Radicalizing Learning: Adult Education for a Just World / Edition 1

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Overview

From acclaimed teaching experts Brookfield and Holst, this book offers a comprehensive overview of the practices and ideas that combine to create an understanding and facilitation of adult learning. It includes information on what adult learning is and how it can best be facilitated. Written from the perspective of the central roots of adult education (as a movement that helps adults learn what it means to participate fully in a genuine political and economic democracy) the book explores the areas of adult learning, training, teaching, facilitation, program development, and research.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780787998257
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/19/2010
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 704,065
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface

About the Authors

1 Conceptualizing Adult Learning and Education 1

2 Understanding Adult Learning 23

3 Understanding Adult Development 43

4 Learning in the Context of Training 64

5 Planning Educational Programs: Principles, Goals, and Evaluation 86

6 Teaching Adults 107

7 Globalization and Adult Learning 129

8 Aesthetic Dimensions of Learning 145

9 Researching Learning 171

10 Adult Learning in a Diverse World 190

Epilogue 217

References 222

Name Index 241

Subject Index 246

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