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Learning and practice: agency and identities

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This free course, Learning and practice: agency and identities, introduces you to a sociocultural approach to understanding and analysing learning in educational institutions, the home and the workplace.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand more fully the view of learning as a social, not an individual, phenomenon
  • develop some conceptual tools for analysing learning
  • understand more fully what supports learning and what creates barriers to learning and its assessment
  • understand some of the implications of this view for supporting learning in educational institutions and in the workplace.

First Published: 09/08/2012

Updated: 10/07/2019

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