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Functional context education: making learning relevant

Series or Serial: Functional Context Education (FCE)

Publisher: San Diego Consortium for Workforce Education and Lifelong Learning (CWELL)

Published At: San Diego, CA

Date Published: Sept 26, 1997

Distributor: National Adult Literacy Database Inc.

Source Address: Scovil House, 703 Brunswick Street

Source City/State/Zip: Fredericton New Brunswick, Canada E3B 1H8

Phone: (506) 457-6900

Material Type: Conference Proceedings

Intended Audience: Mentor/Teacher/Trainer

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 123 p.

Subjects: Adult Education; Adult Literacy; Cognitive Development; Cognitive Processes; Workplace Literacy; Assessment; Learning Theories

"Functional Context Education is an approach to education that is based on a cognitive science theory of cognitive development, learning , and instruction." In this workshop report, the author provides "the theoretical framework and the principles for applying this framework to the task of instructional development". Document may also be accessed from the NALD website at

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