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Blum, Susan D.
"I Love Learning; I Hate School" : An Anthropology of College.
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, ©2016
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Susan D Blum
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ebrary Academic Complete
Ebook Library (Demand Driven Acquisitions)
|Description:||1 online resource (356 pages)|
|Contents:||"I Love Learning; I Hate School": An Anthropology of College; Contents; Introduction: What the Good Student Did Not Know; Part I. Trouble in Paradise; 1. Complaints: Crisis or Moral Panic?; 2. The Myriad and Muddied Goals of College; Part II. Schooling and Its Oddities; 3. Seeing the Air: The Nature and Spread of Higher Education; 4. Wagging the Dog: Learning for Schooling; 5. "What Do I Have to Do to Get an A?": The Real Skinny on Grades; 6. Campus Delights: Nonacademic Engagement and Responsibility; Part III. How and Why Humans Learn: Explaining the Mismatch. 7. Beyond Cognition and Abstraction: Notes on Human Nature and Development8. Learning in the Wild, Learning in the Cage; 9. Motivation Comes in at Least Two Flavors, Intrinsic and Extrinsic; 10. On Happiness, Flourishing, Well-Being, and Meaning; Part IV. A Revolution in Learning; 11. Both Sides Now of a Learning Revolution; Conclusion: Learning versus Schooling: A Professor's Reeducation; Appendix: A New Metaphor: Permaculture, or Twelve Principles of Human Cultivation; Acknowledgments; Notes; Works Cited; Index; About the Author.|
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- Motivation in education -- United States.
- College students -- United States -- Attitudes.
- Teacher-student relationships -- United States.
- POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy.
- SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
- SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture.
- College students -- Attitudes.
- Motivation in education.
- Teacher-student relationships.
- United States.