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The Resource Learning in adulthood : a comprehensive guide, Sharan B. Merriam, Rosemary S. Caffarella, Lisa M. Baumgartner

Learning in adulthood : a comprehensive guide, Sharan B. Merriam, Rosemary S. Caffarella, Lisa M. Baumgartner

Label
Learning in adulthood : a comprehensive guide
Title
Learning in adulthood
Title remainder
a comprehensive guide
Statement of responsibility
Sharan B. Merriam, Rosemary S. Caffarella, Lisa M. Baumgartner
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Learning in Adulthood has been lauded as the most authoritative and comprehensive guide to adult learning. The revised and expanded third edition reflects the latest research and practice in adult learning, making it an essential resource for the field. Learning in Adulthood addresses a wide range of topics including: Who are adult learners? How do adults learn? Why are adults involved in learning activities? How does the social context shape the learning that adults re engaged in? How does aging affect learning ability?
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Merriam, Sharan B
Dewey number
374
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
LC5225.L42
LC item number
M47 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1946-
  • 1964-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Caffarella, Rosemary S.
  • Baumgartner, Lisa
Series statement
The Jossey-bass higher and adult education series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Adult learning
  • Leren
  • Volwassenen
  • Adult learning
  • Apprentissage adulte
  • Adult learning
  • Leren
  • Volwassenen
  • Didaktik
  • Erwachsenenbildung
  • Éducation des adultes
  • Learning
Label
Learning in adulthood : a comprehensive guide, Sharan B. Merriam, Rosemary S. Caffarella, Lisa M. Baumgartner
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 439-503) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
PART ONE: ADULT LEARNING IN CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY: The social context of adult learning -- Learning environments and learning concepts -- Adult learners: who participates and why -- PART TWO: ADULT LEARNING THEORY AND MODELS: Knowles's andragogy and models of adult learning by McClusky, Illeris, and Jarvis -- Self-directed learning -- Transformational learning -- Experience and learning -- PART THREE: NEWER APPROACHES TO ADULT LEARNING: Embodied, spiritual, and narrative learning -- Learning and knowing: non-Western perspectives -- Critical theory, postmodern, and feminist perspectives -- PART FOUR: LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT: Traditional learning theories -- Adult development -- Cognitive development in adulthood -- Intelligence and aging -- Memory, cognition, and the brain -- Reflections on learning in adulthood
Control code
ocm70122480
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xvi, 533 pages
Isbn
9780787975883
Lccn
2006019145
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780787975883
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o70122480
  • (OCoLC)70122480
Label
Learning in adulthood : a comprehensive guide, Sharan B. Merriam, Rosemary S. Caffarella, Lisa M. Baumgartner
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 439-503) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
PART ONE: ADULT LEARNING IN CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY: The social context of adult learning -- Learning environments and learning concepts -- Adult learners: who participates and why -- PART TWO: ADULT LEARNING THEORY AND MODELS: Knowles's andragogy and models of adult learning by McClusky, Illeris, and Jarvis -- Self-directed learning -- Transformational learning -- Experience and learning -- PART THREE: NEWER APPROACHES TO ADULT LEARNING: Embodied, spiritual, and narrative learning -- Learning and knowing: non-Western perspectives -- Critical theory, postmodern, and feminist perspectives -- PART FOUR: LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT: Traditional learning theories -- Adult development -- Cognitive development in adulthood -- Intelligence and aging -- Memory, cognition, and the brain -- Reflections on learning in adulthood
Control code
ocm70122480
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xvi, 533 pages
Isbn
9780787975883
Lccn
2006019145
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780787975883
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o70122480
  • (OCoLC)70122480

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