The adult learner : the definitive classic in adult education and human resource development / Malcolm S. Knowles, Elwood F. Holton III, Richard A. Swanson.
Contributor(s): Holton, Elwood F., | Swanson, Richard A.,Call number: LC5225.L42 K56 2012 Material type: TextPublisher: London ; New York, N.Y. : Routledge, 2012Edition: 7th ed.Description: xii, 389, 13 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781856178112 ; 1856178110Subject(s): Adult learning | Adult education | Training
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 345-389) and indexes.
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 -- A theory of effective computer-based instruction for adults -- International research foundation for andragogy and the implications for the practice of education with adults -- Andragogy : history, meaning, context, function.
How do you tailor education to the learning needs of adults? Do they learn differently from children? How does their life experience inform their learning processes? These were the questions at the heart of Malcolm Knowles' pioneering theory of andragogy which transformed education theory in the 1970s.