We Need Diverse Ya Sale
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Q&A | June 5, 2015

    Chip Kidd: IMG Powell's Q&A: Chip Kidd



    Describe your latest book. Judge This is a book that evolved out of discussions with the TED Books team, chiefly my editor Michelle Quint. It is a... Continue »
    1. $11.89 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

      Judge This

      Chip Kidd 9781476784786

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$47.75
New Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
available for shipping or prepaid pickup only
Qty Store Section
3 Local Warehouse Education- Adult Education

More copies of this ISBN

Other titles in the Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education Series series:

Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach: The Power of Dialogue in Educating Adults (Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education Series)

by

Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach: The Power of Dialogue in Educating Adults (Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education Series) Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

In this updated version of her landmark book Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach, celebrated adult educator Jane Vella revisits her twelve principles of dialogue education with a new theoretical perspective gleaned from the discipline of quantum physics. Vella sees the path to learning as a holistic, integrated, spiritual, and energetic process. She uses engaging, personal stories of her work in a variety of adult learning settings, in different countries and with different educational purposes, to show readers how to utilize the twelve principles in their own practice with any type of adult learner, anywhere.

New material includes: the latest research on learning tasks; updated ways to do needs assessment; and new insights from the field of quantum physics applied to adult teaching and learning.

Book News Annotation:

Vella discusses the 12 principles of dialogue education. Throughout the text, she uses examples drawn from her 50-plus years of experience teaching adults in the U.S., Africa, Asia, Latin America, Europe, and the Middle East. The revised edition also covers recent research on learning tasks, updated methods for needs assessment, and new insights taken from the field of quantum physics and applied to adult learning.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

In this updated version of her landmark book Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach, celebrated adult educator Jane Vella revisits her twelve principles of dialogue education with a new theoretical perspective gleaned from the discipline of quantum physics. Vella sees the path to learning as a holistic, integrated, spiritual, and energetic process. She uses engaging, personal stories of her work in a variety of adult learning settings, in different countries and with different educational purposes, to show readers how to utilize the twelve principles in their own practice with any type of adult learner, anywhere.

Synopsis:

'In this updated version of her landmark book Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach, celebrated adult educator Jane Vella revisits her twelve principles of dialogue education with a new theoretical perspective gleaned from the discipline of quantum physics. Vella sees the path to learning as a holistic, integrated, spiritual, and energetic process. She uses engaging, personal stories of her work in a variety of adult learning settings, in different countries and with different educational purposes, to show readers how to utilize the twelve principles in their own practice with any type of adult learner, anywhere.'

About the Author

Jane Vella the founder of Global Learning Partners, Inc. is an adjunct professor at the School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She has designed and led community education and staff development programs in more than forty countries around the world. She is currently retired and living in Raleigh, North Carolina, where she continues her research on adult learning.

Table of Contents

Foreword to the 1994 Edition (Malcolm S. Knowles).

Preface to the Revised Edition 2002.

The Author.

Part One: A Process That Works and Why.

1. Twelve Principles for Effective Adult Learning.

2. Quantum Thinking and Dialogue Education.

3. How the Principles Inform Course Design:Two Examples.

Part Two: The Principles in Practice:Across Cultures and Around the World.

4. Learning Needs and Resources Assessment:Taking the First Step in Dialogue.

5. Safety: Creating a Safe Environment for Learning.

6. Sound Relationships: Using the Power ofFriendship.

7. Sequence and Reinforcement: Supporting TheirLearning.

8. Praxis: Turning Practice into Action andReflection.

9. Learners as Decision Makers: Harnessing thePower of Self Through Respect.

10. Learning with Ideas, Feelings, and Actions:Using the Whole Person.

11. Immediacy: Teaching What Is Really Useful toLearners.

12. Assuming New Roles for Dialogue: Embracingthe Death of the Professor.

13. Teamwork: Celebrating Learning Together.

14. Engagement: Learning Actively.

15. Accountability: Knowing How They KnowThey Know.

Part Three: Becoming an EffectiveTeacher of Adults16. Reviewing the Twelve Principles and QuantumThinking.

17. How Do You Know You Know? Supposing andProposing.

Appendix: Ways of Doing Needs Assessment.

References.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780787959678
Author:
Vella, Jane
Publisher:
Jossey-Bass
Location:
San Francisco, CA
Subject:
Education
Subject:
Teaching
Subject:
Adult & Continuing Education
Subject:
Adult education
Subject:
Adult learning
Subject:
Education-Adult Education
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Rev. ed.
Edition Description:
Revised Edition
Series:
Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education Series
Series Volume:
107-8
Publication Date:
January 2002
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9.02x6.02x.77 in. .88 lbs.

Other books you might like

  1. Developing Adult Learners:... Used Hardcover $23.00
  2. Creating Contexts for Learning and... New Trade Paper $36.75
  3. Sustainable Education (01 Edition) Used Trade Paper $6.00
  4. Training Teachers: A Harvest of... Used Trade Paper $23.00
  5. Taking Learning to Task: Creative... Used Hardcover $30.50
  6. Educational Private Practice: Your... New Trade Paper $64.95

Related Subjects

Business » General
Business » Management
Education » Adult Education
Education » General
Textbooks » General

Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach: The Power of Dialogue in Educating Adults (Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education Series) New Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$47.75 In Stock
Product details 288 pages Jossey-Bass - English 9780787959678 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , In this updated version of her landmark book Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach, celebrated adult educator Jane Vella revisits her twelve principles of dialogue education with a new theoretical perspective gleaned from the discipline of quantum physics. Vella sees the path to learning as a holistic, integrated, spiritual, and energetic process. She uses engaging, personal stories of her work in a variety of adult learning settings, in different countries and with different educational purposes, to show readers how to utilize the twelve principles in their own practice with any type of adult learner, anywhere.
"Synopsis" by , 'In this updated version of her landmark book Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach, celebrated adult educator Jane Vella revisits her twelve principles of dialogue education with a new theoretical perspective gleaned from the discipline of quantum physics. Vella sees the path to learning as a holistic, integrated, spiritual, and energetic process. She uses engaging, personal stories of her work in a variety of adult learning settings, in different countries and with different educational purposes, to show readers how to utilize the twelve principles in their own practice with any type of adult learner, anywhere.'
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.