ERIC Number: ED269299
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
Learning and Development: A Global Perspective. Symposium Series 15.
Thomas, Alan, Ed.; Ploman, Edward W., Ed.
Fourteen papers presented at the Global Learning Symposium examine the learning perspective and its relationship to problems of world development. The learning perspective is compared and contrasted with the education perspective to reflect the degree to which the distinction reveals new knowledge on existing problems. Papers and presenters are: "The Dialectics of Education and Catastrophe: Communication, Democracy, and World Development" (Majid Tehranian); "South-South Co-operation as a Learning Process" (Albert Tevoedjre); "Global Learning--East-West Perspectives with a Future Orientation" (L.G. Hewage); "Towards a New Epistemology of Practice: A Response to the Crisis of Professional Knowledge" (Donald A. Schon); "Levels of Knowledge and Learning" (Kenneth E. Boulding);"Learning in Context: An African Perspective" (Francis M. Deng); "Learning in Sarvodaya" (A.T. Ariyaratne); "The Democratization of Intelligence: The Venezuelan Experience" (Luis Alberto Machado); "Global Learning and the Structure of Teaching: The Signs of the City" (Jorge Glusberg); "Adult Education and Social Development in China: The Example of Shanghi" (Li Li); "Unstated Features of the Cultural Context of Learning" (Edward T. Hall); "concepts of Learning in the Study of Animal Behavior" (Peter Holland); "The Creative Imagination and Creative Intellect in Global Learning: A View from the Developing World" (Rex Nettleford; and "Is There a Message in the Medium?" (Peter Montagnon). (RSL)
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Developing Nations, Development, Developmental Continuity, Global Approach, Higher Education, Individual Development, Learning Processes, Learning Theories, World Affairs, World Problems
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, 252 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 1V6 ($18.50; French edition $18.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Authoring Institution: Ontario Inst. for Studies in Education, Toronto.
Note: Also issued in French under title "Savoir et Developpement."