Jerome Bruner: The Cognitive Revolution in Educational Theory

Jerome Bruner: The Cognitive Revolution in Educational Theory

by David R. Olson
     
 

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A major international reference series providing comprehensive accounts of the work of seminal educational thinkers from a variety of periods, disciplines and traditions. It is the most ambitious and prestigious such project ever published - a definitive resource for at least a generation. The thinkers include: Aquinas, Aristotle, Bourdieu, Bruner, Dewey,

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A major international reference series providing comprehensive accounts of the work of seminal educational thinkers from a variety of periods, disciplines and traditions. It is the most ambitious and prestigious such project ever published - a definitive resource for at least a generation. The thinkers include: Aquinas, Aristotle, Bourdieu, Bruner, Dewey, Foucault, Freire, Holt, Kant, Locke, Montessori, Neill, Newman, Owen, Peters, Piaget, Plato, Rousseau, Steiner, Vygotsky, West and Wollstonecraft. Jerome Bruner is indisputably a major thinker in education. David Olson's volume offers the most coherent account of Bruner's educational thought. This work is divided into: Intellectual biography, Critical exposition of Bruner's work,The reception and influence of Bruner's work,The relevance of the work today and Excerpts from an interview with Jerome Bruner.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826484024
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
01/15/2008
Series:
Continuum Library of Educational Thought Series
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

David R. Olson is Professor Emeritus of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Canada.

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