Understanding Learning Culturally: Overcoming the Dualism Between Social and Individual Views of Learning

DOI: 10.1007/s12186-007-9001-y

The concept of learning culture and cultural theory of learning as Hodkinsson, Biesta and James (2008) define it, helped analyse and get a grip on the communication that take place – or can take place – in study programme, that can be beneficiary for all. Communication should be based on respect for each individual, give space for reflection and mutual sharing of ideas and cooperation. It is through taking part in such a culture that individuals belonging to it really learn to work in group and become open and reflective in their work.