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Teaching adults : a practical guide for new teachers

Author: Ralph Grover Brockett
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, [2014] ©2015
Series: Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A highly practical guide for new instructors teaching in any setting Regardless of the context, teaching is a tall task and for those teaching adults, unique challenges await.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Grover Brockett
ISBN: 9781118903599 1118903595 1118903412 9781118903414 9781118903773 1118903773 9781322436807 1322436800
OCLC Number: 897810082
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Preface vii About the Author xi Part One: Getting Started 1 1. So, You re Teaching Adults? 3 2. What Is Effective Teaching? 9 Part Two: Four Keys to Effective Teaching 21 3. So, What Are You Teaching About? 23 4. A Dozen Things You Need to Know About Adult Learners 31 5. Building Blocks of Adult Learning 43 6. Planning Instruction 59 7. Teaching Techniques 69 8. Knowing Yourself: Understanding the Teacher Within 85 Part Three: Unlocking Doors to Effective Teaching 97 9. Creating a Positive Learning Environment 99 10. Overcoming Resistance to Learning 113 11. Motivation 121 12. Dealing with Dilemmas and Challenges 133 Epilogue: So, Now You re Ready: Go and Teach Adults 145 References 149 Index 153
Series Title: Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Responsibility: Ralph G. Brockett.
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