The adult learner a neglected species by Malcolm Shepherd Knowles

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Published by Gulf Pub. Co in Houston .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Adult education.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 250-275).

Book details

StatementMalcolm Knowles.
SeriesBuilding blocks of human potential, Building blocks of human potential series.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLC5215 .K59 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 293 p. :
Number of Pages293
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2219992M
ISBN 100872010740
LC Control Number89048697

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It was written for other academics. This book is worthy of two stars - it was okay - only because I was able to learn a few things that could help me in my classrooms for corporate training. A handful of chapters in the middle of the book and a couple at the end had the most relevant and 4/5.

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An adult learner or, more commonly, a mature student, is a person who is older and is involved in forms of learners fall in a specific criteria of being experienced, and do not always have a high school diploma. Many of the adult learners go back to school to finish a degree, or earn a new one.

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It also provides broad coverage of the psychology of the adult learner and general strategies of teaching and instruction that are consistent with that psychological information. It is now six years since the first edition of this text was published.

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Knowles’, Holton’s, and Swanson’s The Adult Learner serves as a comprehensive overview of the field of adult education.

Andragogy, in contrast to pedagogy, is a field that focuses on adult learning and everything that ensues. It is “any intentional and professionally guided activity that aims at a change in adult persons” (Location ).

The Adult Learner (6th ed.) by Malcolm S Knowles. Digital Rights Management (DRM) The publisher has supplied this book in encrypted form, which means that you need to install free software in order to unlock and read it. Adult learners are a diverse group – typically age 25 and older – with a wide range of educational and cultural backgrounds, adult responsibilities and job experiences.

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Knowles argued that there are core characteristics of an adult learner that differ from those of a child. Knowles did most of his work on adult learning theory in the s but much of it remains relevant today.

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