Going the extra mile

Learning with 'e's

This is number 26 in my series on learning theories. The previous post highlighted issues around the theory of Communities of Practice, from the work of Jean Lave and Etienne Wenger. As usual, this is a simplified interpretation of the theory, so if you wish to learn more, please read the associated literature. Maslow was interested in how people are motivated, and why they reach to achieve the pinnacle of human experience which he called self actualization.

Going the extra mile

Learning with 'e's

Photo by Steve Wheeler This is number 26 in my series on learning theories. The previous post highlighted issues around the theory of Communities of Practice, from the work of Jean Lave and Etienne Wenger. As usual, this is a simplified interpretation of the theory, so if you wish to learn more, please read the associated literature. How it can be applied in education Many teachers know that learning spaces should be designed to optimise learning.