An Update on Adult Learning Theory: New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education / Edition 1

An Update on Adult Learning Theory: New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education / Edition 1

by Sharan B. Merriam, S. Imel S.
     
 

ISBN-10: 1555426840

ISBN-13: 9781555426842

Pub. Date: 04/02/1993

Publisher: Wiley

This volume of New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education presents discussions of well-established theories and new perspectives on learning in adulthood. Knowles' andragogy, self-directed learning, Mezirow's perspective transformation, and several other models are assessed for their contribution to our understanding of adult learning. In addition, recent

Overview

This volume of New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education presents discussions of well-established theories and new perspectives on learning in adulthood. Knowles' andragogy, self-directed learning, Mezirow's perspective transformation, and several other models are assessed for their contribution to our understanding of adult learning. In addition, recent theoretical orientations, including consciousness and learning, situated cognition, critical theory, and feminist pedagogy, are discussed in terms of how each expands the knowlege base of adult learning. This is the 57th issue of New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education. For mre informatin abut this series, please see the Journals and Periodicals page.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555426842
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/02/1993
Series:
J-B ACE Single Issue Adult & Continuing Education Series, #12
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.29(d)

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