Learning in Context

“Our learning is grounded in prior experience. It is profoundly influenced by this experience as well as the context in which we operate. The decision to engage in a learning project is governed by a mix of demands and expectations, and by our own needs and desires, which stem from our own experience and what we believe to be possible in the situation in which we find ourselves.”

Learning can be informal and incidental, can be situated learning, through participation, experiential.

Freire: learning -> social change

“The nature of the learning relationship varies greatly depending on the kind of explicit or implicit contract which exists between the learner and the other.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s