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Title: Learning and Desire
Contributor(s): Noone, G (author)orcid ; Parkes, Mitchell (author)orcid 
Publication Date: 2003
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/400
Abstract: The learner's desire to connect is fundamental to the learning process. Without the desire to connect to the other (teacher to student, student to teacher, student to student), or the desire to connect to the learning itself, it is difficult for effective learning to occur. Desire is a relation and its presence in the teacher-student relation is the subject of this paper. The lived experience descriptions from the authors' research reveal how the teachers' and students' desire to connect to each other is manifest in learning relationships as diverse as one-to-one, face-to-face teaching in a primary school, and computer- mediated learning in a tertiary course. To keep this desire alive, and so to facilitate effective learning, requires the teacher to be both attached, and detached, and to develop a teacher-learner relationship characterised by mutual learning and desire.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: International Journal of Learning, v.10, p. 2033-2044
Publisher: Common Ground Publishing
Place of Publication: Australia
ISSN: 1447-9494
Field of Research (FOR): 130105 Primary Education (excl Maori)
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
Other Links: http://ijl.cgpublisher.com/product/pub.30/prod.10.229
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