Learning in the social context
Source: Peter Jarvis, ch. 3 in Towards a Comprehensive Theory of Human Learning (Lifelong Learning and the Learning Society, Volume 1) (New York: Routledge, 2005), 52-58.
Inventory of concepts and questions
Format code for the questions:
Italics: Questions I raise about the text
Bold: Explicit questions the author raises in the text
Plain: Implicit questions the author raises in the text
- What is preeminent reality?
- In what way is the world complex?
- What are the social factors that contribute to this social context of learning?
- What is sociology?
- What is Jarvis’ sociology?
- In what way does the word precede our temporality?
- The life world is about our own consciousness
- We are ‘in-the-world’
- ‘Inter-personal relationships’
- ‘impersonal relationships’
- the ‘social context of learning’
- ‘stream of consciousness’
- What is the nature of our life world?
- where do those dimensions come from?
- what are the social contexts in which learning occurs?
- how is our learning affected by the context in which it occurs search questions?
- where is intersubjective understanding?
- what constitutes a meaningful life?
- what is our degree of autonomy in society?
- A disjuncture’
- ‘experiential learning’
- ‘intersubjective understanding’
- ‘society as a system’
- ‘society as life world’
- What do people commonly regard as learning?
- how do different people react to and learn in similar situations?
- what is the significance of time in learning social situations?
- ‘The teachable moment’
- ‘preconscious learning’
- What are the types of space in which live?
- how does our exposure to different regions through globalization contribute to our multiple identities?
- how does the place in which we are situated affects the experiences we have from which we learn?
- how does culture related to identity and experience?
- how does culture relat to space and time?
- How is culture nature restructured to serve our needs?
- What is culture?
- ‘social space’
- ‘Culture’ as nature reconstructed to serve our needs
- culture as ‘second nature’
- How does multiculturalism affect our sense of security, sense of community membership And self identity?
- how should we consider the act through which man meets the challenge of survival?
- what is the common route of knowledge and action?
- how is learning a social necessity?
- Are we born ‘tabula rasa’?
- ‘to learn to be’
- ‘existential anxiety’
- The ‘external functioning of culture’ and
- the ‘internal functioning of culture’
- What kind of phenomena have we learned pre-consciously in the womb?
- And how important is that learning for our learning after birth?
- In which way does culture become our won subjective reality?
- Is it ontologically or epistemologically? Is it both? And how are they related?
- Is it then a ‘socialized’ reality?
- Are ‘arbitrary’ meaning and ‘intrinsic’ meaning the only alternatives to explain language?
- A ‘subjective reality
- The process of ‘socialisation’
- ‘primary socialization’
- ‘secondary socialisation’