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Lifelong learning and the learning society.

Author: Peter Jarvis
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, ©2006-
Series: Lifelong learning and the learning society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book provides a comprehensive and existential theory of individual learning throughout the lifespan.


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Jarvis
ISBN: 0415355400 9780415355407 0415355419 9780415355414
OCLC Number: 639494800
Description: volumes : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Volume 1. Towards a comprehensive theory of human learning --
Part I: Human learning --
1. A philosophical perspective on human learning --
2. It is the person who learns --
3. Learning in the social context --
4. Experience --
from which we learn --
5. The transformation of experience --
6. The person: changing and becoming more experienced --
7. Lifelong learning --
Part II: Towards a comprehensive theory --
8. Learning and action --
9. Cognitive theories --
10. Emotions and learning --
11. Experiential learning --
12. Towards a comprehensive theory of human learning? Volume 2. Globalisation, lifelong learning and the learning society: sociological perspectives. --
1. Lifelong learning in the social context --
2. Human learning within a structural context --
3. Human learning within a global context --
4. Outcomes of the globalisation process --
5. The information and the knowledge society --
6. The learning society --
7. Lifelong learning --
8. Life-wide learning --
9. Participants in lifelong learning: teachers and students --
10. The changing nature of research --
11. Policies, practices and functions --
12. The need for the learning society and lifelong learning --
Appendix: Infinite dreams, infinite growth, infinite learning --
the challenges of globalisation in a finite world.
Series Title: Lifelong learning and the learning society.
Other Titles: Towards a comprehensive theory of human learning
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