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The Routledge International Handbook of Learning

Edited by: Peter Jarvis , Mary Watts

Print publication date:  December  2011
Online publication date:  May  2012

Print ISBN: 9780415571302
eBook ISBN: 9780203357385
Adobe ISBN: 9781136598562

10.4324/9780203357385
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As our understanding of learning focuses on the whole person rather than individual aspects of learning, so the process of learning is beginning to be studied from a wide variety of perspectives and disciplines. This handbook presents a comprehensive overview of the contemporary research into learning: it brings together a diverse range of specialities with chapters written by leading scholars throughout the world from a wide variety of different approaches. The International Handbook of Learning captures the complexities of the learning process in seven major parts. Its 54 chapters are sub-divided in seven parts:

    • Learning and the person: senses, cognitions, emotions, personality traits and learning styles
    • Learning across the lifespan
    • Life-wide learning
    • Learning across the disciplines: covering everything from anthropology to neuroscience
    • Meaning systems’ interpretation
    • Learning and disability
    • Historical and contemporary learning theorists.

Written by international experts, this book is the first comprehensive multi-disciplinary analysis of learning, packing a diverse collection of research into one accessible volume.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Learning and the Senses Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Learning and Cognition Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Learning a Role Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Self-Constructed Activity, Work Analysis, and Occupational Training Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Emotional Intelligence Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Language and Learning Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Gender and Learning Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Learning and Identity Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Thinking Styles in Student Learning and Development Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Non-Learning Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Learning in Early Childhood Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Crossing Boundaries Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Young People and Learning Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Adult Learning Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Exploring Learning in Midlife Download PDF
Chapter  16:  The Older Adult in Education Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Lifelong Learning in Long-Term Care Settings Download PDF
Chapter  18:  The Biographical Approach to Lifelong Learning Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Learning from Our Lives Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Psychological Development Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Transformative Learning Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Informal Learning Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Self-Directed Learning Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Learning at the site of work Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Organisational Learning Won't be Turned Off Download PDF
Chapter  26:  E-Learning (M-Learning) Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Sleep-Dependent Learning Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Learning and Violence Download PDF
Chapter  29:  An Aesthetic Education Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Learning, Sensory Impairment, and Physical Disability Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Autism Spectrum Conditions and Learning Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Reading Disability Download PDF
Chapter  33:  On Becoming a Person in Society Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Human-Centric Learning and Post-Human Experimentation  Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Piaget's Constructivism and Adult Learning Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Learning and the Subject Called the Learner Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Sociology and Learning Download PDF
Chapter  38:  Anthropology and Learning Download PDF
Chapter  39:  Learning in a Complex World Download PDF
Chapter  40:  Perspectives on Geography and Learning Download PDF
Chapter  41:  Learning as a Microhistorical Process Download PDF
Chapter  42:  Evolution Download PDF
Chapter  43:  The Brain and Learning Download PDF
Chapter  44:  Cognitive Neurophysiology Download PDF
Chapter  45:  Pharmacology and Learning Download PDF
Chapter  46:  Buddhist theory of education Download PDF
Chapter  47:  Christianity Download PDF
Chapter  48:  Confucian Learning Download PDF
Chapter  49:  Aspects of Learning in Hindu Philosophy Download PDF
Chapter  50:  Learning Within the Context of Faith and the Intellect Download PDF
Chapter  51:  Jewish Ways of Learning Download PDF
Chapter  52:  Remodeling Learning on an African Cultural Heritage of Ubuntu  Download PDF
Chapter  53:  Indian Culture and Learning Download PDF
Chapter  54:  The Challenges of Adult Learning in Latin America Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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