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Emotions and Their Effect on Adult Learning: A Constructivist Perspective

  title={Emotions and Their Effect on Adult Learning: A Constructivist Perspective},
  author={B. Shuck and C. Albornoz and Marina Winberg},
  • B. Shuck, C. Albornoz, Marina Winberg
  • Published 2013
  • Psychology
  • Adult educators are only beginning to understand the interaction between learning and emotion (Dirkx, 2006; O’Regan, 2003). Understanding these concepts and their interaction through the constructivist perspective presents a unique opportunity to appreciate the learner’s perspective and the construction of knowledge through experience. Learning is primal. As one of the most basic human behaviors, learning occurs instinctively at all times. Our minds actively engage new ideas, new facts, and new… CONTINUE READING
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