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Pathways of adult learning : professional and education narratives

Author: Janet Elizabeth Groen; Colleen Kawalilak
Publisher: Toronto : Canadian Scholars' Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book provides educators and facilitators with a comprehensive overview of the historical underpinnings and philosophical orientations of adult education and adult learning while attending to the various roles individuals play both within and beyond the formal constraints of the classroom. Positioning learners' and instructors' educational narratives as central to the theories that inform adult education,  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Groen, Janet, 1959-
Pathways of adult learning.
(CaOONL)20149049404
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Elizabeth Groen; Colleen Kawalilak
ISBN: 9781551306377 1551306379
OCLC Number: 887390593
Description: xiv, 249 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part I: Pathways of Learning: Interpreting Our Story. On Being an Adult Learner --
Adult Development --
Sociocultural Influences ; Part II: Philosophy and History: Navigating the Landscape. Philosophical Orientations in Adult Education --
Historical Underpinnings ; Part III: Learning about Learning: Exploring the Terrain. Traditional Theories of Learning --
The Big Four Adult Learning Theories --
Other Theories of Adult Learning ; Part IV: Contexts and Praxis: Engaging in Learning. Contexts of Work and Learning --
Moving Forward: Learning and Leading.
Responsibility: Janet Groen and Colleen Kawalilak.

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"This book provides educators and facilitators with a comprehensive overview of the historical underpinnings and philosophical orientations of adult education and adult learning while attending to the various roles individuals play both within and beyond the formal constraints of the classroom. Positioning learners' and instructors' educational narratives as central to the theories that inform adult education, Pathways of Adult Learning opens up a dialogue among students, educators, community members, scholars, and working professionals about the many possible avenues toward knowledge sharing."--Publisher.

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