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Making sense of adult learning

Author: Dorothy MacKeracher
Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"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"--Jacket.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothy MacKeracher
ISBN: 080203778X 9780802037787
OCLC Number: 55473676
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xv, 263 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Assumptions about learning --
Assumptions about adult learners --
Cycles in learning --
Styles in learning --
Brain and mind in learning --
Emotions and motives in learning --
Skilled performance in learning --
Relationship in learning --
Spirit and soul in learning --
Environment and context in learning --
Strategies and styles in facilitating.
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Written for people preparing to become adult educators, Making Sense of Adult Learning provides background information about the nature of adult learning and the characteristics that typify adult  Read more...

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'MacKeracher's work is the kind of reference a community college president or administrator or faculty member might reach for when pondering that perennial educational question: How can I do my work Read more...

 
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