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The adult learner at work : the challenges of lifelong education in the new millennium

Author: Robert B Burns
Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The 21st century workplace described in the first edition of this book is now becoming a reality, and maturing rapidly. Lifelong education is taking shape as an everyday activity. In this second edition, Burns accounts for these shifts and the full story of workplace evolution and its impact on how we learn.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert B Burns
ISBN: 1865089893 9781865089898
OCLC Number: 53022722
Notes: Previous edition: The adult learner at work: a comprehensive guide to the context, psychology and methods of learning for the workplace.
Description: xiii, 370 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface About the author Part 1: The national and international context Chapter 1 The changing context of work Chapter 2 Lifelong education: Australian policy Chapter 3 Learning organisations and learning communities Part 2: The adult learner: psychological background Chapter 4 The psychology of learning Chapter 5 Intelligence and memory Chapter 6 Motivation and personality Part 3: Educating the adult Chapter 7 Theories of adult education Chapter 8 Methods in educating adults Chapter 9 Implications for teaching, training and the organisation Concluding overview Bibliography Index
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This text is for educators, trainers and managers who want to stay in touch with contemporary thinking in their fields. Robert Burns explains the changes that have swept through the field of  Read more...

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