Adult Learner The Definitive Classic in Adult Education and Human Resource Development

ISBN-10: 0750678372

ISBN-13: 9780750678377

Edition: 6th 2005 (Revised)

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This much acclaimed text has been fully updated to incorporate the latest advances in the field. As leading authorities on adult education and training, Elwood Holton and Dick Swanson have revised this edition building on the work of the late Malcolm Knolwes. Keeping to the practical format of the last edition, this book is divided into three parts. The first part contains the classic chapters that describe the roots and principles of andragogy, including a new chapter, which presents Knowles program planning model. The second part focuses on the advancements in adult learning with each chapter fully revised updated, incorporating a major expansion of Androgogy in Practice. The last part of the book will contain an updated selection of topical readings that advance the theory and will include the HRD style inventory developed by Dr. Knowles. This new edition is essential reading for adult learning practitioners and students and HRD professionals. It provides a theoretical framework for understanding the adult learning issues both in the teaching and workplace environments.
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Book details

List price: $49.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 1/25/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 390
Size: 6.00" wide x 7.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Introduction
Exploring the world of learning theory
Theories of learning
A theory of adult learning : andragogy
Theories of teaching
An andragogical process model for learning
Andragogy in practice
Adult learning within human resource development
New perspectives on andragogy
Beyond andragogy
The future of andragogy
Whole-part-whole learning model
From teacher to facilitator of learning
Making things happen by releasing the energy of others
Some guidelines for the use of learning contracts
Core competency diagnostic and planning guide
Personal adult learning style inventory
Training delivery problems and solutions
A model for developing employee work effectiveness in new roles and environments
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