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Andragogy in action

Author: Malcolm S Knowles
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 1984.
Series: Jossey-Bass management series.; Jossey-Bass higher education series.
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This classic work by a pioneer in the field of adult learning provides over thirty case examples from a variety of settings illustrating andragogy (principles of adult learning) in practice, including applications in business, government, colleges and universities, religious education, remedial education, and continuing education for the professions.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Andragogy in action.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 1984
(OCoLC)557732464
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm S Knowles
ISBN: 0875896219 9780875896212
OCLC Number: 10948662
Description: xxiv, 444 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreward / Ray Bard --
Preface --
Part One: Introduction: The Art and Science of Helping Adults Learn --
Part Two: Applications in Business, Industry, and Government --
1. Master of Management Program at the American Management Associations / Tony Daloisio, Marsha Firestone, Harry F. Evarts --
2. Managerial Skills Development at General Electric / Edward H. Thorne, Jean L. Marshall --
3. Teaching Technical Skills in a National Accounting Firm / Fredric H. Margolis --
4. Line Managers as Learning Facilitators at an Equipment Manufacturer / Bernard S. Fabian, Barbara Mink --
5. Self-Directed Learning on the Job at Lloyds Bank of California / Lloyds Bank of California --
6. Introducing Data Processing at an Insurance Company / Roger Sullivan --
7. Product Use Training for Customers at Du Pont /Glenda M. Green --
8. Management Development at a Public Service Board / Catherine Sinclair, Robert Skerman --
Part Three: Applications in Colleges and Universities --
1. Self-Directed Undergraduate Study / Georgine Loaker, Austin Doherty --
2. Helping Adults Reenter College / Margaret Coe, Ann Rubenzahl, Vicki Slater --
3. An External Undergraduate Degree Program / Marilou Eldred --
4. Faculty Orientation and In-Service Development at a State University System / Maurice Oliver, Frances Mahoney --
5. Faculty Development Through Growth Contracts / Harold Heie, David Sweet --
6. Internships for Improving Academic Administration in Brazilian Universities / Jose Carlos Dantas Merielles, Margarida Maria Costa Batista, and Associates --
7. Training College Lecturers in Africa / Charles Kabuga --
8. Sharing Responsibility for Learning in a Science Course : Staff-Student Cooperation / David J. Boud, M.T. Prosser --
9. Instruction in Public Speaking at a Community College / Michael A. Kerwin --
10. Environmental Education at Kansas State University / Robert K. James --
11. Delivering Adult Education to Distant Communities : A Cost-Effective Model / David B. Phillips --
Part Four: Applications in Education for the Professions --
1. Preparing Medical Students for Lifelong Learning / Victor R. Nuefeld, Howard S. Barrows --
2. Clinical Legal Education at Vanderbilt University / Frank S. Bloch --
3. Social Work Education at the University of Georgia / Allie C. Kilpatrick, Kathryn H. Thompson, Herbert H. Jarret, Jr., Richard J. Anderson --
4. Learning Through Teaching Among Undergraduate Social Work Students / Andy Farquharson --
5. A Baccalaureate Degree Program In Nursing for Adult Students / Deborah Arms, Bonnie Chenevey, Carol Karrer, Carol Hawthorne Rumpler --
6. Teaching School Administration at Cleveland State University / Ernest M. Schuttenberg --
Part Five: Applications in Continuing Education for the Health Professions --
1. Self-Directed Learning for Physicians at the University of Southern California / University of Southern California --
2. American Nurses' Association's Guide for Self-Directed Continuing Education / American Nurses' Association --
3. Teaching Nurses Technical Skills at a Metropolitan Hospital / Carol B. Dare --
4. In-Service Nursing Education Through Clinical Units / Jessie Albanetti, Donna Carroll --
Part Six: Applications in Religious Education --
1. The Biblical Andragogy Clinic / Eugene Trester --
2. Adult Education in the Archdiocese of Detroit / Jane Wolford Hughs --
Part Seven: Applications in Elementary and Secondary Education --
1. Challenging Students to Excel / Maurice Gibbons, Gary Phillips --
2. Involving the Community as a Resource for Learning / Robert Sanda --
3. Individualized Education at a Catholic High School / Bishop Carroll High School --
Part Eight: Applications in Remedial Education --
1. Developing Basic Competencies at Department of Defense Schools / Department of Defense Schools, Pacific --
2. Teaching English as a Second Language to Immigrant Community College Students / Zilda Souza DePaula --
Part Nine: Conclusion: Effectiveness of Andragogy in Various Settings.
Series Title: Jossey-Bass management series.; Jossey-Bass higher education series.
Responsibility: Malcolm S. Knowles and associates.
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