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Adult Learning
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Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
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ISBN 10 : 1118416317
Pages : 320 pages
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Solidly grounded in theory and research, but concise and practice-oriented, Adult Learning: Linking Theory and Practice is perfect for master’s-level students and practitioners alike. Sharan Merriam and Laura Bierema have infused each chapter with practical applications for instruction which will help readers personally relate to the material. The contents covers: Adult Learning in Today’s World Traditional Learning Theories Andragogy Self-Directed Learning Transformative Learning Experience and Learning Body and Spirit in Learning Motivation and Learning The Brain and Cognitive Functioning Adult Learning in the Digital Age Critical Thinking and Critical Perspectives Culture and Context Discussion questions and activities for reflection are included at the end of each chapter.

Adult Learning

Solidly grounded in theory and research, but concise and practice-oriented, Adult Learning: Linking Theory and Practice is perfect for master’s-level students and practitioners alike. Sharan Merriam and Laura Bierema have infused each chapter with practical applications for instruction which will help readers personally relate to the material. The contents

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Understanding And Facilitating Adult Learning

This book provides a critical examination of the myths surrounding adult education and its practice.

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Pathways of Adult Learning

This book provides educators and facilitators with a comprehensive overview of the historical underpinnings and philosophical orientations of adult education and adult learning while attending to the various roles individuals play both within and beyond the formal constraints of the classroom. Positioning learners' and instructors' educational narratives as central to

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Making Sense of Adult Learning

Learning is an inseparable part of human experience. Understanding how adults learn and applying that expertise to practical everyday situations and relationships opens the window on a broader understanding of the capacity of the human mind. Dorothy MacKeracher's Making Sense of Adult Learning was first published in 1996, and was acclaimed

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Indigenous Women and Adult Learning

In contemporary educational research, practice and policy, ‘indigenous women’ have emerged as an important focus in the global education arena and the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. This edited book investigates what is significant about indigenous women and their learning in terms of policy directions, research agendas and, not least, their own

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Dimensions of Adult Learning

Adult education has never been more important or urgent than it is today Few educators have had the impact on adult education of Griff Foley. Professor Peter McLaren, University of California, Los Angeles This timely and valuable book makes an important contribution to our understanding of key recent developments in

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Leading Adult Learning

Support the growth and development of all adults—teachers, principals, and superintendents—in your school community! Educators need different kinds of supports and challenges over the different stages of their lives. Drago-Severson’s developmental model of learning-oriented school leadership draws from multiple knowledge domains to help school and district leaders

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Adult Learning in a Migration Society

This book explores educational needs, considerations, and responses related to the phenomenon of migration in different countries across international contexts. Including insights from scholars across 14 different countries, this book offers an international perspective on the role of adult education in addressing migration.

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Boundaries of Adult Learning

Until relatively recently, adult learning in the UK was largely recognised as being situated mainly within the LEA adult education centre, university extra-mural departments and the WEA. However, this picture has changed. The major change has been a shift from 'education' to 'learning' as the key organising concept. A greater

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Adult Learning In Groups

Covers the essential elements of group work in adult and post-comp ulsory education Written in an accessible format Provides a critical overview of adult learning groups Explores how theory is derived from practice and experience Serves as a handbook for practitioners and leaders working with learning groups Discusses the principles

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Culture and Processes of Adult Learning

The authors provide a variety of perspectives on the conceptualisation of adult learning, drawing on sociology, psychology, adult education and applied research into how adults experience learning. Bringing together a number of major contributions to current debates about what learning during adulthood is for, what motivates learning, and how best

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Adult Learning in the Language Classroom

This book explores connections between the fields of foreign/second language teaching and adult learning through a case study of adult language learners at the college level. The book examines topics such as the value of adult language study, its effect on adult learners, as well as classroom practices that

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Online Education and Adult Learning  New Frontiers for Teaching Practices

"This book disseminates current issues and trends emerging in the field of adult e-learning and online instruction"--Provided by publisher.

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Outcome Based Strategies for Adult Learning

The definition of education and learning has been changing in recent years, as the field experienced, and is still experiencing, many changes. One of those changes is a rise in adult learners in higher education. In order to cope with this particular change and set their classrooms up for success,

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Why Adults Learn

Originally published in 1992 this book looks at the phenomenon of adult education by exploring the nature of the motivation that moves people to return to school or to seek involvement inorganized learning activities. The book challenges the psychological emphasis of much research on adult learning. It concentrates on the concept

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