Problems Of Learning

Episodes

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19690113]

Ten programmes for those starting or returning to study who are experiencing difficulties.

Introduced by CHRIS CUTHBERTSON

Written by STEVE LUTMAN 1: The Purposes of Study

Studying is thought of as an activity isolated. from daily life but, unlike the chance experience of everyday life, studying is a way of directing personal experience whether for pleasure or to obtain a qualification.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19690113]

Introduced By: Chris Cuthbertson

Written By: Steve Lutman

Genome: [r4 Bd=19690120]

Ten programmes for those starting or returning to study who are experiencing difficulties.

Introduced by CHRIS CUTHHERTSON

Written by Steve Lutman

2: The Idea of Reading

Literacy is a recent phenomenon, but it is, much more than the ability to read and write: it im-plies the ability to understand, to evaluate, and to choose.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19690120]

Introduced By: Chris Cuthhertson

Written By: Steve Lutman

Genome: [r4 Bd=19690127]

Ten programmes for those starting or returning to study who are experiencing difficulties.

Introduced by CHRIS CUTHBERTSON

Written by Steve Lutman

3: The Reading Situation

The reader's attitude and the book itself are the two factors brought to bear to define the reading situation. Books often define themselves as, say, ' for the intelligent layman.' The reader has to bear in mind the book's intention and his attitude towards it.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19690127]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19690203]

Ten programmes for those starting or returning to study who are experiencing difficulties.

Introduced by CHRIS CUTHBERTSON

Written by Steve Lutman

4: The Psychology of Study

How do people learn? Some claim that clear logical thinking is most important; others believe that they learn best in an imaginative unconventional way.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19690203]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19690210]

Ten programmes for those starting or returning to study who are experiencing difficulties.

Introduced by CHRIS CUTHBERTSON

Written by Steve Lutman

5: The Social Aspects of Study

The network of social relationships -the family, friends, neighbours, and fellow-students â€ ? provide both a framework for learning and also some of the problems.

Accompanying publication: p. 40

Genome: [r4 Bd=19690210]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19690217]

Ten programmes for those starting or returning to study who are experiencing difficulties.

Introduced by CHRIS CUTHBERTSON

Written by Steve Lutman

6: The Place of Criticism

Criticism is not merely a method of destructively comparing a work to a rigid scale of values: it is also a system by which the critic brings to bear his personal reactions and attitudes to enable an all-round evaluation to be made.

Accompanying publication: p. 40

Genome: [r4 Bd=19690217]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19690224]

Ten programmes for those starting or returning to study who are experiencing difficulties.

Introduced by CHRIS CUTHBERTSON

Written by Steve Lutman

7: The Place of Theory

Often theory seems to be quite irrelevant to the practical purpose of a subject. In fact, it can relate a subject's fundamental principle to those of other subjects, and provide a basis by which a person can grasp those other subjects.

Accompanying publication: p. 40

Genome: [r4 Bd=19690224]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19690303]

A series of ten programmes

Introduced by CHRIS CUTHBERTSON

Written by Steve Lutman

8: The Idea of Subjects

How are areas of subjects divided up, say into history, philosophy, politics? The development of specialisation of subjects is paralleled by the development of specialised jobs; for example, the process which began 200 years ago with the Industrial Revolution.

Accompanying publication: p. 44

Genome: [r4 Bd=19690303]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19690310]

Ten programmes for those starting or returning to study who are experiencing difficulties.

Introduced by CHRIS CUTHBERTSON

Written by Steve Lutman

9: The problem of Integration Last week's programme looked at how subjects came to be divided up. Today's is about the attempts to bring them closer together-a logical procedure when, for example, history and sociology so evidently overlap.

Accompanying publication: p. 44

Genome: [r4 Bd=19690310]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19690317]

Ten programmes for those starting or returning to study who are experiencing difficulties.

Introduced by CHRIS CUTHBERTSON

Written by Steve Lutman

10: The Purposes of Study

Why is education seen as a race to leap successive examination hurdles? Is this necessarily so, and how does it affect the adult student?

Accompanying publication: p. 50

Genome: [r4 Bd=19690317]