Personal understanding and target understanding: mapping influences on the outcomes of learning.

@article{Entwistle2002PersonalUA,
  title={Personal understanding and target understanding: mapping influences on the outcomes of learning.},
  author={Noel Entwistle and Colin Smith},
  journal={The British journal of educational psychology},
  year={2002},
  volume={72 Pt 3},
  pages={321-42}
}
BACKGROUND Among the many theories of learning, few have been developed specifically for education. Most have explained learning in terms of either the individual activities of the learner or the design of the learning context; yet both are important in education. Each theory applies strictly only to the context for which it was developed, and yet quite general implications for education are often suggested. AIMS 1. To review qualitative research on learning carried out within the classroom… CONTINUE READING