Learning in Adulthood: A Comprehensive Guide

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Wiley, Apr 30, 1991 - Education - 376 pages
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An essential volume in adult education.
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Bringing together the seminal works of Malcolm Knowles, K. Patricia Cross, J. Roby Kidd, and others--as well as the most recent adult learning theories and research--this book provides a comprehensive overview of all that is known about adult learning.

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I keep this book on my desk and refer it frequently. I like the summaries of the different learning theories and the critique of each theory. Read full review

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Contents

Social and Cultural Influences
5
Learning in Formal Settings
22
Learning as a SelfDirected Activity
41
Copyright

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About the author (1991)

SHARAN B. MERRIAM is professor of adult education at the University of Georgia.

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