ERIC Number: ED422469
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Adult Learning Methods: A Guide for Effective Instruction. Second Edition.
Galbraith, Michael W., Ed.
This book contains 21 papers devoted to understanding and facilitating adult learning. After "Foreword to the Second Edition" (Malcolm S. Knowles) and other introductory materials, the papers are: "Becoming an Effective Teacher of Adults" (Michael W. Galbraith); "Understanding Adult Learners" (Huey B. Long); "Identifying Your Philosophical Orientation" (Lorraine M. Zinn); "Identifying Your Teaching Style" (Gary J. Conti); "Strategies to Enhance Adult Motivation to Learn" (Raymond J. Wlodkowski); "Ethical Reasoning in Teaching Adults" (Daniel D. Pratt); "Guidelines for Selecting Methods and Techniques" (Gary J. Conti, Rita C. Kolody); "Lecture" (Shirley J. Farrah); "Discussion" (Stephen D. Brookfield); "Questioning Techniques" (Ray E. Sanders); "Case Study" (Victoria J. Marsick);"Nominal Group Technique" (Lloyd J. Korhonen); "Demonstration and Simulation" (Jerry W. Gilley); "Forum, Panel, and Symposium" (Burton R. Sisco); "Learning Contracts" (Judith M. O'Donnell, Rosemary S. Caffarella); "Case Story" (Patricia Maslin-Ostrowski, Richard H. Ackerman); "Critical Thinking Techniques" (Stephen D. Brookfield); "Internship" (Susan B. Premont); "Mentorship" (Laurent A. Parks Daloz); "Information Access Techniques" (Donna L. Whitson, Donna D. Amstutz); and "Distance Learning Techniques" (Barbara A. White, Cathy Bridwell). (MN)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Learning, Adult Students, Case Studies, Classroom Techniques, Conferences, Critical Thinking, Demonstrations (Educational), Discussion (Teaching Technique), Distance Education, Educational Attitudes, Educational Philosophy, Educational Strategies, Ethics, Information Utilization, Instructional Effectiveness, Instructional Materials, Internship Programs, Learning Motivation, Learning Processes, Lecture Method, Media Selection, Mentors, Motivation Techniques, Nominal Group Technique, Performance Contracts, Questioning Techniques, Simulation, Student Characteristics, Student Motivation, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Methods, Teaching Styles
Krieger Publishing Company, Krieger Drive, Malabar, FL 32950 ($49.50).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Foreword by Malcolm S. Knowles.