Designing Instruction for Adult Learners / Edition 2

Designing Instruction for Adult Learners / Edition 2

by Gary J. Dean
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1575242052

ISBN-13: 9781575242057

Pub. Date: 01/28/2002

Publisher: Krieger Publishing Company

Dean (adult and community education, Indiana U. of Pennsylvania) presents the second edition of this text for teachers of adult learners. Coverage includes gathering information about oneself as an adult educator, and about content, learners, and learning contexts; developing content knowledge; conducting needs assessments of adult learners; developing an

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Dean (adult and community education, Indiana U. of Pennsylvania) presents the second edition of this text for teachers of adult learners. Coverage includes gathering information about oneself as an adult educator, and about content, learners, and learning contexts; developing content knowledge; conducting needs assessments of adult learners; developing an instructional design; and evaluating the instructional plan before, during and after its implementation. Dean's ideas can be applied to a wide variety of settings, topics, learners, and adult educators. The second edition includes changes to the text to improve clarity, and revision and updating of exhibits, figures, activities, and references. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781575242057
Publisher:
Krieger Publishing Company
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Series:
Professional Practices in Adult Education and Human Resource Development Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
135
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Editionix
Acknowledgmentsxv
The Authorxvii
1.An Adult Education Model for Instructional Design1
2.Assessing and Developing Your Skills9
3.Developing Content Knowledge21
4.Learner Needs and Characteristics29
5.Learner Needs Assessment Strategies37
6.Understanding the Learning Contexts61
7.Developing Goals and Objectives73
8.Developing Learning Activities89
9.Evaluating Learners105
10.Evaluating the Instructional Plan121
References129
Index133

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