Presents an understanding of what learning is and how human learning takes place. This book explains both the complex frameworks in which learning takes place and the specific facets of learning, such as the acquisition of learning content, personal development, and the cultural and social nature of learning processes.
1. A Comprehensive Understanding of Human Learning, Knud Illeris 2. Learning to be a Person in Society: Learning to be Me, Peter Jarvis 3. What "Form" Transforms? A Constructive-Developmental Approach to Transformative Learning, Robert Kegan 4. Expansive Learning: Toward an Activity-Theoretical Reconceptualization, Yrjo Engestrom 5. Pragmatism: A Learning Theory for the Future, Bente Elkjaer 6. An Overview on Transformative Learning, Jack Mezirow 7. Multiple Approaches to Understanding, Howard Gardner 8. Biographical Learning -- within the New Lifelong Learning Discourse, Peter Alheit 9. Life Cycles and Learning Cycles, John Heron 10. Adult Education as a Technology of the Self, Mark Tennant 11. Culture, Mind, and Education, Jerome Bruner 12. Experience in Adult Learning, Robin Usher 13. "Normal Learning Problems" in Youth -- in the Context of Underlying Cultural Convictions, Thomas Ziehe 14. The Practice of Learning, Jean Lave 15. A Social Theory of Learning, Etienne Wenger 16. Transitional Learning and Reflexive Facilitation: The Case of learning for Work, Danny Wildemeersch & Veerle Stroobants