As major gurus on grownup schooling and coaching, Elwood Holton and Richard Swanson have revised Malcolm Knowles' exemplary paintings on grownup studying. whereas conserving the easiest from the previous versions, they comprise the most recent advancements in grownup studying idea and perform into this significant revision.
This new publication is split into 3 elements. 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 up-to-date views on andragogy
*The software of andragogy in human source
*New developments in knowing grownup studying
*Practical purposes of grownup studying concept
The new chapters comprise advancements from contemporary learn in grownup studying, human source improvement, cognitive psychology, grownup improvement, and academic psychology. The final a part of the e-book includes an up to date collection of topical readings that develop the speculation and perform of grownup learning.
This re-creation is a perfect introductory ebook for grownup studying practitioners and students.
The overdue Malcolm Knowles' cornerstone paintings on grownup studying conception and practices is up-to-date with the most recent advances within the box. during this new version, Elwood Holton and Richard Swanson construct upon Knowles' starting place to provide:
* the most recent views on grownup studying and its program in grownup schooling and human source improvement.
* New advancements in knowing grownup studying (andragogy in practice)
* tools for constructing powerful grownup studying programs
* the fundamentals of studying theories
* Why and the way educating adults is distinction from instructing children
* A self-diagnostic instrument (ready to photcopy) to figure out your ability point as a coach