Education is the process of facilitating learning, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits. Educational methods include storytelling, discussion, teaching, training, and directed research. Education frequently takes place under the guidance of educators, but learners may also educate themselves. Education can take place in formal or informal settings and any experience that has a formative effect on the way one thinks, feels, or acts may be considered educational. The methodology of teaching is called pedagogy.

Teaching Anatomy: A Practical Guide 2015e

Teaching Anatomy: A Practical Guide is the first book designed to provide highly practical advice to both novice and experienced gross anatomy teachers. The volume provides a theoretical foundation of adult learning and basic anatomy education and includes chapters focusing on specific issues that teachers… Continue reading

Early Childhood Education: Teachers’ Perspectives, Effective Programs and Impacts on Cognitive Development

This book assesses self-regulated learning and its relation to cognitive education; teaching and learning in natural environments; factual teaching and conceptual understanding in early childhood education; metacognition and student-centered teaching styles; and reciprocal teaching.

Chapter 1 – While current education policy emphasizes academic achievement, the… Continue reading