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Developing adult learners : strategies for teachers and trainers

Author: Kathleen Taylor; Catherine Marienau; Morris Fiddler
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©2000.
Series: Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Developing Adult Learners highlights the powerful and compelling voices of teachers and students who have discovered the excitement of growing and changing through learning. It is full of pragmatic advice for faculty members, part-time instructors, workplace educators, leadership trainers, and virtually anyone dedicated to helping adult learners achieve rich and rewarding experiences."--Jacket.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Taylor, Kathleen, 1943-
Developing adult learners.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©2000
(OCoLC)606459485
Online version:
Taylor, Kathleen, 1943-
Developing adult learners.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©2000
(OCoLC)630481237
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen Taylor; Catherine Marienau; Morris Fiddler
ISBN: 0787945730 9780787945732
OCLC Number: 43555072
Description: xx, 391 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Part 1: Concepts and foundations --
Linking learning with development --
Key theories that inform practice --
Teaching with developmental intentions --
Developmental intentions chart --
Part 2: Strategies and exercises --
Assessing --
Collaborating --
Experimenting --
Imaging --
Inquiring --
Performing-simulating --
Reflecting --
Part 3: Becoming an effective teacher of adults --
Teaching and training matters --
Observing our practices --
Accepting the challenges of growth --
Appendixes --
A. An experiential theory of development --
B. Constructive-developmental theories --
C. Relational models of development and the ethic of care --
D. Orientations to teaching and learning --
E. Typology of learning.
Series Title: Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Other Titles: Developing adult learners :
Responsibility: Kathleen Taylor, Catherine Marienau, Morris Fiddler.
Local System Bib Number:
133554

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2001 Winner of the Phillip E. Frandson Award for Literature in Continuing Education "An absolutely indispensable trove of practical, concrete ideas for teaching and training adults. Enough theorizing  Read more...
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..".One of the most practical, down-to-earth guides to effective adult instruction to appear in the last three decades, this book is a must for anyone concerned about helping adult learners to Read more...

 
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