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Understanding and facilitating adult learning : a comprehensive analysis of principles and effective practices

Author: Stephen Brookfield
Publisher: Milton Keynes : Open University Press, 1986
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book provides a critical examination of the myths surrounding adult education and its practice.

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Brookfield
ISBN: 0335152260 9780335152261
OCLC Number: 32821465
Description: xvi, 375 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Adult learners - motives for learning and implications for practice; understanding how adults learn; exploring self-directedness in learning; facilitating self-directed learning; andragogy - alternative interpretations and applications; the facilitator's role in adult learning; learning in informal settings; programme development for adults - challenging the institutional approach; structuring programs around learners' needs and abilities; evaluating learning and its facilitation; facilitating learning - towards guidelines for good practice.
Responsibility: Stephen D. Brookfield.

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