Successful learners, confident individuals, responsible citizens and effective contributors to society : exploring the nature of learning and its implications in Curriculum for Excellence

@inproceedings{Maclellan2008SuccessfulLC,
  title={Successful learners, confident individuals, responsible citizens and effective contributors to society : exploring the nature of learning and its implications in Curriculum for Excellence},
  author={Effie Maclellan and Rebecca Soden},
  year={2008}
}
This article is a psychologically informed conceptual analysis of what learning means. It argues that practice should draw on descriptions of learning in pedagogical research that have generated improvements similar to those that are being proposed in Curriculum for Excellence; Scotland's new curriculum for the 21st century. The article characterises learning in terms of four broad aptitudes (knowledge, strategy, metacognition and beliefs) which are fundamentally dependent on the individual… CONTINUE READING

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