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Education's ecosystems : learning through life

Author: Bertram C Bruce
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2020.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Education's Ecosystems offers a new perspective on learning that is integrated and connected to lived experience. It presents a model for salient characteristics of both biological and pedagogical ecosystems, involving diversity, interaction, emergence, construction, interpretation. Examples from around the world show how learning can be made more whole and relevant. The book should be valuable to educators,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bertram C Bruce
ISBN: 1475851219 9781475851212
OCLC Number: 1147813368
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
Ecosystems Learning Framework --
The Whole Frog --
Why Do We Educate? --
Diversity in Ways to Learn --
Networking --
Emergent Properties --
Finding and Constructing Learning Niches --
Interpretation of Learning Spaces --
A Dialogue on Formal and Informal Learning --
The Ecosystem Curriculum --
Conclusion --
Bibliographic Note --
Index.
Responsibility: Bertram C. Bruce.

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