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A Guide to Planning & Implementing Instruction for Adults: A Theme-Based Approach / Edition 1
     

A Guide to Planning & Implementing Instruction for Adults: A Theme-Based Approach / Edition 1

by John M. Dirkx, Suzanne M. Prenger, Suzanne Prenger
 

ISBN-10: 0787908371

ISBN-13: 9780787908379

Pub. Date: 04/23/1997

Publisher: Wiley

Adults learn more easily when classroom material is connected to their life experiences. This indispensable how to do it guide shows instructors and trainers in all areas of adult education how to customize course content to the needs and previous knowledge of their students. While sophisticated enough for experienced teachers, the book is an excellent resource for

Overview

Adults learn more easily when classroom material is connected to their life experiences. This indispensable how to do it guide shows instructors and trainers in all areas of adult education how to customize course content to the needs and previous knowledge of their students. While sophisticated enough for experienced teachers, the book is an excellent resource for instructors and trainers who may have little or no classroom experience. The manual is especially suited to instructors of adult basic education, literacy education, English as a second language, and workplace basic education.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787908379
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/23/1997
Series:
The Jossey-Bass Higher and Adult Education Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 11.12(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

Using Integrated, Theme-Based Instruction with Adults.

Understanding Contextual Learning in Educating Adults.

Defining the Teacher's Role in Thematic Instruction.

Identifying, Selecting, and Planning Theme Units.

Sample Theme Units.

Instructional Strategies.

Assessing ITB Instruction.

Successfully implementing ITB Instruction: Challenges and Opportunities.

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