humans, animals and other life forms --
3. individual and society --
4. Living well and being good --
5. Religion, philosophy and the paranormal --
6. Language and reason --
7. What is learning? --
8. Consciousness --
9. Becoming human? : infancy as semiotic engagement --
10. Teaching for having learnt : the importance of successful action --
11. dynamics and constraints of the classroom --
12. Learning and time --
13. Public/private --
14. Institutions as inscriptions --
15. Responsible people --
16. Responsive systems --
17. Meanings and markets --
18. Ways of knowing ways of knowing --
19. Education and related disciplines as physical, social and cultural practice --
20. Classrooms as texts --
21. Researching lived experience : some theoretical frameworks --
22. Researching 'effective schools' --
23. science of becoming --
24. How to make your education work for you --
25. Learning to live with paradox in competitive communities.
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