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A will to learn : being a student in an age of uncertainty

Author: Ronald Barnett
Publisher: Maidenhead : Society for Research into Higher Education & Open University Press, ©2007.
Series: SRHE and Open University Press imprint.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines the structure of what it is to have a will to learn. Here, a language of being, becoming, authenticity, dispositions, voice, air, spirit, inspiration and care is drawn on.
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Barnett, Ronald, 1947-
Will to learn.
Maidenhead : Society for Research into Higher Education & Open University Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)607884165
Online version:
Barnett, Ronald, 1947-
Will to learn.
Maidenhead : Society for Research into Higher Education & Open University Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)608503177
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Barnett
ISBN: 9780335223800 033522380X 9780335223817 0335223818
OCLC Number: 181711555
Description: 199 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Cover --
Contents --
Acknowledgements --
Introduction --
Part 1: Being and becoming --
Chapter 1: Where there's a will --
Chapter 2: Being --
Chapter 3: Authenticity --
Chapter 4: Becoming --
Part 2: Being a student --
Chapter 5: Travel broadens the mind --
Chapter 6: A will to offer --
Chapter 7: Voice --
Chapter 8: Dispositions and qualities --
Part 3: Being a teacher --
Chapter 9: The inspiring teacher --
Chapter 10: A pedagogy for uncertain times --
Chapter 11: Space and risk --
Chapter 12: A critical spirit --
Coda: puzzles and possibilities --
Subject index --
Name index.
Series Title: SRHE and Open University Press imprint.
Responsibility: Ronald Barnett.

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This book examines the structure of what it is to have a will to learn and offers an idea of student development that challenges current dominant views.  Read more...

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Part I. Being and becoming -- 1. Where there's a will -- 2. Being -- 3. Authenticity -- 4. Becoming -- Part II. Being a student -- 5. Travel broadens the mind -- 6. A will to offer -- 7. Voice -- 8. Dispositions and qualities -- Part III. Being a teacher -- 9. The inspiring teacher -- 10. A pedagogy for uncertain times -- 11. Space and risk -- 12. A critical spirit -- Coda: puzzles and possibilities.

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