1 volume : illustrations
Third edition published 2007.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
PART I: ADULT LEARNING IN CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY
Chapter 1: The Social Context of Adult Learning
Chapter 2: Adult Learning and Technology
Chapter 3: Learning Environments and Learning Concepts
Chapter 4: Adult Learners: Who Participates and Why
PART II: ADULT LEARNING THEORY
Chapter 5: Knowles's Andragogy and McClusky's Theory of Margin
Chapter 6: Self-Directed Learning
Chapter 7: Transformative Learning
Chapter 8: Experience and Learning
PART III: NEWER APPROACHES TO ADULT LEARNING
Chapter 9: Embodied, Spiritual, and Narrative Learning
Chapter 10: Learning and Knowing: Eastern and Indigenous Perspectives
Chapter 11: Critical Theory, Postmodern, and Feminst Perspectives
PART IV: LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT
Chapter 12: Adult Development
Chapter 13: Cognitive Development in Adulthood
Chapter 14: Intelligence and Aging
Chapter 15: Brain, Memory, and Cognition
Chapter 16: Reflections on Learning in Adulthood
Ever since the first edition of 'Learning in Adulthood' was published, it's been regarded as one of the most authoritative texts in the field of adult learning. This edition continues to provide readers with valuable insights and fresh perspectives on this topic. Incorporating both foundational and new research, the authors explain various ways in which learning may occur during adultood. They also observe the field through numerous sociocultural lenses, helping readers better understand how adult learning relates to such ideas as postmodernism, feminist theory, and more. This lends the material an essential degree of context in today's world. This edition of 'Learning in Adulthood' offers value to those just entering the field, as well as seasoned professionals. New readers benefit from a comprehensive overview of adult learning. Experienced professionals benefit from learning about the latest research and developments. Whether you're an educator, administrator, or student, 'Learning in Adulthood: A Comprehensive Guide, Fourth Edition', remains an invaluable resource.
Baumgartner, Lisa, 1964- author.