Adults Learning

Author: Rogers, Jenny

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)


Category: Education

Page: 287

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Revised and updated throughout, this fifth edition uses examples and case studies to unravel the myths about teaching adults and to highlight the rewards of an often complex task.

Dimensions of Adult Learning

Adult Education and Training in a Global Era

Author: Griff Foley

Publisher: Allen & Unwin


Category: Adult education

Page: 335

View: 372

A comprehensive introduction to adult education and vocational training from leading international educators.

Making Sense of Adult Learning

Author: Dorothy MacKeracher

Publisher: University of Toronto Press


Category: Education

Page: 263

View: 717

"Not just for students in adult education, Making Sense of Adult Learning is for anyone working with adults in a variety of settings: business, industry, organizations, colleges, universities, and training projects. Learning is at the heart of human experience, and this guide provides essential keys to understanding how adults learn and to applying that knowledge to practical, everyday situations"--Book jacket.

The Psychology of Adult Learning in Africa

Author: Thomas O. Fasokun

Publisher: Pearson South Africa


Category: Education

Page: 172

View: 792

Presenting psychology as an applied discipline that can help adult educators be more effective in their work, this book analyses the cultural factors that influence the characteristics, behaviour and thinking of adult learners. It emphasizes the collective orientation of African cultures and the view of the self in terms of interdependent relationships within a community. The chapters provide an introduction to the psychology of adult learning and address the following: characteristics of adult learning; life span development; human motivation and participation; learning styles; facilitating adult learning; and guidance and counselling of adult learners.

Perspectives on Adults Learning Mathematics

Research and Practice

Author: D. Coben

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media


Category: Education

Page: 358

View: 257

This is the first book to explore adult mathematics education. It aims to situate research and practice in adults learning mathematics within the wider field of lifelong learning and lifelong education. Topics covered include: mathematics and common sense; statistical literacy and numeracy; new theories on learning mathematics; mathematical competences for the workplace; ethnomathematics; and the training of tutors

Adult Learning in the Social Context

Author: Peter Jarvis

Publisher: Taylor & Francis


Category: Education

Page: 14

View: 117

This book is a logical progression from The Sociology of Adult and Continuing Education. The author takes a completely new approach to the subject and puts forward a model of adult learning which is analysed in depth. This model arises from the results of a research project in which adults analysed their own learning experiences.

Psychology and Adult Learning

Author: Mark Tennant

Publisher: Routledge


Category: Education

Page: 176

View: 667

The third edition of this popular book examines the role of psychology in informing adult education practice and has been fully updated to reflect the effect of changes in the structure of society, globalisation, technology and the impact of postmodernism. It explores the traditions of key psychological theories and discusses issues and problems in applying them to an understanding of adult learning and development. It also examines the formation of identities and places increased emphasis on what it means to be a lifelong learner. Dealing with adult learning in a variety of contexts, the topics considered include: humanistic psychology self directed learners psychoanalytic approaches the formation of identities development of intelligence learning styles behaviourism group dynamics and group facilitators critical awareness.

Perspectives of Quality in Adult Learning

Author: Peter Boshier

Publisher: A&C Black


Category: Education

Page: 219

View: 765

Provides a detailed analysis of concepts involved in adult learning, including the chatacteristics and experiences of adult learners and quality and learning. >

Best Practices in Adult Learning

A Self-evaluation Workbook for Colleges and Universities

Author: Thomas Flint

Publisher: Kendall Hunt


Category: Education

Page: 162

View: 155