Groups of skills which a learner uses together for a particular purpose. Examples include setting objectives, selecting and formulating questions, and comparing characteristics.
Pastoral services separate from course provision which help learners with personal problems and difficulties outside of their learning programme. These include professional counselling, advice and guidance.
The expressed purposes of a learner when he/she is enrolled in a learning programme which create a base-line from which to measure progress in learning.
A society whose processes and practices are based on the production, distribution and use of knowledge.