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Learning and sociocultural contexts

Learning and sociocultural contexts

implications for adults, community, and workplace education

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Published by Jossey-Bass in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Adult learning -- Social aspects,
  • Experiential learning -- Social aspects

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMary V. Alfred, editor.
    SeriesNew directions for adult and continuing education -- no. 96.
    ContributionsAlfred, Mary V.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination104 p. ;
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17608847M
    OCLC/WorldCa51318329

    contexts and identities is also included. There is, in fact, a continuum— from the artistic like poetry and fiction, to the more scientific ethnography in which to discover identity and shifting perspectives of the multi-cultural world, and we will explore these in this book. The sociocultural theory of teaching and learning: Implications for the curriculum in the Australian context Peter D. Renshaw () notes, the title of Vygotsky's book, Thought and Language, is more accurately rendered in the active voice as 'Speaking and Thinking', Education involves focussing on contexts of collaborative thinking where a.

    [et al.] -- Away from internalization \/ Martin J. Packer -- Institutional and social context of educational practice and reform \/ Roland Tharp -- Generation and transmission of shared knowledge in the culture of collaborative learning: the fifth dimension, its play-world, and its institutional contexts \/ Ageliki Nicolopoulou and Michael. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Winter " Description: pages ; 23 cm. Contents: The promise of sociocultural theory in democratizing adult education / Mary V. Alfred --Cross-cultural mentoring as a context for learning / Juanita Johnson-Bailey, Ronald M. Cervero --Socialization and immigrant students' learning in adult education programs / Ming-Yeh Lee.

    Book Review of Sociocultural Contexts of Language and Literacy by Bertha Perez et al. While doing research for a sociolinguistics class on Vietnamese and Hispanic Americans I ran across this book. Although it is dated in the 90s it was like gold!/5. The book covers three sections: (1) current practices and challenges in science education in the Arab Gulf states; (2) the science educational reforms and innovations that are being implemented in the Arabian Gulf; and (3) the sociocultural issues that have impact on shaping and reshaping the science education in the Arabian Gulf.


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