Learning Relationships In The Classroom by Dorothy FaulknerLearning Relationships In The Classroom by Dorothy Faulkner

Learning Relationships In The Classroom

EditorDorothy Faulkner, Karen Littleton, Martin Woodhead

Paperback | November 10, 1998

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This reader explores the nature of interactions between children and their teachers in the classroom. It emphasises the importance of such relationships for children's learning and for educational practice.
Part 1looks at different cultural conceptions of the teacher-learner relationship, and how this relates to schooling, cognitive development and the aquisition of knowledge.
Part 2takes a closer look at the role of language and dialogue in interactions between adults and children in classrooms.
Part 3describes research by developmental psychologists on peer interaction and collaborative learning, and discusses how it has advanced our understanding of how children learn from each other.
Part 4considers the implications of classroom-based collaborative learning initiatives and the potential for creating 'communities of enquiry' which change how we think about knowledge acquisition.
Title:Learning Relationships In The ClassroomFormat:PaperbackDimensions:330 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 2 inPublished:November 10, 1998Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415173736

ISBN - 13:9780415173735

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