A Feast of Learning

International Perspectives on Adult Learning and Change

by Hiemstra, Roger; Carré, Philippe

This book provides perspectives from authors in six countries (Canada, Colombia, Germany, France, UK, USA) pertaining to adult learning in the 21st Century. This book grew out of an exciting International Conference on Adult Learning (ICAL) held in Paris, May 27-29, 2012._x000D_ _x000D_ Imagine “listening in” as these international scholars, representing expertise in various areas related to adult education, focus their collective attention to the topic of adult learning. Their task is to concentrate their research and intellectual acumen on where adult learning is heading in the 21st Century and to bring together their varied areas of expertise to expand the field of adult education’s knowledge base. This book provides more than a record of their papers and meetings. Instead, each author has revised their paper with symposium feedback to help capture the discussion, synergy and growing knowledge base we envision together. Now you can read how these leading scholars understand adult learning in light on their collective work._x000D_ _x000D_ Areas of focus include_x000D_ _x000D_ • Heuristics of Adult Learning_x000D_ • Facilitating Self Directed Learning_x000D_ • Individuals and the Learning Process_x000D_ • Executives’ Self-Development_x000D_ • Distance Learning_x000D_ • Science Self Directed Learning for All_x000D_ • Entertainment-Education Communication Strategy_x000D_ • Positive Deviance to Transform Education_x000D_ • Learning Through the Life Course_x000D_ _x000D_ This book will benefit teachers, researchers, administrators, and students in the field of adult education, learning, and practice. The synergistic result of bringing together nine scholars results in many new practical applications, research streams, scholarship, and practice suggestions.
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Bibliographic Information
  • Pub date: August 2013
  • English
  • 9781623963736
  • US
  • Paperback
  • Primary Price: 45.99 USD
  • Pages: 208
  • Information Age Publishing
  • Publish State: Published
  • Dimensions: 6.125 X 9.25
  • Series: Adult Education Special Topics: Theory, Research and Practice in LifeLong Learning