Download e-book for kindle: Beyond Learning by Doing: Theoretical Currents in by Jay W. Roberts

By Jay W. Roberts

What is experiential schooling? What are its theoretical roots? the place does this procedure come from? providing a clean and targeted take, this publication is ready going past "learning via doing" via an exploration of its underlying theoretical currents.

As an more and more renowned pedagogical method, experiential schooling incorporates a number of curriculum initiatives from outdoors and environmental schooling to carrier studying and place-based schooling. whereas every one of those sub-fields has its personal historical past and specific technique, they draw from an identical innovative highbrow taproot. each one, in its personal method, inspires the facility of "learning via doing" and "direct adventure" within the academic procedure. by way of unpacking the assumed homogeneity in those phrases to bare the underlying range of views inherent of their utilization, this e-book permits readers to determine how the techniques hook up with greater conversations and histories in schooling and social conception, putting experiential schooling in social and ancient context.

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