Towards a contemporary and comprehensive theory of learning

  title={Towards a contemporary and comprehensive theory of learning},
  author={K. Illeris},
  journal={International Journal of Lifelong Education},
  pages={396 - 406}
  • K. Illeris
  • Published 2003
  • Psychology
  • International Journal of Lifelong Education
  • The modern concept of competence comprises not only relevant knowledge and skills, but also a range of personal qualities and the ability to perform adequately and flexibly in well-known and unknown situations. To be up-to-date, the concept of learning must be understood in the same broad sense, and therefore traditional learning theories must be revised. The theory presented is based on two fundamental assumptions. Firstly, that all learning includes two essentially different types of process… CONTINUE READING
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