ERIC Number: ED371168
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Culture and Processes of Adult Learning: A Reader. Learning through Life 1.
Thorpe, Mary, Ed.; And Others
This book on the culture and processes of adult learning contains 16 papers organized into sections on power, purpose, and outcomes; adulthood and learning; and learners' experience and facilitating learning. The following papers are included: "'Really Useful Knowledge', 1790-1850" (Johnson); "Feminist Challenges to Curriculum Design" (Parsons); "Competency and the Pedagogy of Labour" (Field); "Chile, Santiago: Breaking the Culture of Silence" (Archer, Costello); "Unpaid Work in the Home and Accreditation" (Butler); "Education for Adults" (Squires); "Is There Any Way out of the Andragogy Morass?" (Davenport); "Adult Development" (Tennant); "The Process of Experiential Learning" (Kolb); "Access: Towards Education or Miseducation? Adults Imagine the Future" (Weil); "Black Students in Higher Education" (Rosen); "Teaching Learning: Redefining the Teacher's Role" (Gremmo, Abe); "Developing Learning Skills in Vocational Learning" (Downs); "The Interpersonal Relationship in the Facilitation of Learning" (Rogers); "The Utilization of Learning Objectives--A Behavioural Approach" (Curzon); and "What Is Skill and How Is It Acquired?" (Sloboda). Many papers contain substantial bibliographies. Also included are 25 tables/figures. (MN)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Development, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Andragogy, Behavioral Objectives, Blacks, Certification, Competence, Credits, Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives, Educational Practices, Experiential Learning, Foreign Countries, Homemakers, Interpersonal Relationship, Learning Processes, Outcomes of Education, Skill Development, Teacher Role, Teaching Methods, Vocational Education, Womens Education
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Chile; United Kingdom