Empowerment through Experiential Learning : Explorations of Good Practice

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780749406806
  • Publisher: Kogan Page, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 6/1/1992
  • Pages: 200
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.45 (h) x 0.98 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors 9
Foreword 11
Introduction 15
Sect. 1 Theories in practice 29
Ch. 1 Absorbing experiential learning 31
Ch. 2 Learner experience: a rich resource for learning 37
Ch. 3 Experiential learning: the Confucian model 50
Ch. 4 An exploration of levels of awareness and change processes in group encounter 56
Ch. 5 The politics of facilitation: balancing facilitator authority and learner autonomy 66
Ch. 6 Silent learning: experience as a way of knowledge 76
Sect. 2 Assessment and accreditation 83
Ch. 7 Linking personal learning and public recognition 85
Ch. 8 APEL for access to science and technology 94
Ch. 9 Women's informal learning in a neighbourhood setting 100
Ch. 10 Constraints upon portfolio development in the accreditation of prior learning 109
Ch. 11 Making experience count: facilitating the APEL process 118
Sect. 3 Integrating experiential learning 125
Ch. 12 Empowerment through experiential learning 127
Ch. 13 Cooperative inquiry into organizational culture: the Wrekin District Council experience 136
Ch. 14 Police probationer training: resistance to writing as an aid to reflection in experiential learning 148
Sect. 4 Learning to learn 153
Ch. 15 Adventure-based experiential learning 155
Ch. 16 In the midst of experience: developing a model to aid learners and facilitators 163
Ch. 17 Reflection and empowerment in the professional development of adult educators 170
Ch. 18 Internal processors in experiential learning 178
Ch. 19 Creative capability and experiential learning 187
Ch. 20 Suggestopedia: a way of learning for the 21st century 197
Sect. 5 Principles into practice 209
Ch. 21 Learning contracts: how they can be used in work-based learning 211
Ch. 22 Learning experiences for professional reality and responsibility 222
Ch. 23 An experiential learning approach to developing clinical reasoning skills 233
Ch. 24 Task and reflection in learning to learn 239
Ch. 25 Encouraging experiential learning: lessons from the 16-18 curriculum enrichment programme 247
Index 257
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