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Learning and teaching in adult education; contemporary theories.


Learning and teaching in adult education; contemporary theories.

PA[currency]tzold, Henning.

Barbara Budrich Publishers

130 pages


Study guides in adult education


For students going into the field of adult education, PA[currency]tzold (education, U. of Kiblenz-Landau-Koblenz, Germany) surveys the major theories in the discipline, emphasizing how teaching adults is different than teaching children. He also explores how concepts of adult learning can be used to address didactic challenges. His topics include learning triangles and beyond, relational perspectives on learning, comprehensive approaches, reflections on learning, and cornerstones of didactic theory. Distributed in the US by ISBS. (A[c] Book News, Inc., Portland, OR)

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Date:Jun 1, 2012
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