Applying Cognitive Learning Theory to Adult Learning: New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education / Edition 1

Applying Cognitive Learning Theory to Adult Learning: New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education / Edition 1

by Daniele D. Flannery
     
 

ISBN-10: 1555427162

ISBN-13: 9781555427160

Pub. Date: 11/23/1993

Publisher: Wiley

While much is written about adult learning, basic tenets of cognitive theory are ften taken for granted. The purpose of this volume of New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education is to present an understanding of basic cognitive theory and to apply this understanding to the teaching-learning exchange. It is the premise of this volume that understanding adults

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Overview

While much is written about adult learning, basic tenets of cognitive theory are ften taken for granted. The purpose of this volume of New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education is to present an understanding of basic cognitive theory and to apply this understanding to the teaching-learning exchange. It is the premise of this volume that understanding adults' cognitive learning strategies is essential to facilitating successful learning. This the 59th issue of New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555427160
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/23/1993
Series:
J-B ACE Single Issue Adult & Continuing Education Series, #15
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.26(d)

Table of Contents

Editor's Notes1
1What Are Perceptual Modalities and How Do They Contribute to Learning?5
2Global and Analytical Ways of Processing Information15
3The Influence of Affective Processing in Education and Training25
4Memory Is Not Only About Storage35
5Review and Critique of Available Learning-Style Instruments for Adults47
6What Instructors Need to Know About Learning How to Learn59
7Cognitive Apprenticeship Approach to Helping Adults Learn69
8A Thematic Summary and Future Directions for Understanding Adults as Learners79
Index83

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