Poetry Madness
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


Interviews | March 17, 2014

Shawn Donley: IMG Peter Stark: The Powells.com Interview



Peter StarkIt's hard to believe that 200 years ago, the Pacific Northwest was one of the most remote and isolated regions in the world. In 1810, four years... Continue »
  1. $19.59 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$45.75
New Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
available for shipping or prepaid pickup only
Available for In-store Pickup
in 7 to 12 days
Qty Store Section
1 Remote Warehouse Education- Adult Education

More copies of this ISBN

Understanding and Facilitating Adult Learning: A Comprehensive Analysis of Principles and Effective Practices

by

Understanding and Facilitating Adult Learning: A Comprehensive Analysis of Principles and Effective Practices Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

1986 Winner of the Imogene Okes Award and the Cyril O. Houle World Award for Literature in Adult Education The first book to receive both the Imogene Okes Award and the Cyril O. Houle World Award for Literature in Adult Education presented by the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education. This book analyzes current approaches to adult learning and presents a comprehensive review of the research on how adults learn.

Synopsis:

Stephen D. Brookfield analyzes current approaches to adult learning, presents a comprehensive review of the research on how adults learn, and proposes ways to develop more innovative adult learning programmes.

Synopsis:

This comprehensive review examines how adults learn. It presents the research currently available on the subject, as well as an analysis of the methods most commonly used in teaching adults.

Synopsis:

The first book to receive both the Imogene Okes Award and the Cyril O. Houle World Award for Literature in Adult Education presented by the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education. This book analyzes current approaches to adult learning and presents a comprehensive review of the research on how adults learn.

About the Author

STEPHEN D. BROOKFIELD is Distinguished Professor at the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota. He has written widely on the topics of adult education, critical thinking, and teaching and has received numerous awards for his books, including the Cyril O. Houle World Award for Literature in Adult Education and the Imogene E. Okes Award for Outstanding Research in Adult Education.

Table of Contents

1. Adult Learners: Motives for Learning and Implications for Practice.

2. Understanding How Adults Learn.

3. Exploring Self-Directedness in Learning.

4. Facilitating Self-Directed Learning.

5. Andragogy: Alternative Interpretations and Applications.

6. The Facilitator's Role in Adult Learning.

7. Learning in Informal Settings.

8. Learning in Formal Settings.

9. Program Development for Adults: Challenging the Institutional Approach.

10. Structuring Programs Around Learners' Needs and Abilities.

11. Evaluating Learning and Its Facilitation.

12. Facilitating Learning: Toward Guidelines for Good Practice.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781555423551
Subtitle:
A Comprehensive Analysis of Principles and Effective Practices
Author:
Brookfield, Stephen D.
Publisher:
Jossey-Bass
Location:
San Francisco :
Subject:
Education
Subject:
Education and guidance
Subject:
Adult & Continuing Education
Subject:
Adult education
Subject:
Continuing education
Subject:
Adult learning
Subject:
Continuing education -- United States -- Case studies.
Subject:
Education-Adult Education
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Bibliography: p. 301-356.
Series:
Jossey-Bass higher education series ;
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
19910729
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
396
Dimensions:
8.94x5.98x1.03 in. 1.22 lbs.

Other books you might like

  1. Transformative Dimensions of Adult... New Hardcover $54.95
  2. Developing Critical Thinkers:... Used Trade Paper $30.50
  3. Hong Kong Handbook: Including Macau... Used Trade Paper $5.95
  4. Tarot & Magic: Images for Ritual &... Used Trade Paper $5.95
  5. Immigrant Songbook New Hardcover $56.95

Related Subjects

Business » General
Business » Management
Education » Adult Education
Education » General
History and Social Science » Geography » General

Understanding and Facilitating Adult Learning: A Comprehensive Analysis of Principles and Effective Practices New Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$45.75 In Stock
Product details 396 pages Jossey-Bass - English 9781555423551 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Stephen D. Brookfield analyzes current approaches to adult learning, presents a comprehensive review of the research on how adults learn, and proposes ways to develop more innovative adult learning programmes.
"Synopsis" by , This comprehensive review examines how adults learn. It presents the research currently available on the subject, as well as an analysis of the methods most commonly used in teaching adults.
"Synopsis" by , The first book to receive both the Imogene Okes Award and the Cyril O. Houle World Award for Literature in Adult Education presented by the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education. This book analyzes current approaches to adult learning and presents a comprehensive review of the research on how adults learn.
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.