As prime specialists on grownup schooling and coaching, Elwood Holton and Richard Swanson have revised Malcolm Knowles' exemplary paintings on grownup studying. whereas holding the simplest from the previous variations, they include the most recent advancements in grownup studying conception and perform into this significant revision.
This new booklet is split into 3 components. the 1st half includes the vintage chapters that describe the roots and ideas of andragogy. the second one half includes 4 new chapters that examine:
*The most recent views on andragogy
*The software of andragogy in human source
*New developments in figuring out grownup studying
*Practical purposes of grownup studying conception
The new chapters include advancements from fresh study in grownup studying, human source improvement, cognitive psychology, grownup improvement, and academic psychology. The final a part of the e-book comprises an up-to-date choice of topical readings that boost the speculation and perform of grownup learning.
This re-creation is a perfect introductory publication for grownup studying practitioners and students.
The past due Malcolm Knowles' cornerstone paintings on grownup studying thought and practices is up-to-date with the newest advances within the box. during this new version, Elwood Holton and Richard Swanson construct upon Knowles' beginning to provide:
* the newest views on grownup studying and its program in grownup schooling and human source improvement.
* New advancements in realizing grownup studying (andragogy in practice)
* equipment for constructing powerful grownup studying programs
* the fundamentals of studying theories
* Why and the way instructing adults is distinction from educating children
* A self-diagnostic device (ready to photcopy) to figure out your ability point as a coach