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Situated learning and the management of learning: a case study

Barton, Karen; McKellar, Patricia; Maharg, Paul


Situated learning, focusing on the pragmatic and social aspects of learning, has as its basis the notion that learning is essentially dependent on the immediate situation of action. It is a strength of the theory that it supports learner‐centred instructional design (ID), and supports a constructivist approach to ID. Nevertheless, even a learner‐centred theory such as situated learning requires more if its product is to be successful in facilitating learning. Student learning requires...[Show more]

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Date published: 2000
Type: Journal article
Source: The Law Teacher
DOI: 10.1080/03069400.2000.9993052
Access Rights: Open Access


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