Horizontal learning in the High Middle Ages peer-to-peer knowledge transfer in religious communities

The history of medieval learning has been studied both as a vertical master-student phenomenon, and as part of a broad 'educational environment'. This volume centers on the ways in which cohabiting peers learned and taught one another in a dialectical process - how they acquired knowledge...

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Other Authors: Long, Micol (Editor), Snijders, Tjamke (Editor), Vanderputten, Steven (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Amsterdam Amsterdam University Press 2019, [2019]©2019
Series:Knowledge Communities
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Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The history of medieval learning has been studied both as a vertical master-student phenomenon, and as part of a broad 'educational environment'. This volume centers on the ways in which cohabiting peers learned and taught one another in a dialectical process - how they acquired knowledge and skills, but also how they developed concepts, beliefs, and adapted their behavior to suit the group: everything that could mold a person into an efficient member of the community. This process of 'horizontal learning' emerges as an important aspect of the medieval learning experience
Physical Description:301 pages illustrations
ISBN:9789048532919