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Learning in Adulthood: A Comprehensive Guide, 2nd Edition,9780787910433

Learning in Adulthood: A Comprehensive Guide, 2nd Edition

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Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9780787910433

ISBN10:
0787910430
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
11/1/1998
Publisher(s):
Jossey-Bass
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Summary

In this updated landmark book, the authors have gathered the seminal work and most current thinking on adult learning into one volume. 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 are engaged in? How does aging affect learning ability?

Author Biography

SHARAN B. MERRIAM is professor of adult education at the University of Georgia, Athens. Her research and writing focus on the foundations of the adult education field, on adult development and learning, and on qualitative research methods. An acclaimed scholar in her field, she has served as author, coauthor, or editor of seventeen books and was coeditor of Adult Education Quarterly for five years. ROSEMARY S. CAFFARELLA is a professor in the Division of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at the University of Northern Colorado. A preeminent authority on adult learning and development, training, and program development, Caffarella is author or coauthor of five books on adult and continuing education.

Table of Contents

Preface xi(6)
The Authors xvii
Part One: The Context and Provision of Adult Learning 1(88)
1 Adult Learning and Contemporary Society
5(19)
2 Learning Opportunities in Adulthood
24(21)
3 Participation in Adult Education
45(27)
4 Providing Learning Opportunities
72(17)
Part Two: Adult Development and Learning 89(104)
5 Biological and Psychological Development
93(24)
6 Sociocultural and Integrative Perspectives on Development
117(21)
7 Cognitive Development in Adulthood
138(30)
8 Intelligence and Aging
168(25)
Part Three: The Learning Process 193(74)
9 Memory, Cognition, and the Brain
195(26)
10 Experience and Learning
221(27)
11 Key Theories of Learning
248(19)
Part Four: The Learning Transaction with Adults 267(100)
12 Andragogy and Other Models of Adult Learning
271(17)
13 Self-Directed Learning
288(30)
14 Transformational Learning
318(22)
15 Critical Theory, Postmodern, and Feminist Perspectives
340(27)
Part Five: Reflections on Practice 367(38)
16 Ethics and Adult Learning
369(18)
17 Integrating Theory and Practice
387(18)
References 405(70)
Name Index 475(8)
Subject Index 483


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