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How People Learn, a National Academy Press book

This book presents a contemporary account of the principles of learning. It provides an authoritative and comprehensive review of the research literature on issues in teaching and learning. The National Academy Press is neither a government publication center nor a federal office of any kind. Rather, this is the publication arm of the National Academies, and their mission is to make public the fruits of research performed by the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council. The Open Book page image presentation framework is not designed to replace printed books, nor emulate HTML. Rather, it is a free, browsable, nonproprietary, fully and deeply searchable version of the publication which we can inexpensively... Show More
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Sally Robertson
Sally Robertson (Librarian)
6 years ago

The podcast works, but the book does not work.

Time spent reviewing site: 15 min.
Teacher Education Editorial Board
16 years ago
This item is currently under review by the Teacher Education Editorial Board. 3
Barbara Levin
Barbara Levin (Faculty)
17 years ago
This is an amazing resource for graduate students and faculty interested in recent research on learning. I especially like the ability to search for all instances of a word or phrase to see how the book addresses a concept such as "constructivism."

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Fully searchable on-line book. Can annotate and print whatever you need.