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Learning How to Learn

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For almost a century, educational theory and practice have been influenced by the view of behavioural psychologists that learning is synonymous with behaviour change. In this book, the authors argue for the practical importance of an alternate view, that learning is synonymous with a change in the meaning of experience. They develop their theory of the conceptual nature of ...more
Paperback, 216 pages
Published September 28th 1984 by Cambridge University Press (first published September 1st 1984)
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Stuart Macalpine
A very important book on concept based learning - I would say a 'must read'. It provides wonderful context for how to use concept maps to understand chunks of learning, and accompanies this with brilliant 'Vee' diagrammes that let teachers understand the relationship between 'doing' and 'understanding' in their unit or even discipline.

There are huge overlaps with TOK which I will be blogging about. A brilliant book.
Rahul Chowdhury
Nov 20, 2017 rated it really liked it
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This book is all about concept mapping and Vee diagram, the graphical tools used to assimilate and present knowledge in terms of concepts and events. The author presents detailed discussion on how to create them and the importance of them in enhancing learning. The first 3 chapters are where they introduce concept mapping and Vee heuristics. Rest of the chapter is devoted to implementation in various settings.

If you have often confused about the difference between concept-map and probably more
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Thejashwini Dev
Apr 25, 2020 rated it it was amazing

For anyone in education who is deeply concerned of learning methodologies. This book will give a head way to create curriculum, assessments and interviews, that results in meaningful learning.

"Educational value increases when we recognize new meanings and feel the emotion in the process."

 
沛馨 黃
Jul 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Exquisite viewpoints about learning almost everything.
Recommended for every learner
Hasan
Sep 06, 2018 rated it really liked it
No matter what or where you are learning, you don’t have to learn alone.
Tony
Jun 04, 2015 rated it really liked it
Good stuff about fee diagrams and concept maps. Convincing but a tad technical for the layman.
Wilson Silva
Jan 23, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Ótimo livro para educadores e professores em geral. Conteúdo extremamente atual!
Nathan
Jul 28, 2007 rated it it was ok
I don't think I'm going to finish this book. I kept getting recommendations about it from other books, but it was a bit to difficult to read for me.
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