Sharan B. Merriam , Rosemary S. The result is an updated, comprehensive synthesis of what we now know about adult learning--including the context in which it takes place, who the participants are, what they learn and why, the nature of the learning process itself, major theoretical developments, and much more. Sharan Merriam and Rosemary Caffarella reveal how sociocultural influences can create specific developmental needs and interests, and how such social factors as race, class, and gender can shape learning.
Handbook of Adult and Continuing Education (The Jossey-Bass Higher Education Series)
From this background, they construct a more inclusive perspective on adult learning, guiding readers toward new ways of thinking about teaching, learning, and the broader social implications of adult education. Adult Learning and Contemporary Society. Learning Opportunities in Adulthood. William J. This book identifies and analyzes in a single volume the major issues and problems facing today's adult and continuing professionals and covers such topics as managing adult and continuing education, providing continuing education for older adults, minorities, and other special clienteles, meeting the needs of adult learners in the future, and more.
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Handbook of Adult and Continuing Education (2000, Hardcover, Revised)
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