2. A Way Out of the Pressure Cooker

  1. Kathleen R. Hopkins

Published Online: 4 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118269435.ch2

Teaching How to Learn in a What-to-Learn Culture

Teaching How to Learn in a What-to-Learn Culture

How to Cite

Hopkins, K. R. (2010) A Way Out of the Pressure Cooker, in Teaching How to Learn in a What-to-Learn Culture, Jossey-Bass, San Francisco, CA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118269435.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 29 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470343524

Online ISBN: 9781118269435

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Keywords:

  • pressure cooker;
  • need for meaningfulness;
  • meaningful knowledge;
  • cognitive modifiability;
  • practical applications

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Pressures Are Real

  • A Survey

  • The Need for Meaningfulness

  • Surface Versus Meaningful Knowledge

  • The Case for Cognitive Modifiability

  • Practical Applications

  • Reflection