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Teachability and Learnability : Can Thinking Be Taught? - by Paul Fairfield (Paperback)

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Deep disagreements exist regarding what thinking and critical thinking are and to what extent they are teachable. Thinking is learned in some measure by all, but not everything that is learnable is also teachable in an institutional setting. In questioning the relationship between teachability and learnability, Fairfield investigates the implications of thinking as inquiry, education as the cultivation of agency, and self-education. By challenging some of the standard conceptions of thinking, the author explores the limits of teachability and advances critiques of standardized tests, digital learning technologies, and managerialism in education.

Genre: Education, Philosophy
Sub-Genre: Philosophy, Theory & Social Aspects, General
Series Title: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Paul Fairfield
Language: English
Street Date: April 29, 2018
TCIN: 53669875
UPC: 9781138600287
Item Number (DPCI): 248-13-1907
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