Adult Learner The Definitive Classic in Adult Education and Human Resource Development
Edition: 6th 2005 (Revised)
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Description: 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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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $49.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 1/25/2005
Size: 6.00" wide x 7.00" long x 0.75" tall
|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|
|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|