The Culture of Education / Edition 2

The Culture of Education / Edition 2

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by Jerome Bruner
     
 

In a masterly commentary on the possibilities of education, eminent psychologist Jerome Bruner reveals how education can usher children into their culture, though it often fails to do so. Going well beyond his earlier acclaimed books on education, Bruner looks past the issue of achieving individual competence to the question of how education equips individuals to… See more details below

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In a masterly commentary on the possibilities of education, eminent psychologist Jerome Bruner reveals how education can usher children into their culture, though it often fails to do so. Going well beyond his earlier acclaimed books on education, Bruner looks past the issue of achieving individual competence to the question of how education equips individuals to participate in the culture on which life and livelihood depend.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674179530
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
04/28/1997
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
292,182
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Culture, Mind, and Education

Folk Pedagogy

The Complexity of Educational Aims

Teaching the Present, Past, and Possible

Understanding and Explaining Other Minds

Narratives of Science

The Narrative Construal of Reality

Knowing as Doing

Psychology's Next Chapter

Notes

Credits

Index

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