Metaphors Underlying the Improvement of Teaching and Learning

Richard G. Tiberius

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Metaphors structure our understanding of the process of teaching and learning and thereby influence our efforts—both research and practice—to improve this process. Moreover, there is evidence of a shift in dominance from one metaphor to another which will have profound implications for the emerging field concerned with the improvement of teaching and learning.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)144-156
Number of pages13
JournalBritish Journal of Educational Technology
Issue number2
StatePublished - May 1986

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education


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