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Author Merriam, Sharan B.

Title Adult learning : linking theory and practice / Sharan B. Merriam and Laura L. Bierema.

Publication Info. San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, [2014]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition First edition.
Description 1 online resource (323 pages) : illustrations (some color)
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Summary "Solidly grounded in theory and research, but concise and practice-oriented, Adult Learning: Linking Theory and Practice is perfect for graduate students and practitioners alike. The expert authors have infused each chapter with teaching and instructional applications as well as personal relevance for the reader. The contents covers: Adult Learning in Today's World--globalization; technology; social networking; formal, non-formal, and informal learning The Culture and Context in Adult Learning The Foundations of Learning Theory--behaviorism, cognitive psychology, social constructivism, situated cognition Andragogy Self-directed Learning Transformative Learning The Body and Spirit in Learning Experience and Learning Motivation and Learning The Brain and Mind, including neuroscience Intelligence--practical and emotional intelligence, learning and cognitive styles Critical Thinking and Critical Perspectives "-- Provided by publisher.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Adult education.
Adult education -- Research.
Education and globalization.
Activity programs in education.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Bierema, Laura L. (Laura Lee), 1964-
Other Form: Print version: Merriam, Sharan B. Adult learning : linking theory and practice. San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, [2014] xviii, 302 pages 9781118130575 (DLC) 2013025024
ISBN 9781118130575 (hardback)
9781118419106 (e-book)

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