learn about

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learn about someone or something

to find out about someone or something. What have you learned about Mr. Franklin and his business dealings? I learned about what causes rain.
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Many clients have limited interests because they have had relatively little opportunity to learn about alternative activities.
The European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (CEDEFOP) is sponsoring a pre-event day (12 February), where you can learn about the impact of European Union e-learning initiatives and projects.
As professors of mathematics and theater arts education we believe it is critically important that pre-service and in-service teachers learn about teaching by being critical assessors of their own learning.
Students attended international student group meetings and cultural activities to learn about people's culture.
The zone of proximal development, the realm during which learners are most apt to be ready and willing to learn about a topic, and an understanding of cognitive development emphasize the influences of the content, interface, instructor, community, collegial learners and the learner as self.
Universities, to support student development, provide educational and recreational programs to help students learn to cope, to manage money, to study better, to learn about relationships, and to get a job.
Students provide direct community service, learn about the context, and apply academic learning to work environments.
As recommended with other diverse populations, school counselors must attempt to learn about and understand the experiential worldviews of students with learning disabilities.