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Take this opportunity to browse through some of our bestselling books on theories of learning!

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  1. Contemporary Theories of Learning

    Learning Theorists … In Their Own Words

    Edited by Knud Illeris

    In this definitive collection of today’s most influential learning theorists, sixteen world-renowned experts present their understanding of what learning is and how human learning takes place. Professor Knud Illeris has collected chapters that explain both the complex frameworks in which learning...

    Published December 7th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Visible Learning

    A Synthesis of Over 800 Meta-Analyses Relating to Achievement

    By John Hattie

    This unique and ground-breaking book is the result of 15 years research and synthesises over 800 meta-analyses on the influences on achievement in school-aged students. It builds a story about the power of teachers, feedback, and a model of learning and understanding. The research involves many...

    Published November 18th 2008 by Routledge

  3. How We Learn

    Learning and Non-Learning in School and Beyond

    By Knud Illeris

    How We Learn deals with the fundamental issues of the processes of learning, critically assessing different types of learning and obstacles to learning. It also considers a broad range of other important questions in relation to learning such as: modern research into learning and brain functions...

    Published October 3rd 2007 by Routledge

  4. Human Learning

    An Holistic Approach

    Edited by Peter Jarvis, Stella Parker

    Learning is among the most basic of human activities. The study of, and research into, learning forms a central part of educational studies. The well-respected and established authors, Jarvis and Parker, not only focus on the psychological processes of human learning, but they also examine the...

    Published March 22nd 2007 by Routledge

  5. Ways of Learning

    Learning Theories and Learning Styles in the Classroom, 2nd Edition

    By Alan Pritchard

    Teachers are very good at providing excellent opportunities for children’s learning to progress. Often, without fully understanding the reasons why, teachers encourage learning in their charges which works very well, and is a very good approach at a particular time with a particular child or group...

    Published October 29th 2008 by Routledge