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Author Fogarty, Robin.

Title The adult learner : some things we know / Robin J. Fogarty, Brian M. Pete
Published Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin : SAGE, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (v, 101 pages)
Series In a nutshell series
In a nutshell series.
Contents Cover -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Preface -- Introduction -- Chapter 1 -- Some Things We Know about Adult Learners -- Telltale Comments -- Things We Know -- Adult Learning: The Research Base -- Five Assumptions about Adult Learners -- Supporting Assumptions about Adult Learners -- Krupp�s Work on Adult Learners -- Thirty Things We Know for Sure -- Chapter 2 -- Some Things We Know about Change -- This Horse is Not Dead -- The Change Game -- Who Moved My Cheese? -- Group Process-Roles People Play -- The Three-Tiered Change Process
Chapter 3 -- Some Things We Know about Professional DevelopmentEvolution of Professional Development Models -- Learning Organizations -- Best Practices in Professional Development -- The Training Model -- Chapter 4 -- Conclusion -- Concerns Based Adoption Model -- Situational Dispositions for Transfer -- Appendix: Discussion of Statements in Figure 1.1 -- Bibliography
Summary Discover strategies that work with the adult learner! Based on the authors' 20 years of combined experience, this illuminating text examines the challenge of teaching adults and reveals what really works when leading professional development training for educators. Ideal for new and aspiring staff developers, this resource presents research-based adult learner theory and reviews assumptions about adult learners, principles that guide adult learning practices, and adult responses to change. The authors discuss all aspects of adult training, including: Roles people play in group processesThe t
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Adult education.
Adult learning.
Learning strategies.
Adult education.
Adult learning.
EDUCATION -- Adult & Continuing Education.
EDUCATION -- Non-Formal Education.
Learning strategies.
Form Electronic book
Author Pete, Brian M.
ISBN 1483361055