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Understanding the Adult Learner, Perspectives and Practices, edited by Alisa Belzer and Brian Dashew

"This volume introduces many theories and concepts that can help adult educators help learners move forward not only with new content knowledge, information, and skills, but also with new ways of making meaning and seeing themselves, their role, and the world"--, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Part One: Setting the Stage -- 1: Foundational Concepts and Commitments for Adult Learning -- 2: Creating Inclusive Learning Spaces for a Diverse World the Womanist Perspective -- 3: The Democratic Impulse in Adult Education -- Part Two: Internal Influences and the Learner -- 4: Motivating Adult Learners -- 5: Minding the Brain the Emotional Foundations of Adult Learning -- 6: The Role of Emotion-Laden Experiences in Self-formation -- 7: Adult Development Robert Kegan's Constructive-developmental Theory -- Part Three: Adult Learning Processes and Approaches -- 8: Structured Silences in Adult Learning Theory -- 9: Andragogy the Philosophy Behind the Practice -- 10: Self-Directed Learning a 21st-Century Imperative -- 11: Experiential Learning Defining Parameters, Contextual Foundations, and Influential Contributions -- 12: Transformative Learning Evolving Theory for Understanding Change -- 13: Digital Learning and the Promise of Connectivism for Adult Education -- Part Four: Conclusions -- 14: Instructional Design Applying Principles of Adult Education -- 15: Next Steps Interrogating and Using Theory -- Editors and Contributors -- Index
Literary Form
non fiction
Includes index
Physical Description
1 online resource (317 pages)
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