Learning: Process vs. Product

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The Teaching-Learning Synergy

'I am Here for the Learning Revolution' photo (c) 2008, Wesley Fryer - license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/

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Is learning an outcome? Is it a process? Here are some interesting reads about the debate.

Learning theory: models, product and process

Pick up a standard psychology textbook – especially from the 1960s and 1970s and you will probably find learning defined as a change in behaviour.  In other words, learning is approached as an outcome – the end product of some process. It can be recognized or seen.  This approach has the virtue of highlighting a crucial aspect of learning – change… continue reading

Product or process?

Picture the scene. You walk into the reception area of your local primary school and you see the wonderful displays of artwork created by the children. There are paintings and drawings, and there are mobiles and models made from cardboard, silver paper and other materials, all resplendent in their vibrant colours. It is a bright celebration of learning…

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