Summary: Theories of education and theories of learning abound. This book explores the many lines of thinking that may influence how you teach. Bertrand explains who contributed what to our ways of thinking about learning and teaching - and why those contributions are important.
Making sense of these theories and comparing them to one another is an important but difficult task. Bertrand has developed a model for program-planning and sound pedagogy which will help y ...show moreou analyze your practice and assist your students in developing a coherent theoretical foundation of their own.
Totally revised and expanded, the second edition of Contemporary Theories and Practice in Education serves equally well as a course text or a professional development tool. Integrating new material, Bertrand has updated and reorganized the text into a more comprehensive and functional format. Included are the thoughts, research, and proposals of theorists such as Maslow, Piaget, Rogers, Vygotsky, Adler, Freire, and literally hundreds of others. ...show less
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