Mentor: Guiding the Journey of Adult Learners / Edition 1by Laurent A. Daloz
Pub. Date: 08/20/1999
"This is a wonderful book, deservedly a classic. Daloz has written an evocative analysis of the promises, joys, problems, and contradictions Andemic to mentoring. Packed with recognizable and truthful vignettes, the book is full of helpful advice grounded in a lifetime's experience."—Stephen D. Brookfield, Distinguished Professor, University of St. Thomas… See more details below
"This is a wonderful book, deservedly a classic. Daloz has written an evocative analysis of the promises, joys, problems, and contradictions Andemic to mentoring. Packed with recognizable and truthful vignettes, the book is full of helpful advice grounded in a lifetime's experience."—Stephen D. Brookfield, Distinguished Professor, University of St. Thomas "Nowhere else are learning, development, and mentoring so vividly and engagingly written about than in Daloz's book.... Already a classic in the field, this second edition updates us all on the awesome power and responsibility inherent in the mentor's role."—Sharan B. Merriam, professor, Department of Adult Education, University of Georgia "Essential reading.... This book will help more of us grow into one of the most life-giving relationships we can have with another person, one that will bring deep fulfillment to our own souls. Daloz has given a great gift to all who teach and learn."—Parker J. Palmer, author of The Courage to Teach"Daloz's stories help us imagine building the kinds of student-mentor relationships that enable students to cultivate strong, articulate voices, claim the powers of mind, and become more deeply connected citizens of the world."—Mary Field Belenky, coauthor of Women's Ways of Knowing and author of A Tradition That Has No Name "This wonderful classic has developed and matured, offering educators across all contexts new insights into how the challenging relationship between teacher and learner can become a source of growth for both partners in the journey."—M. Carolyn Clark, associate professor of adult education, Texas A&M University Revised and updated from the award-winning classic, Effective Teaching and Mentoring, this second edition is a practical, engaging exploration of mentoring and its power to transform learning. Filled with inspiring vignettes, Mentor shows how anyone who teaches can become a successful mentor to students.
Table of Contents
ADULT LEARNING AS DEVELOPMENT.
First Shards: The Search for Meaning as a Motive for Learning.
Mentors, Myths, and Metamorphosis: Education as a Transformational Journey.
Maps of Transformation: How Adults Change and Develop.
LEARNING AS A TRANSFORMATIVE JOURNEY.
The Deep and Savage Way: The Unsettling First Steps of an Educational Journey.
The Dynamic of Transformation: How Learning Changes the Learner.
Returning Home: Helping Adults Integrate New Insights.
FOSTERING ADULT LEARNING.
The Ecology of Adult Learning: Barriers and Incentives to Learning and Growth.
The Yoda Factor: Guiding Adults Through Difficult Transitions.
The Art of the Mentor: Limits and Possibilities.
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