ERIC Number: ED305426
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-May
Reference Count: 0
Cognition and the Adult Learner.
Fellenz, Robert A., Ed.
This report contains six research papers and a summary of a panel discussion on the topic of cognition and the adult learner. The papers are as follows: "Psychology and Adult Cognition" (Wilbert J. McKeachie); "Biology and Adult Cognition" (Frank Farley); "Technology and Adult Cognition" (Barbara Grabowski); "Enhancing Cognitive Skills" (Richard A. Block); "How We Solve Problems" (Charles E. Moon); and "From Research to Practice: The Practitioner's Perspective" (Joanne Erickson). The panel discussion focused on "Doing Research in Adult Learning." (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Students, Biology, Cognitive Processes, Educational Technology, Epistemology, High School Equivalency Programs, Postsecondary Education, Problem Solving, Research and Development, Research Methodology, Research Needs, Theory Practice Relationship
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, MI.
Authoring Institution: Montana State Univ., Bozeman. Center for Adult Learning Research.
Note: Selected papers presented at the meeting of a summer Institute on Adult Cognition (Bozeman, Montana, 1987).