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作者 Hogan, Pádraig
書名 The New Significance of Learning : Imagination's Heartwork
出版項 London : Taylor & Francis Group, 2009
©2010
國際標準書號 9780203864487 (electronic bk.)
9780415549677
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版本 1st ed
說明 1 online resource (208 pages)
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附註 Book Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- PART I The identity of education as a practice -- 1 The harnessing of learning: Older and newer reins -- 2 Overcoming a post-modern debility -- 3 The integrity of educational practice -- 4 Disclosing educational practice from the inside -- 5 Opening Delphi -- 6 Eros, inclusion, and care in teaching and learning -- PART II Educational forms of understanding and action -- 7 Understanding in human experience and in learning -- 8 Cultural tradition and educational experience -- 9 Giving voice to the text -- 10 Neither born nor made: The education of teachers -- 11 The new significance of learning -- 12 Imagination's heartwork -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Should education be understood mainly as a practice in its own right, or is it essentially a subordinate affair to be shaped and controlled by a society's powers-that-be? What difference does it make if students are chiefly viewed as recipients of a set of skills and knowledge, or as active participants in their own learning?  Does education have a responsibility in cultivating humanity's maturity, or are its purposes to be effectively matched to the functional requirements of a globalized age?   The New Significance of Learning explores these and other high-stakes questions. It challenges hierarchical and custodial conceptions of education that have been inherited as the 'natural order' of things. It discloses a more original and imaginative understanding of educational practice, illustrating this understanding with frequent practical examples.   Among the merits highlighted by this approach are: a recognition that education is first and foremost an invitation to join a renewed experience of quest and disclosure; a realisation that taking up and pursuing such an invitation is a basic right, as distinct from a privilege to be bestowed or withheld;  an awareness of the decisive importance of specific kinds relationships in practices of teaching and learning; an emphasis on the human qualities as well as the intellectual achievements nourished by dedicated communities of learning; an acknowledgement of partiality - of incompleteness and bias - in even the best of humankind's learning efforts; the emergence of a distinctive ethical orientation for education as a practice in its own right
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Hogan, Pádraig The New Significance of Learning : Imagination's Heartwork London : Taylor & Francis Group,c2009 9780415549677
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