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Quicklook at Education by Alan Pritchard

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Chapter Two: What is learning?

Knowledge, Concepts, Skills and Attitudes

It is fairly widely agreed that are four elements which make up learning. They are knowledge, concepts, skills and attitudes. Their development, or lack of it, shape individuals and greatly influence their path through life.

Learning

Below is a sample list of definitions of learning. There are many different ideas and theories. It is generally supposed that learning is either the process of gaining more knowledge (accumulating facts) or of learning how to do something (acquiring skills). The ability to understand perhaps involves a combination of or development of the two.

Behaviour Modification

This is a change in behaviour as a result of experience or practice. It can ...

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