The Process of Education: First Edition

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Harvard University Press, 1977 - Education - 97 pages
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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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
THE IMPORTANCE OF STRUCTURE
17
READINESS FOR LEARNING
33
INTUITIVE AND ANALYTIC THINKING
55
MOTIVES FOR LEARNING
69
AIDS TO TEACHING
81
INDEX
95
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Jerome Bruner was University Professor at New York University.

Jerome Bruner was University Professor at New York University.

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