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Ing theories to see if they can be reconciled with a complex model Applying his expert analytical approach to this wide ranging topic Jarvis looks in detail atlearning in the social context the transformation of experience the outcomes of learning learning and action cognitive theories emotions and learning experiential learnin Comprehensive ReflectionThis book is a master piece in the art of discussing the philosophical and practical implications of learning theories and learning Readers looking to widen their perspective of learning and living should definitely dive into this book

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Towards a Comprehensive Theory of Human Learning Lifelong Learning and the Learning Society

Om birth to old age and moving the field on from previous unsystematic and mainly psychological studies Instead Jarvis argues that learning is existential and so its study must be complex and interdisciplinaryThe result is a giant step towards building a complete and integrated theory of how humans learn taking account of exist A very citable and insightful book though I suspect Jarvis set himself up to fail in his title There will never be a truly comprehensive theory of human learning as Jarvis comes to conclude but there are plenty of theories Jarvis s own included that get us close enough for pragmatic purposes If the word comprehensive was missing from Jarvis s book title and uest I think this would be a much rewarding read

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As interest grows in theories of lifelong learning not only across society but also as an area of serious academic study the need has arisen for a thorough and critical study of the phenomenon This distillation of the work of renowned writer Peter Jarvis addresses this need looking at the processes involved in human learning fr A very interesting book with a fascinating subject under its inuiry Lots of fascinating uestions about the nature of learning and its role in human lifeJarvis presents an overview of major works of research done by previous theorists of learning and aims at integrating them including research of his own into a broad framework towards a theory of learningThe author is deeply concerned with the philosophical dimension of the investigation and the human personal experience of the life of the learner He is also very much concerned with the psychological aspect of learning formulating important uestions arising from the research he has done in adult learningHowever a major weakness in the investigation he undertakes is the overlooking of a crucial aspect of human learning and human life broadly which is the role of the integrating conceptual mind in all of the learning human beings do in their experience and interaction with the worldFor me this was a very worthy read Peter Jarvis raises important uestions for our understanding of human learning and points out important aspects to be inuired on For example the role of emotions in the learning experience of the individual and the importance of individuality and authenticity and the role culture plays in the ways the individuals that take part in it learnAs my mentor on What is Education puts it Jarvis is a curator of a conversation that has taken place in the exploration into the nature of human learning and the perennial importance learning has in human life and how our understanding of it can improve the way we learn and create ourselves through our learning


5 thoughts on “Towards a Comprehensive Theory of Human Learning Lifelong Learning and the Learning Society

  1. says:

    A very interesting book with a fascinating subject under its inuiry Lots of fascinating uestions about the nature of learning and its role in human lifeJarvis presents an overview of major works of research done by previous theorists of learning and aims at integrating them including research of his own into a broad framework towards a theory of learningThe author is deeply concerned with the philosophical dimension of t

  2. says:

    A very citable and insightful book though I suspect Jarvis set himself up to fail in his title There will never be a truly comprehensive theor

  3. says:

    Comprehensive ReflectionThis book is a master piece in the art of discussing the philosophical and practical implications of learning theories

  4. says:

    Jarvis' theory and connections were useful for my own study of learning The book was very easy to navigate and was helpful in designing uestions and exercises which can engage learners When we think of learning that is very subjective and uniue to the learner that they bring their own experience and expectations to their learning and willingness or lack there of to the 'table' a wide range of possibilities errupt

  5. says:

    An insightful overview of various learning theories and philosophies Some names were familiar others Jarvis did a reasonable job of introducing to me I think what may be most useful is his list of works cited which I need to now mine for next steps Given my utter lack of intellectual experience with adult learning this was a solid

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