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  1. Trevor H. J. Marchand (ed.) (2011). Making Knowledge: Explorations of the Indissoluble Relation Between Mind, Body and Environment. Wiley-Blackwell.score: 4050.0
    Machine generated contents note: Preface (Trevor H.J. Marchand, School of Oriental and African Studies). -- Introduction: Making knowledge: explorations of the indissoluble relation between minds, bodies, and environment (Trevor H.J. Marchand, School of Oriental and African Studies). -- 1. 'Practice without theory': a neuroanthropological perspective on embodied learning (Greg Downey, Macquarie University). -- 2. Learning to listen: auscultation and the transmission of auditory knowledge (Tom Rice, University of Exeter). -- 3. The craft of skilful learning: Kazakh (...)
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  2. Trevor H. J. Marchand (2008). Muscles, Morals and Mind: Craft Apprenticeship and the Formation of Person. British Journal of Educational Studies 56 (3):245 - 271.score: 2010.0
    The paper considers apprenticeship as a model of education that both teaches technical skills and provides the grounding for personal formation. The research presented is based on long-term anthropological fieldwork with minaret builders in Yemen, mud masons in Mali and fine-woodwork trainees in London. These case studies of on-site learning and practice support an expanded notion of knowledge that exceeds propositional thinking and language and centrally includes the body and skilled performance. Crafts -- like sport, dance and other skilled physical (...)
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