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Rhythms Of Learning

Author : Rudolf Steiner
ISBN : 0880104511
Genre : Education
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Key lectures on children and education have been thoughtfully chosen from the vast amount of material by Steiner and presented in a context that makes them approachable and accessible. In his many discussions and lectures, Steiner shared his vision of an education that considers the spirit, soul, and physiology in children as they grow.
Category: Education

Alfred North Whitehead On Learning And Education

Author : Franz G. Riffert
ISBN : 9781904303572
Genre : Education
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Alfred North Whiteheads process philosophy is one of the most creative and promising approaches developed in the 20th century. Being a scholar who for most of his professional life worked in the fields of logic, mathematics, and physics it was one of Whiteheads major intentions to exemplarily demonstrate the possibility of the creative interplay between metaphysics and other disciplines such as aestethics, ethics, theology and especially the single sciences. One scientific field which he never lost interest in during his whole life was education, a key domain for prospering societies. In this book a selection of 15 papers explores Whiteheads educational ideas which are based on his radical process approach. Following the Introduction which presents Whiteheads criticism of traditional education and the false psychology which it is based on, the book is divided into two major parts. The first part deals with Whiteheads philosophically inspired alternative theoretical framework for learning and education. Special focus is layed on the concept of the learning process which according to Whitehead is essentially cyclic in nature. In the second part it is shown how Whiteheads ideas can profitably be applied to different sub-domains within education: management education, college education and evalutation. The book shows that Whiteheads process approach offers a promising alternative to traditional education.
Category: Education

Time And The Rhythms Of Emancipatory Education

Author : Michel Alhadeff-Jones
ISBN : 9781317541295
Genre : Education
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Time and the Rhythms of Emancipatory Education argues that by rethinking the way we relate to time, we can fundamentally rethink the way we conceive education. Beyond the contemporary rhetoric of acceleration, speed, urgency or slowness, this book provides an epistemological, historical and theoretical framework that will serve as a comprehensive resource for critical reflection on the relationship between the experience of time and emancipatory education. Drawing upon time and rhythm studies, complexity theories and educational research, Alhadeff-Jones reflects upon the temporal and rhythmic dimensions of education in order to (re)theorize and address current societal and educational challenges. The book is divided into three parts. The first begins by discussing the specificities inherent to the study of time in educational sciences. The second contextualizes the evolution of temporal constraints that determine the ways education is institutionalized, organized, and experienced. The third and final part questions the meanings of emancipatory education in a context of temporal alienation. This is the first book to provide a broad overview of European and North-American theories that inform both the ideas of time and rhythm in educational sciences, from school instruction, curriculum design and arts education, to vocational training, lifelong learning and educational policies. It will be of key interest to academics, researchers and postgraduate students in the fields of philosophy of education, sociology of education, history of education, psychology, curriculum and learning theory, and adult education.
Category: Education

Rhythms Of Life

Author : Ken Scarlett
ISBN : 1876832614
Genre : Sculpture, Australian
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Lavishly illustrated publication by a leading sculpture critic surveying the sculptures, practice, and significance of Andrew Rogers’ bronze, and stone geoglyphs (land sculpture) with additional contribution from internationally recognised writers, and critics, and many gifted photographers.
Category: Sculpture, Australian

Teaching Within The Rhythms Of The Semester

Author : Donna Killian Duffy
ISBN : 0787900737
Genre : Education
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Teaching Within the Rhythms of the Semester is a unique and far-reaching guide to teaching and learning that is organized around the ebbs and flows of energy that occur within the time frame of a course. It combines a lively and innovative balance of theory and application with practical techniques for creating successful learning experiences at each stage in a semester.Writing in a clear, straightforward, and highly engaging manner, Duffy and Jones discuss ways of teaching and ways of learning. They model practices that instructors at every level may use to get off to a good beginning, maintain motivation in the mid-semester doldrums, and achieve successful closure at the And. Duffy and Jones offer an excellent synthesis of the principles behind effective teaching. Each chapter opens with a vignette that illustrates some of the challenges teachers encounter in the classroom and the ways both they and their students respond to them. These realistic and engaging narratives are followed by a discussion of the educational, cognitive, and affective theories at work, as well as concrete suggestions--more than one hundred throughout the book--for similar classroom situations.
Category: Education


Author : Richard Francis Wilson
ISBN : 0865547807
Genre : Religion
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Rhythms: Sermons for a Community of Faith and Learning is a collection of selected sermons and responsive readings written by Mercer University's Dean of the Chapel and delivered at the university's weekly gathering of worship and praise. The first sermon, "Rhythms", was the first sermon Wilson preached as Dean of the Chapel and won first prize in the HarperCollins "Best Sermons" competition of 1991.
Category: Religion

Rhythms Of Academic Life

Author : Peter J. Frost
ISBN : 0803972636
Genre : Business & Economics
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This invaluable source book offers guidance, support and advice for those contemplating or involved in academic careers. The contributions provide rich, personal, sometimes poignant and often humorous accounts of shared and unique experiences of those in the world of academia.
Category: Business & Economics

Rhythms Of The Brain

Author : Gyorgy Buzsaki
ISBN : 9780198041252
Genre : Medical
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This book provides eloquent support for the idea that spontaneous neuron activity, far from being mere noise, is actually the source of our cognitive abilities. In a sequence of "cycles," György Buzsáki guides the reader from the physics of oscillations through neuronal assembly organization to complex cognitive processing and memory storage. His clear, fluid writing-accessible to any reader with some scientific knowledge-is supplemented by extensive footnotes and references that make it just as gratifying and instructive a read for the specialist. The coherent view of a single author who has been at the forefront of research in this exciting field, this volume is essential reading for anyone interested in our rapidly evolving understanding of the brain.
Category: Medical

Natural Learning Rhythms

Author : Josette Luvmour
ISBN : 0890878404
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Developmental psychologists who have worked with hundreds of families and teachers for more than 20 years, the Luvmours emphasize how and when learning happens in our children. Revised edition.
Category: Family & Relationships

Poetic Rhythm

Author : Derek Attridge
ISBN : 0521423694
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This is the first introduction to rhythm and meter that begins where students are: as speakers of English familiar with the rhythms of the spoken word, nursery rhymes, song and rap. Poetic Rhythm builds on this knowledge and experience, moving from basic questions about the rhythms of spoken English to the elaborate achievements of past and present poets. Terminology is straightforward and there are frequent practical exercises. Poetic Rhythm will help readers of English poetry experience and enjoy its power, subtlety and diversity, and will serve as an invaluable tool for those who write or discuss poetry in English.
Category: Literary Criticism