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Author Olson, David R., 1935-

Title Jerome Bruner : the cognitive revolution in educational theory / David Olson
Published London ; New York : Continuum, [2007]
©2007

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Description xv, 208 pages ; 24 cm
Series Continuum library of educational thought ; v. 3
Continuum library of educational thought ; v. 3
Contents Pt. 1. Intellectual Biography -- 1. The Making of St. Jerome -- Pt. 2. Critical Exposition of Bruner's Work -- 2. Bruner's Psychology and the Cognitive Revolution -- 3. Bruner's 'Fresh Look' at Education -- 4. From Educational Theory to Educational Practice -- 5. From Practice Back to Educational Theory -- Pt. 3. The Reception of Bruner's Work -- 6. The Intellectual Uptake: The Debate About Education and Human Development -- 7. Institutional Uptake: Bruner's Theory and Educational Reform -- Pt. 4. The Relevance of Bruner's Theory to the Ongoing Educational Debates -- 8. Appraisals: The Bruner Legacy -- 9. Brunerian Perspectives on the Way Forward: An Anthropology of Schooling -- 10. Brunerian Perspectives on the Way Forward: A Cognitive Theory of Pedagogy -- Pt. 5. Excerpts from an Interview with Jerome Bruner, 8 February 2005 -- App. A. On Constructing Meaning -- App. B. How Bruner Became Interested in Education -- App. C. Teaching the Hypothetical -- App. D. On Dewey
App. E. Reggio Emilia and International Comparisons -- App. F. The Meaning of Assessment -- App. G. Trajectories of Bruner's Thinking -- App. H. Head Start and School Reform
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [186]-194) and index
Subject Bruner, Jerome S. (Jerome Seymour)
Educators -- United States -- Biography.
Psychologists -- United States -- Biography.
Educational psychology.
Education -- Philosophy.
Genre/Form Biographies.
LC no. 2007018518
ISBN 9780826484024
0826484026