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Psychology and adult learning

Author: Mark Tennant
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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The 3rd edition of this popular book examines the role of psychology in informing adult education practice, and has been fully updated to reflect the impact of changes to the structure of society, globalization, technology, and the impact of postmodernism. It explores the traditions of key psychological theories, and discusses issues and problems in applying them to an understanding of adult learning and  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Tennant
ISBN: 0415373344 9780415373340 0415373352 9780415373357
OCLC Number: 58789987
Description: x, 166 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The self-directed learner and theories of the self --
The psychoanalytic approach --
The development of identity during adulthood --
Development of intelligence and cognition --
Learning styles --
Behaviourism --
Group dynamics and the group facilitator --
Transformative learning --
Concluding comment: psychology as a foundation discipline in adult education.
Responsibility: Mark Tennant.
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Examines the role of psychology in informing adult education practice, and reflects the effect of changes in the structure of society, globalization, technology, and the impact of postmodernism. This  Read more...

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