Jerome Bruner

Developing a Sense of the Possible

  • Keiichi Takaya

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Education book series (BRIEFSEDUCAT)

Also part of the SpringerBriefs on Key Thinkers in Education book sub series (BRIEFSKEY)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Keiichi Takaya
    Pages 1-6
  3. Keiichi Takaya
    Pages 7-16
  4. Keiichi Takaya
    Pages 17-32
  5. Keiichi Takaya
    Pages 33-45
  6. Keiichi Takaya
    Pages 47-56
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 57-59

About this book

Introduction

Jerome S. Bruner (1915- ) is one of the best known and most influential psychologists of the twentieth century. He has made significant contributions to cognitive psychology and educational theory.

This book presents a brief introduction to Jerome Bruner’s educational ideas and details their influences on our educational discourse and practice. It examines Bruner’s ideas in the context of some key educational issues in the United States since the early twentieth century.

Jerome Bruner: Developing a Sense of the Possible will be an inspiration, and vital call to action, to readers looking to better understand today’s instructional and curriculum theories. It will help readers gain invaluable insight into the ways teaching and schools can be improved in the future.

Keywords

Jerome Bruner John Dewey The Process of Education cognitive science constructivism Bruner discovery learning educational theory head start spiral curriculum

Authors and affiliations

  • Keiichi Takaya
    • 1
  1. 1., Faculty of LettersKokugakuin UniversityTokyoJapan

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-6781-2
  • Copyright Information The Author(s) 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Humanities, Social Sciences and Law
  • Print ISBN 978-94-007-6780-5
  • Online ISBN 978-94-007-6781-2
  • Series Print ISSN 2211-1921
  • Series Online ISSN 2211-193X
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