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The adult learner : the definitive classic in adult education and human resource development
Malcolm S. Knowles, Elwood F. Holton III, Richard A. Swanson.
D.H. Hill Library Call Number
  Stacks (5th floor) LC5225 .L42 K56 2011 (Browse Shelf) Available
Other Authors
  • ISBN: 9781856178112
  • ISBN: 1856178110
  • OCLC Number: 666246345
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 345-389) and indexes.
Table of Contents

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.