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Title Culture and processes of adult learning : a reader / edited by Mary Thorpe, Richard Edwards and Ann Hanson
Published London ; New York : Routledge in association with the Open University, 1993


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Description xiv, 283 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Learning through life ; 1
Learning through life ; 1
Contents Introduction / Mary Thorpe, Richard Edwards and Ann Hanson -- Pt. 1. Power, purpose and outcomes. 1. 'Really useful knowledge', 1790-1850 / Richard Johnson. 2. Feminist challenges to curriculum design / Susan F. Parsons. 3. Competency and the pedagogy of labour / John Field. 4. Chile, Santiago: breaking the culture of silence / David Archer and Patrick Costello. 5. Unpaid work in the home and accreditation / Linda Butler -- Pt. 2. Adulthood and learning. 6. Education for adults / Geoffrey Squires. 7. Is there any way out of the andragogy morass? / Joseph Davenport. 8. Adult development / Mark Tennant. 9. The process of experiential learning / David A. Kolb -- Pt. 3. Learners' experience and facilitating learning. 10. Access: towards education or miseducation? Adults imagine the future / Susan Warner Weil. 11. Black students in higher education / Verna Rosen. 12. Teaching learning: redefining the teacher's role / M-J. Gremmo and D. Abe
13. Developing learning skills in vocational learning / Sylvia Downs. 14. The interpersonal relationship in the facilitation of learning / Carl R. Rogers. 15. The utilization of learning objectives - a behavioural approach / L. B. Curzon. 16. What is skill and how is it acquired? / John Sloboda
Summary "Provides a variety of perspectives, drawing on sociology, psychology, adult education and applied research into how adults experience learning."
Analysis Adult education
Notes Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Adult education.
Adult learning -- Australia.
Adult learning.
Learning, Psychology of.
Motivation in adult education.
Author Edwards, Richard, 1956-
Hanson, Ann.
Thorpe, Mary.
Open University.
LC no. 93137665
ISBN 0415089816