Elements of Learning

ISBN-10: 0300084528
ISBN-13: 9780300084528
Edition: 2001
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Description: This volume presents a celebration of the learning process and a practical guide to becoming a better student. It explores the qualities needed to get the most out of education, and helps students understand the environment in which they learn.

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Book details

List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 8/11/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 198
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

This volume presents a celebration of the learning process and a practical guide to becoming a better student. It explores the qualities needed to get the most out of education, and helps students understand the environment in which they learn.

James M. Banner, Jr., is an independent scholar, writer, teacher, association director, and book publisher.

Harold C. Cannon, now retired, was division director at the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Preface
How to Read This Book
The Adventure of Learning
The Elements of Learning
Industry
Working on Your Weaknesses
Why Teachers Work You So Hard
Enthusiasm
Learning in Spite of a Bad Teacher
Pleasure
Delayed Gratification
Curiosity
What Is Knowledge?
Aspiration
Don't Sell Yourself Short
Imagination
Using Your Imagination
Self-Discipline
Going for the Gold
Civility
Competition
Cooperation
Studying Together
Honesty
Plagiarism
Initiative
Obstacles to Initiative
The Circumstances of Learning
Who Teaches You
How Should Teachers Help You?
Teachers Are Human, Too
Knowledge and Moral Good
What You Learn
The Arts and Sciences
Choosing Your Courses
How You Learn
Grades
From School to College
Is Knowledge All?
Some Final Thoughts

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