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Learning to listen, learning to teach : the power of dialogue in educating adults

Author: Jane Kathryn Vella
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, ©2002.
Series: Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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In this updated version of her landmark book, celebrated adult educator Jane Vella revisits her twelve principles of dialogue education with a new theoretical perspective gleaned from the discipline of quantum physics.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Kathryn Vella
ISBN: 0787959677 9780787959678
OCLC Number: 49312599
Description: xxiii, 263 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part one: a process that works and why. Twelve principles for effective adult learning --
Quantum thinking and dialogue education --
How the principles inform course design: two examples --
Part two: the principles in practice: across cultures and around the world. Learning needs and resources assessment: taking the first step in dialogue --
Safety: creating a safe environment for learning --
Sound relationships: using the power of friendship --
Sequence and reinforcement: supporting their learning --
Praxis: turning practice into action and reflection --
Learners as decision makers: harnessing the power of self through respect --
Learning with ideas, feelings, and actions: using the whole person --
Immediacy: teaching what is really useful to learners --
Assuming new roles for dialogue: embracing the death of the professor --
Teamwork: celebrating learning together --
Engagement: learning actively --
Accountability: knowing how they know they know --
Part three: becoming an effective teacher of adults. Reviewing the twelve principles and quantum thinking --
How do you know you know? Supposing and proposing --
Appendix: Ways of doing needs assessment.
Series Title: Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series.
Responsibility: Jane Vella.

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