informal teaching and learning a study of everyday cognition in a greek community

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Informal Teaching And Learning

Author : Rosemary C. Henze
ISBN : 9781136473852
Genre : Education
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Based on an ethnographic study conducted in a Greek community, this book celebrates the small ways people teach and learn while they are engaged in other, supposedly more important, activities. By examining the intricate ways in which knowledge and skills of everyday life are transmitted, it shows how family, community, and culture shape the cognitive world of learners. Beginning with a rich description of the community and its culture, the book then focuses on six contrasting episodes of informal instruction. Video and audiotaped scenes of learning to dance, learning to perform the healing art of cupping, and learning about kinship, for example, provide material for detailed analyses. The book demonstrates the interplay of culture and learning by exploring how the cultural theme of struggle and the use of different interpretive frames shaped informal instruction in this community and how, at the same time, processes of informal teaching and learning contributed to the evolving construction of culture by its members. Interpretive framing emerges as a key concept that studies of situated cognition must consider. Since formal and informal instruction are closely linked, the culturally specific ways of teaching and learning shown in informal instruction will help all educators meet the needs of diverse student bodies.

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Author : Sharmin Saleha Khan
ISBN : UCAL:C3375209
Genre : Bank loans
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Modern Greek Society

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ISBN : IND:30000046652230
Genre : Greece
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Author : Elizabeth R. Perkins
ISBN : 0471978515
Genre : Medical
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The contributors present a timely and essential volume for health promotion specialists looking for practical guidance in and advice on the three most crucial areas in evidence-based medical practice: assessment of existing evidence, collection of new evidence, and discovery of solutions when there is no evidence. The only book devoted to the burgeoning evidence-based approach, this excellent guide offers readers realistic solutions to the myriad problems encountered in health promotion.

On Ethnography

Author : Shirley Brice Heath
ISBN : 0807748668
Genre : Education
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Two experienced and esteemed ethnographers examine how to use ethnographic methods to conduct research in language and literacy. The authors begin by mapping some of the developments in ethnography across the last century, from colonial interests to contemporary studies of migration, multiculturalism, and global citizenship. The authors then draw from their own field work and that of a novice ethnographer to inform a succession of chapters on research questions, field notes, and analysis. Throughout, the book stresses that "doing ethnography" involves engagement with public life and cannot be separated out as an academic activity.

Language Issues In Literacy And Bilingual Multicultural Education

Author : Masahiko Minami
ISBN : UOM:39015025229439
Genre : Education
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Author : Sinclair Goodlad
ISBN : 0749417927
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Author : Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
ISBN : CORNELL:31924067925887
Genre : Adult education
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Author : T. Marguerite McClain
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