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Title Rethinking contexts for learning and teaching : communities, activities and networks / edited by Richard Edwards, Gert Biesta and Mary Thorpe
Published New York : Routledge, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 177 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction : life as a learning context? / Richard Edwards -- Texts in contexts : theorizing learning by looking at genre and activity / David R. Russell -- Contexts of teaching and learning : an actor-network view of the classroom / Steve Fox -- Beyond "mutual constitution" : looking at learning and context from the perspective of complexity theory / Tamsin Haggis -- Pragmatism's contribution to understanding learning-in-context / Gert Biesta -- The textual mediation of learning in college contexts / Candice Satchwell and Roz IvanĒ -- Mediating contexts in classroom practices / Carey Jewitt -- Worlds within worlds : the relational dance between context and learning in the workplace / Lorna Unwin, Alison Fuller, Alan Felstead, Nick Jewson, and Kostas Kakavelakis -- Technology-mediated learning contexts / Mary Thorpe -- "The boundaries are different out here" : learning relationships in community-based further education / Beth Crossan and Jim Gallacher -- The implications of learning contexts for pedagogical practice / Mary Thorpe and Terry Mayes -- Implications for researching learning contexts / Kate Miller
Summary Drawing upon a variety of academic disciplines this book explores some of the different means of understanding teaching and learning, both in and across contexts, the issues they raise and their implications for pedagogy and research
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Adult learning.
Learning -- Philosophy.
Form Electronic book
Author Biesta, Gert.
Edwards, Richard, 1956 July 2-
Thorpe, Mary.
ISBN 0203881753 (ebook)
0415467756 (hbk.)
0415467764 (paperback)
9780203881750 (ebook)
9780415467759 (hbk.)
9780415467766 (paperback)