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The Adult Learner [electronic resource] : The definitive classic in adult education and human resource development.

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781856178112Publication details: Burlington : Taylor & Francis, 2011.Edition: 7th edISBN:
  • 9780080964249
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Adult Learner : The definitive classic in adult education and human resource developmentDDC classification:
  • 374
LOC classification:
  • LC5225 .L42 K56 2011
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Contents:
Cover Image; Table of Contents; Front Matter; Copyright; Dedication; Preface; Chapter 1. Introduction; Chapter 2. Exploring the World of Learning Theory; Chapter 3. Theories of Learning; Chapter 4. A Theory of Adult Learning; Chapter 5. Theories of Teaching; Chapter 6. An Andragogical Process Model for Learning; Chapter 7. Andragogy in Practice; Chapter 8. Adult Learning Within Human Resource Development; Chapter 9. New Perspectives on Andragogy; Chapter 10. Beyond Andragogy; Chapter 11. The Future of Andragogy; Chapter 12. Whole-Part-Whole Learning Model
Chapter 13. From Teacher to Facilitator of LearningChapter 14. Making Things Happen by Releasing the Energy of Others; Chapter 15. Some Guidelines for the Use of Learning Contracts; Chapter 16. Core Competency Diagnostic and Planning Guide; Chapter 17. Personal Adult Learning Style Inventory; Chapter 18. A Theory of Effective Computer-Based Instruction for Adults; Chapter 19. International Research Foundation for Andragogy and the Implications for the Practice of Education with Adults; Chapter 20. Andragogy; References; Root; Root; Author Index; Subject Index;
Summary: "A great update of a classic. Should be required reading for anyone involved with adult learning in schools, businesses and communities." Sam Stern, Professor & Dean, School of Education, Oregon State University, USA How do you tailor education to the learning needs of adults? Do they learn differently from children? How does their life experience inform their learning processes? These were the questions at the heart of Malcolm Knowles' pioneering theory of andragogy which transformed education theory in the 1970s. The resulting principles of a self-directed, experiential, problem-
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Cover Image; Table of Contents; Front Matter; Copyright; Dedication; Preface; Chapter 1. Introduction; Chapter 2. Exploring the World of Learning Theory; Chapter 3. Theories of Learning; Chapter 4. A Theory of Adult Learning; Chapter 5. Theories of Teaching; Chapter 6. An Andragogical Process Model for Learning; Chapter 7. Andragogy in Practice; Chapter 8. Adult Learning Within Human Resource Development; Chapter 9. New Perspectives on Andragogy; Chapter 10. Beyond Andragogy; Chapter 11. The Future of Andragogy; Chapter 12. Whole-Part-Whole Learning Model

Chapter 13. From Teacher to Facilitator of LearningChapter 14. Making Things Happen by Releasing the Energy of Others; Chapter 15. Some Guidelines for the Use of Learning Contracts; Chapter 16. Core Competency Diagnostic and Planning Guide; Chapter 17. Personal Adult Learning Style Inventory; Chapter 18. A Theory of Effective Computer-Based Instruction for Adults; Chapter 19. International Research Foundation for Andragogy and the Implications for the Practice of Education with Adults; Chapter 20. Andragogy; References; Root; Root; Author Index; Subject Index;

"A great update of a classic. Should be required reading for anyone involved with adult learning in schools, businesses and communities." Sam Stern, Professor & Dean, School of Education, Oregon State University, USA How do you tailor education to the learning needs of adults? Do they learn differently from children? How does their life experience inform their learning processes? These were the questions at the heart of Malcolm Knowles' pioneering theory of andragogy which transformed education theory in the 1970s. The resulting principles of a self-directed, experiential, problem-