Jump-Start the Adult Learner: How to Engage and Motivate Adults Using Brain-Compatible Strategies

Jump-Start the Adult Learner: How to Engage and Motivate Adults Using Brain-Compatible Strategies

by Laurie Ellen Materna
     
 

"Overall this text is a very interesting read with significant applicability to both advisors and faculty. The creative advisor will have no problem synthesizing Materna's ideas and theories of brain-compatible learning strategies into daily interactions with students and faculty." —Jennifer Varney, Hesser College

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"Overall this text is a very interesting read with significant applicability to both advisors and faculty. The creative advisor will have no problem synthesizing Materna's ideas and theories of brain-compatible learning strategies into daily interactions with students and faculty." —Jennifer Varney, Hesser College

Use these interactive strategies to help adults become more self-directed in their learning, improve their ability to comprehend and apply complex information, and unleash their creative potential.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412952934
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
05/01/2007
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Part 1: Brain 101
1. How the Brain Learns
2. Promotion of Learning
Part 2: The Resourceful Learning State
3. Learning Styles and Multiple Intelligence
4. Resourceful Learning State
Part 3: Active Learning Strategies
5. Key Metacognitive Learning Strategies
6. Blending Taxonomies to Bring the Learning Process Full Cycle
References
Index

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