In Search of Pedagogy
The Selected Works of Jerome Bruner, 1957-1978 v. 1
By (author) Jerome S. Bruner
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In Search of Pedagogy by Jerome S. Bruner
Book DescriptionJerome Bruner is one of the best-known and most influential psychologists of the twentieth century. His theories about cognitive development dominate psychology around the world today, but it is in the field of education where his influence has been especially felt. In this two volume set, Bruner has selected and assembled his most important writings about education. Volume I spans the twenty years from 1957 to 1978 and Volume II covers 1979 to 2006. Volume I starts with a specially written introduction by Bruner, in which he gives an overview of the 1957-1978 years and contextualises his selection of papers. The articles and chapters then reveal the thinking, the concepts and the empirical research of that time that have made Bruner one of the most respected and cited educational authorities of our time.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415386708
(234mm x 156mm x 12mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Mar-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Presents a selection of Psychologist Jerome Bruner's important essays about education from 1979-2006. Jerome Bruner served on the President's Science Advisory Committee during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations. He was involved in a variety of educational enterprises, including the founding of Head Start, of which he was a major architect.
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