Whose Learning?: The Role of the Personal Tutor by Kate BullockWhose Learning?: The Role of the Personal Tutor by Kate Bullock

Whose Learning?: The Role of the Personal Tutor

byKate Bullock, Felicity Wikeley

Paperback | August 16, 2004

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The traditional role of the form or class tutor has developed into that of an academic or personal tutor; that is, an adult who works with students to guide, support and help them manage their learning. Academic or personal tutoring as a practice of learning benefits many students in secondary schools and colleges. It is increasingly adopted and specifically customised by a range of institutions who believe it will establish good habits of learning now and in the future.

Whose Learning? explores the concept of academic and personal tutoring and brings together established theoretical arguments; current activities in schools and classrooms; and observations gleaned from the authors’ own research. It recognises the important role of the personal tutor in working individually with his or her students, and illuminates the processes, educational relationships and learning interactions underpinning this role.

The book addresses three fundamental strands of the learning process and their complex inter-relationships:

  • Knowing what to learn
  • Knowing how to learn
  • Knowing yourself as a learner
Offering examples of good practice in supporting student learning Whose Learning? is essential reading for student, beginning and more experienced teachers in schools and colleges who want to reflect on and improve their own practices.
Kate Bullock is a Senior Lecturer the Department of Education at the University of Bath. Formerly a teacher of science, she has been a research officer and lecturer in Higher Education since 1979. She has wide experience of research and evaluation in the areas of student learning, educational relationships and school organization. ...
Title:Whose Learning?: The Role of the Personal TutorFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 8.94 × 6.02 × 0.39 inPublished:August 16, 2004Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:033521407X

ISBN - 13:9780335214075

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1Knowing How To Learn: Learning How To Know

Chapter 2Personal Tutoring

Chapter 3 Knowing Yourself As A Learner- The Theory

Chapter 4 Helping Students To Know Themselves

Chapter 5:Knowing How To Learn - The Theory

Chapter 6:Helping Students Develop Skills For Learning

Chapter 7Knowing What To Learn - The Theory

Chapter 8 Supporting Students In Knowing What To Learn

Chapter 9Educational Relationships