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Adult Learning and Development [NOOK Book]

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Adult education occurs whenever individuals engage in sustained, systematic learning in order to affect changes in their attitudes, knowledge, skills, or belief systems. Learning, instruction, and developmental processes are the primary foci of educationa
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Adult Learning and Development

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Overview

Adult education occurs whenever individuals engage in sustained, systematic learning in order to affect changes in their attitudes, knowledge, skills, or belief systems. Learning, instruction, and developmental processes are the primary foci of educationa
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781410603418
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/1/1998
  • Series: Educational Psychology Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 296
  • File size: 953 KB

Table of Contents

Contents: M. Pressley, Foreword. Preface. Part I:Introduction. M.C. Smith, T. Pourchot, What Does Educational Psychology Know About Adult Learning and Development? Part II:Theoretical Perspectives. N. Granott, We Learn, Therefore We Develop: Learning Versus Development--or Developing Learning? J. Pascual-Leone, R.R. Irwin, Abstraction, the Will, the Self, and Modes of Learning in Adulthood. C.J. Bonk, K.A. Kim, Extending Sociocultural Theory to Adult Learning. G. Schraw, On the Development of Adult Metacognition. Part III:Knowing, Learning, and Problem-Solving in Adulthood. B. Torff, R.J. Sternberg, Changing Mind, Changing World: Practical Intelligence and Tacit Knowledge in Adult Learning. M. Schommer, The Role of Adults' Beliefs About Knowledge in School, Work, and Everyday Life. P.L. Ackerman, Adult Intelligence: Sketch of a Theory and Applications to Learning and Education. R.N. Carney, J.R. Levin, Mnemonic Strategies for Adult Learners. Part IV:Adult Educational Psychology. B.J.F. Meyer, A.P. Talbot, Adult Age Differences in Reading and Remembering Text and Using This Information to Make Decisions in Everyday Life. M.C. Smith, The Educational Psychology of Reading in Adulthood. C.T. Coyle, R.D. Enright, Forgiveness Education With Adult Learners. L. Shumow, Contributions of Parent Education to Adult Development. Part V:Conclusion. M.C. Smith, T. Pourchot, Toward an Adult Educational Psychology. Author Index. Subject Index.
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