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This unit introduces you to a sociocultural approach to understanding and analysing learning in educational institutions, the home and the workplace.
This course is part of a collection
This course is part of a collection of courses called Education. There are 4 courses in this collection so you may find other courses here that maybe of interest to you.
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 27/07/2017.