The Resource The adult learner : the definitive classic in adult education and human resource development, Malcolm S. Knowles, Elwood F. Holton III, Richard A. Swanson

The adult learner : the definitive classic in adult education and human resource development, Malcolm S. Knowles, Elwood F. Holton III, Richard A. Swanson

Label
The adult learner : the definitive classic in adult education and human resource development
Title
The adult learner
Title remainder
the definitive classic in adult education and human resource development
Statement of responsibility
Malcolm S. Knowles, Elwood F. Holton III, Richard A. Swanson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This much acclaimed text has been fully updated to incorporate the latest advances in the field. As leading authorities on adult education and training, Elwood Holton and Dick Swanson have revised this edition building on the work of the late Malcolm Knowles. Keeping to the practical format of the last edition, this book is divided into three parts. The first part contains the classic chapters that describe the roots and principles of andragogy, including a new chapter, which presents Knowles? program planning model. The second part focuses on the advancements in adult learning with each chapter fully revised updated, incorporating a major expansion of Androgogy in Practice. The last part of the book will contain an updated selection of topical readings that advance the theory and will include the HRD style inventory developed by Dr. Knowles. This new edition is essential reading for adult learning practitioners and students and HRD professionals. It provides a theoretical framework for understanding the adult learning issues both in the teaching and workplace environments"--Resource description page
Cataloging source
UMI
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
LC5225.L42
LC item number
K56 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The adult learner : the definitive classic in adult education and human resource development, Malcolm S. Knowles, Elwood F. Holton III, Richard A. Swanson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-360) and indexes
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction -- Part 1. The roots of andragogy: 2. Exploring the world of learning theory ; 3. Theories of learning ; 4. A theory of adult learning: Andragogy ; 5. Theories of teaching ; 6. An andragogical process model for learning -- Part 2. Advancements in adult learning: 7. Andragogy in practice ; 8. Adult learning within human resource development ; 9. New perspectives on andragogy ; 10. Beyond andragogy ; 11. The Future of andragogy -- Part 3. Practice in adult learning 12. Whole-part-whole learning model ; 13. From teacher to facilitator of learning ; 14. Making things happen by releasing the energy of others ; 15. Some guidelines for the use of learning contracts ; 16. Core competency diagnostic and planning guide ; 17. Personal adult learning style inventory ; 18. Training delivery problems and solutions ; 19. A model for developing employee work effectiveness in new roles and environments
Control code
ocn659793365
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
6th ed
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 378 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780080481913
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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cl0500000074
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b22159538
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)659793365
  • pebco0080481914

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