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Learning in adulthood : a comprehensive guide

Author: Sharan B Merriam; Rosemary S Caffarella
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass Publishers, ©1999.
Series: Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This text guides readers towards different ways of thinking about teaching, learning and the broader social implications of adult education. It explores learning in both formal and informal settings,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Guide (Descripteur de forme)
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Merriam, Sharan B.
Learning in adulthood.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass Publishers, ©1999
(OCoLC)609935257
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sharan B Merriam; Rosemary S Caffarella
ISBN: 0787910430 9780787910433
OCLC Number: 39539415
Description: xviii, 502 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Adult learning and contemporary society --
Learning opportunities in adulthood --
Participation in adult education --
Providing learning oportunities --
Biological and psychological development --
Sociocultural and integrative perspectives on development --
Cognitive development in adulthood --
Intelligence and aging --
Memory, cognition, and the brain --
Experience and learning --
Key theories of learning --
Andragogy and other models of adult learning --
Self-directed learning --
Transformational learning --
Critical theory, postmodern, and feminist perspectives --
Ethics and adult learning --
Integrating theory and practice.
Series Title: Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Responsibility: Sharan B. Merriam, Rosemary S. Caffarella.
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