The Process of Education, Revised Edition (Google eBook)

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Harvard University Press, Jun 30, 2009 - Education - 128 pages
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In this classic argument for curriculum reform in early education, Jerome Bruner shows that the basic concepts of science and the humanities can be grasped intuitively at a very early age. He argues persuasively that curricula should he designed to foster such early intuitions and then build on them in increasingly formal and abstract ways as education progresses.

Bruner's foundational case for the spiral curriculum has influenced a generation of educators and will continue to be a source of insight into the goals and methods of the educational process.

  

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User Review  - Ilib4kids - Goodreads

(k:Bruner) 370.11 BRU Back Cover review: ...Jerome Bruner shows that the basic concepts of science and humanities can be grasped intuitively at a very early age.... should be designed to foster such ... Read full review

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User Review  - Leanna Aker - Goodreads

Timeless educational classic. Bruner discusses the role of structure in learning (schema and the like), readiness for learning, intuition, and the desire to learn. His insights resonate with most educators, and they are simple and relevant, even today (book was written in the early 60's) Read full review

Contents

1 INTRODUCTION
1
2 THE IMPORTANCE OF STRUCTURE
17
3 READINESS FOR LEARNING
33
4 INTUITIVE AND ANALYTIC THINKING
55
5 MOTIVES FOR LEARNING
69
6 AIDS TO TEACHING
81
INDEX
93
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Jerome Bruner is University Professor at New York University and the author of many books, including Acts of Meaning; On Knowing; The Process of Education; and Toward a Theory of Instruction (all published by Harvard).

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