Jump-Start the Adult Learner: How to Engage and Motivate Adults Using Brain-Compatible Strategies / Edition 1

Jump-Start the Adult Learner: How to Engage and Motivate Adults Using Brain-Compatible Strategies / Edition 1

by Laurie E. Materna
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ISBN-10:
1412952948
ISBN-13:
9781412952941
Pub. Date:
06/28/2007
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
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Jump-Start the Adult Learner: How to Engage and Motivate Adults Using Brain-Compatible Strategies / Edition 1

"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: 9781412952941
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 06/28/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 232
Sales rank: 743,802
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (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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Jump-Start the Adult Learner: How to Engage and Motivate Adults Using Brain-Compatible Strategies 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Author bases most of her conclusions and recommendations on controversial theories of Gardner and others that have been pretty much debunked by now.