Psychology of Learning for Instruction
In this text, the applications and implications of learning theories are explained and illustrated using examples ranging from primary school instruction to corporate training. A theme of the book is reflective practice, designed to foster a critical and reflective mode of thinking when considering any approach to learning and instruction.
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