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ERIC Number: ED123399
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Pages: 294
Abstractor: N/A
Methods in Adult Education, Third Edition.
Morgan, Barton; And Others
The adult education textbook is intended for persons preparing to teach adults as well as those already on the job. Following an introductory chapter, Chapter 2 is directed to the learning characteristics of adults. Chapter 3 focuses on steps of involving the potential participant in adult education programs, while Chapter 4 outlines various techniques which might be used as meeting procedures. The techniques and methods described in nine subsequent chapters are: (1) formal or stage presentations (lecture or speech, symposium, panel discussion, and colloquy); (2) discussion techniques (open discussion, co-leaders in group discussion, buzz sessions, "Phillips 66" technique, leadership team, listening teams, role playing, dramatic skit, brainstorming, lecture forum, symposium forum, and panel forum); (3) demonstration and laboratory methods (method demonstration, result demonstration, and laboratory procedure); (4) field trips and tours; (5) audiovisual aids; and (6) written communication. Chapter 14 provides guidelines for evaluation in adult education; the concluding chapter presents a future look at the adult education movement. A sample text discussion guide on estate planning is appended. (EA)
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