ERIC Number: ED499592
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Learning in Adulthood: A Comprehensive Guide, 3rd Edition
Merriam, Sharan B.; Caffarella, Rosemary S.; Baumgartner, Lisa M.
Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley
In this updated landmark book, the authors have gathered the seminal work and most current thinking on adult learning into one volume. This book 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? The book is organized into four parts: (1) Adult Learning in Contemporary Society; (2) Adult Learning Theory and Models; (3) Newer Approaches to Adult Learning; and (4) Learning and Development. Contains references and name and subject indexes.
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Students, Social Environment, Student Characteristics, Context Effect, Aging (Individuals), Critical Theory, Transformative Learning, Independent Study, Experience, Religious Factors, Cognitive Development, Learning Processes, Memory, Brain, Feminism, Cultural Context, Andragogy, Educational Theories, Intelligence
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Publication Type: Books; Information Analyses
Education Level: Adult Education
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