Reflections on learning: Widening capability and the student experience
AffiliationUniversity of Chester
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AbstractThis article argues for a more nuanced perspective on learning that takes account of the real and situated contexts of student experience. It is presented against a backdrop of the agenda to widen participation in higher education (HE) in the UK, which has led to a rise in students from non-traditional backgrounds entering into HE. Responding to this, an argument is made in favour of widening ‘capability’ in learning, to produce a more socially just pedagogy. Drawing on examples of the student learning experience a series of reflections is produced from an undergraduate programme of education studies.
CitationGarratt, D. (2011). Reflections on learning: Widening capability and the student experience. Cambridge Journal of Education, 41(2), 211-225. https://doi.org/10.1080/0305764X.2011.572866
PublisherTaylor & Francis
JournalCambridge Journal of Education
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