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Non-Western perspectives on learning and knowing

Author: Sharan B Merriam
Publisher: Malabar, Fla. : Krieger Pub. Co., 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduces systems of knowing and learning different from the Western educational tradition. This book contains chapters on Native American Indigenous Knowledge, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Non-Western perspectives on learning and knowing.
Malabar, Fla. : Krieger Pub. Co., 2007
(OCoLC)993663945
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sharan B Merriam
ISBN: 157524280X 9781575242804
OCLC Number: 77503783
Description: xiv, 188 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: An introduction to non-Western perspectives on learning and knowing / Sharan B. Merriam --
Islam's lifelong learning mandate / Mazalan Kamis and Mazanah Muhammad --
American Indian indigenous pedagogy / Paula Gunn Allen --
Hinduism and learning / Swathi Nath Thaker --
Māori concepts of learning and knowledge / Brian Findsen and Lavinia Tamarua --
Buddhist learning: a process to be enlightened / Jienshen Shih --
African indigenous knowledge: the case of Botswana / Gabo Ntseane --
Liberation theology and leaning in Latin America / Simone Conceição and Augusto Marcos Fagundes Oliveira --
Adult learning from a Confucian way of thinking / Youngwha Kee --
Broadening our understanding of learning and knowing / Sharan B. Merriam.
Responsibility: Sharan B. Merriam and associates.
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