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How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School: Expanded Edition,9780309070362

How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School: Expanded Edition

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9780309070362

ISBN10:
0309070368
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
9/1/2000
Publisher(s):
NATL ACADEMY OF SCIENCE
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Summary

(National Research Council) Text is a result of work of two committees of the Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education of the National Research Council. Original volume, c1999, was a product of a 2-year study conducted by the Committee on Developments in the Science of Learning. Expands on the findings, conclusion, and research agenda of the original volume. Softcover.

Table of Contents

Part I Introduction
Learning: From Speculation to Science
3(28)
Part II Learners and Learning
How Experts Differ from Novices
31(20)
Learning and Transfer
51(28)
How Children Learn
79(35)
Mind and Brain
114(17)
Part III Teachers and Teaching
The Design of Learning Environments
131(24)
Effective Teaching: Examples in History, Mathematics, and Science
155(35)
Teacher Learning
190(16)
Technology to Support Learning
206(27)
Part IV Future Directions for the Science of Learning
Conclusions
233(15)
Next Steps for Research
248(37)
References 285(64)
Biographical Sketches of Committees' Members and Staff 349(9)
Acknowledgments 358(5)
Index 363


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