Innovative Approaches to Nontraditional Teaching and Learning: An Australian Perspective

Elliott, Robert G. & Pillay, Hitendra K. (2001) Innovative Approaches to Nontraditional Teaching and Learning: An Australian Perspective. Childhood Education, 77(6), pp. 341-344.


As societies and cultures change, educators have been rethinking their understanding of the nature of knowledge and human learning processes, and coming to a realisation that they cannot rely on tools of the past to meet the educational demands of the future. Thus, educators need to redefine objectives and re-evaluate alternative types of learning that previously were considered to have little value. For instance, informal learning is no longer dismissed as appropriate only for extracurricular activities; rather, it can be fundamental to all learning. In fact, it is rarely necessary to distinguish between informal and formal learning.

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ID Code: 9619
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: change strategies, distance education, education work relationship, schooling in foreign countries, nontraditional education, vocational education
ISSN: 0009-4056
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Specialist Studies in Education not elsewhere classified (130399)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2001 Association for Childhood Education International
Deposited On: 20 Sep 2007 00:00
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2009 07:46

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