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Enhancing adult motivation to learn : a comprehensive guide for teaching all adults

Author: Raymond J Wlodkowski
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, A Wiley Imprint, ©2008.
Series: Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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From the Publisher: New to this edition is the blending of a neuro scientific understanding of motivation and learning with an instructional approach responsive to linguistically and culturally different adult learners. Based on the most current educational and biological research, Enhancing Adult Motivation to Learn addresses issues that focus on deepening learner motivation and helping adults to want to learn. In  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wlodkowski, Raymond J.
Enhancing adult motivation to learn.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, A Wiley Imprint, ©2008
(OCoLC)608682426
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond J Wlodkowski
ISBN: 9780787995201 0787995207
OCLC Number: 183179533
Description: xvii, 508 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface --
Author --
1: Understanding motivation for adult learners --
2: Understanding how aging and culture affect motivation to learn --
3: Characteristics and skills of a motivating instructor --
4: What motivates adults to learn --
5: Establishing inclusion among adult learners --
6: Helping adults develop positive attitudes toward learning --
7: Enhancing meaning in learning activities --
8: Engendering competence among adult learners --
9: Building motivational strategies into instructional designs --
Epilogue: Ethical considerations for an instructor of adults --
Appendix: Observation guide for culturally responsive teaching and learning (adult version) / Margery B Ginsberg --
References --
Name index --
Subject index.
Series Title: Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Responsibility: Raymond J. Wlodkowski.

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This is the third edition off the classic book for motivating adult learners in any educational or training setting. The research referenced material in the book has been updated to reflect current  Read more...
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