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Psychology and Adult Learning / Edition 3

Psychology and Adult Learning / Edition 3

by Mark Tennant
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415373344

ISBN-13: 9780415373340

Pub. Date: 11/10/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This is the third edition of Mark Tennant's popular and highly regarded text, which examines the role of psychology in informing adult education practice. It explores the seminal transitions of key psychological theories, and discusses issues and problems in applying them to an understanding of adult learning and development. This new edition is thoroughly revised

Overview

This is the third edition of Mark Tennant's popular and highly regarded text, which examines the role of psychology in informing adult education practice. It explores the seminal transitions of key psychological theories, and discusses issues and problems in applying them to an understanding of adult learning and development. This new edition is thoroughly revised and updated in light of the impact of changes to the structure of society, globalization of education, technology, and the impact of changes to the structure of society, globalization of education, technology, and the impact of postmodernism on psychology. It examines the formation of identities, and places increased emphasis on what it means to be a lifelong learner. Considering adult learning in a variety of contexts, topics covered include: Humanistic psychology Self Directed learners The formation of identities Development of intelligence Critical awareness Psychology and Adult Learning is essential reading for those who seek a critical account of psychological theories that inform contemporary adult education and practice .

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415373340
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/10/2005
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.50(d)

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