Learning and learners

Margaret McLay, Louise Mycroft, Penny Noel, Kevin Orr, Ron Thompson, Jonathan Tummons, Jane Weatherby

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Abstract

What is learning? Deep, surface and strategic learning, Factors influencing learning, Theories of the learning process, The learning styles debate, Widening participation, Adult learners and 'adult leaning', Learners from other countries, Students with learning difficulties or disabilities, 'Academically more able learners', Learners aged 14-16, Young people not in education, employment or training.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTeaching In Lifelong Learning
Subtitle of host publicationA Guide To Theory And Practice
EditorsJames Avis, Roy Fisher, Ron Thompson
PublisherOpen University Press
Pages79-108
Number of pages30
Edition2
ISBN (Electronic)9780335263332
ISBN (Print)9780335263325
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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McLay, M., Mycroft, L., Noel, P., Orr, K., Thompson, R., Tummons, J., & Weatherby, J. (2015). Learning and learners. In J. Avis, R. Fisher, & R. Thompson (Eds.), Teaching In Lifelong Learning: A Guide To Theory And Practice (2 ed., pp. 79-108). Open University Press.
McLay, Margaret ; Mycroft, Louise ; Noel, Penny ; Orr, Kevin ; Thompson, Ron ; Tummons, Jonathan ; Weatherby, Jane. / Learning and learners. Teaching In Lifelong Learning: A Guide To Theory And Practice. editor / James Avis ; Roy Fisher ; Ron Thompson. 2. ed. Open University Press, 2015. pp. 79-108
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Learning and learners. / McLay, Margaret; Mycroft, Louise; Noel, Penny; Orr, Kevin; Thompson, Ron; Tummons, Jonathan; Weatherby, Jane.

Teaching In Lifelong Learning: A Guide To Theory And Practice. ed. / James Avis; Roy Fisher; Ron Thompson. 2. ed. Open University Press, 2015. p. 79-108.

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