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ERIC Number: EJ1176262
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1052-2891
Prior Learning Assessment: Does Dewey's Theory Offer Insight?
Harris, Judy
New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, n158 p77-86 Sum 2018
This chapter evaluates Dewey's thinking in relation to the theorization of Prior Learning Assessment (PLA). It compares Dewey's concepts with ideas from social realism, Vygotsky, and cultural historical activity theory, illustrated by PLA research in South Africa.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: South Africa
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