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Interdisciplinary handbook of adult lifespan learning

Author: Jan D Sinnott
Publisher: Westport, Connecticut ; London : Greenwood Press, 1994.
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This interdisciplinary handbook provides an overview of research and theory about formal and informal adult learning. It analyses and synthesises the current state of the art, looking at how mature  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jan D Sinnott
ISBN: 0313282056 9780313282058
OCLC Number: 876555774
Description: xviii, 487 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface Theories and Models Chaos Theory as a Framework for Understanding Adult Lifespan Learning by John C. Cavanaugh and Lisa C. McGuire The Future Impact of the Communication Revolution by Lynn Johnson The Educated Adult in Today's World: Wisdom and the Mature Learner by Deirdre A. Kramer and Weizhen Tang Bacelar Models of Collaboration and Adult Reasoning by Diane M. Lee Expanding the Circle of Caring: From Local to Global by John A. Meacham and Cynthia Boyd Learning and Life Experience: The Connection in Adulthood by Sharon B. Merriam New Science Models for Teaching Adults: Teaching as a Dialogue with Reality by Jan D. Sinnott The Relationship of Postformal Thought, Adult Learning, and Lifespan Development by Jan D. Sinnott Learning and Spirituality in Adulthood by Patricia S. Weibust and L. Eugene Thomas Learning in Specific Life Contexts Adult Learning Environments: Perspectives from Environmental Psychology by Jack Demick and Nancy A. Nazzaro Adult Learning in the Workplace by Lawrence Froman Adults in College by Carolyn Harriger Learning in Psychotherapy: A Batesonian Perspective by Aaron T. Hogue, Laura S. Bross, and Jay S. Efran Nonformal Adult Learning in International Development Projects by Lynn Johnson Journal Writing as Social Interaction: Writing to Learn in the Workplace by Phyllis Kahaney and Kathleen Heinrich Becoming an Expert: Reconsidering the Place of Wisdom in Teaching Adults by Diane M. Lee Exploring Adult Learning from Learners' Perspectives by Laura V. Maciuika, Michael Basseches, and Abigail Lipson Enhancing Adult Critical Thinking Skills Through Cooperative Learning by Barbara Millis, Neil Davidson, and Philip Cottell Recovery of Memory After Traumatic Brain Injury by Rick ParenTE and Mary Stapleton Empathy and Listening Skills: A Developmental Perspective on Learning to Listen by Ariel Phillips, Abigail Lipson, and Michael Basseches Health Behavior Change: Individual Factors, Planning Models, and Community Health Promotion by Renee Royak-Schaler and Patricia Maloney Alt Adult Education in the Third World: The Case of Adult Literacy by Dennis N. Thompson The Influence of Aging on Learning Aging and Adult Learning in the Laboratory by David Arenberg Adult Age Differences in Cognitive Strategies: Adaptive or Deficient? by Cynthia A. Berg, Paul A. Klaczynski, Katerina S. Calderone, and JoNell Strough Cognitive Aspects and Interventions in Alzheimer's Disease by John C. Cavanaugh and Romy Nocera The Effects of Training on Basic Cognitive Processes: What Do They Tell Us About the Models of Lifespan Cognitive Development? by Nancy W. Denney Age Declines in Memory Self-Efficacy: General or Limited to Particular Tasks and Measures? by Robin Lea West and Jane Berry The Future The Future of Adult Lifespan Learning: Learning Institutions Face Change by Jan D. Sinnott Author Index Subject Index
Responsibility: edited by Jan D. Sinnott.


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