Knowledge in everyday life
Knowledge in everyday life

This free course is available to start right now. Review the full course description and key learning outcomes and create an account and enrol if you want a free statement of participation.

Free course

Knowledge in everyday life

References

Alexander, R. J., Rose, J. and Woodhead, C. (1992) Curriculum Organisation and Classroom Practice in Primary Schools: a discussion paper, London, Department of Education and Science.
Awdurdod Cymwysterau, Cwricwlwym ac Asesu (ACCAC, or the Qualifications, Curriculum and Assessment Authority for Wales) (2000a) Desirable Outcomes for Children's Learning before Compulsory School Age, Cardiff, ACCAC.
Awdurdod Cymwysterau, Cwricwlwym ac Asesu (ACCAC) (2000b) English in the National Curriculum in Wales, Cardiff, ACCAC.
Berger, P. and Luckmann, T. (1966) The Social Construction of Reality: a treatise in the sociology of knowledge, Harmondsworth, Penguin.
Bronowski,J. (1973) The Ascent of Man, Boston, Little, Brown.
Brown, J. S. and Duguid, P (2000) The Social Life of Information, Boston, Harvard Business School.
Brown, J. S., Collins, A and Duguid, P. (1989) ‘Situated cognition and the culture of learning’, Educational Researcher, 18(1), pp. 32–42. Available online at www.exploratorium.edu/ ifi/ resources/ museumeducation/ situated.html [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] .
Bruner, J. (1983) Child's Talk: learning to use language, Oxford, Oxford University Press.
Chalmers, A. F. (1978) What is This Thing Called Science?: An assessment of the nature and status of science and its methods, Milton Keynes, Open University Press.
Chomsky, N. (1965) Aspects of the Theory of Syntax, Cambridge, M.I.T Press.
Council for the Curriculum Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) (2004) Programmes of Study for English at Key Stage 1 [online], www.deni.gov.uk/ eng_ks1-2.pdf.
Department for Education and Employment (DfEE) / Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) (1999a) The National Curriculum, London, QCA.
Department for Education and Employment (DfEE) / Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) (1999b) Science: The National Curriculum for England, Key Stages 1–4, London, QCA. Available online at www.nc.uk.net/.
Department of Education Northern Ireland (DENI) (1997) Curricular Guidance for Pre-School Education, Belfast, Northern Ireland Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment.
Frade, C. (2003) ‘Polanyi's social construction of personal knowledge and the theories of situated learning’, Philosophy of Mathematics Education Journal (May issue) [online] www.people.ex.ac.uk/ PErnest/ pome17/ polanyi.htm.
Guardian Unlimited (2004) ‘The Guardian Training Programme’, Information, www.guardian.co.uk/guardian/article/0,1224477,00.html
Halliday, M. A. K. (1985) An Introduction to Functional Grammar, London, Arnold.
Hamilton, B. and Bhasker, S. (1992) Albania, Who Cares?, Grantham, Autumn House.
Hymes, D. (1979) ‘On communicative competence’ in Brumfit, C. and Johnson, K. (eds) The Communicative Approach to Language Teaching, Oxford, Oxford University Press.
Kuhn, T. S. (1970, 2nd edn) The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, Chicago, University of Chicago Press.
Larson, E. J. (1998) Summer for the Gods: the Scopes trial and America's continuing debate over science and religion, Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press.
Mason, J. (1999, 2nd edn) Learning and Doing Mathematics, York, QED.
Mason, J. (2002) ‘Exploiting mental imagery in teaching and learning mathematics’, Actas ProfMat, Conf 13, pp. 75–81.
O'Connor, J.J. and Robertson, E. F. (1997) Albert Einstein, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of St Andrews, Scotland [online] www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/ Mathematicians/ Einstein.html.
Pearson, K. (1900, 2nd edn) The Grammar of Science, London, A and C Black.
Pinker, S. (1994) The Language Instinct, Harmondsworth, Allen Lane (Penguin Press).
Polanyi, M. (1962) Personal Knowledge: towards a post-critical philosophy, London, Routledge and Kegan Paul.
Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA) / Department for Education and Employment (DfEE) (2000) Curriculum Guidance for the Foundation Stage, London, QCA.
Reaves, C. C. (1992) Quantitative Research for the Behavioural Sciences, Chichester, Wiley.
Roth, W. (1999) ‘Authentic school science: intellectual traditions’ in McCormick, R. and Paechter, C. F. (eds) Learning and Knowledge, London, Paul Chapman/The Open University.
Russell, B. (2000, first published in 1961) History of Western Philosophy, London, Routledge.
Scottish Consultative Council on the Curriculum (SCCC) (1999) Curriculum Framework for Children 3 to 5, Dundee, SCCC.
Scottish Office Education Department (SOED) (1991) National Guidelines 5–14, Edinburgh, SOED.
Shulman, L. S. (1986) ‘Those who understand: knowledge growth in teaching’, Educational Researcher, 15(2), pp. 4–14.
Sobel, D. (2000) Galileo's Daughter: a drama of science, faith and love, London, Fourth Estate.
Thompson, G. (1996) Introducing Functional Grammar, London, Arnold.
Vygotsky, L. S. (1978) Mind in Society: the development of higher psychological processes, Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press.
Vygotsky, L. S. (1986) Thought and Language, Cambridge, Mass., MIT Press.
Wells, G. (1987) The Meaning Makers: children learning language and using language to learn, London, Hodder and Stoughton.
Williamson, J. and Hardman, F. (1995) ‘Time for refilling the bath? A study of primary student-teachers’ grammatical knowledge’, Language and Education, 9(2), pp. 117–34.
Woolley, B. (2002) The Queen's Conjuror: the life and magic of Dr Dee, London, Flamingo.
Wragg, T. (2004) Education, Education, Education: the best bits of Ted Wragg, London, Routledge Falmer.
Wray, D. (1993) ‘Student-teachers’ knowledge and beliefs about language’ in Bennett, N. and Carre, C. (eds) Learning to Teach, London, Routledge.
E230_1

Take your learning further

Making the decision to study can be a big step, which is why you'll want a trusted University. The Open University has 50 years’ experience delivering flexible learning and 170,000 students are studying with us right now. Take a look at all Open University courses.

If you are new to university level study, find out more about the types of qualifications we offer, including our entry level Access courses and Certificates.

Not ready for University study then browse over 900 free courses on OpenLearn and sign up to our newsletter to hear about new free courses as they are released.

Every year, thousands of students decide to study with The Open University. With over 120 qualifications, we’ve got the right course for you.

Request an Open University prospectus