Adults as Learners: Increasing Participation and Facilitating Learning by K. Patricia CrossAdults as Learners: Increasing Participation and Facilitating Learning by K. Patricia Cross

Adults as Learners: Increasing Participation and Facilitating Learning

byK. Patricia Cross

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A superb, substantive book and one that should cause us to think about the learning society and how we are going to plan for it now and in the future.
--Adult Learning
K. PATRICIA CROSS is David Pierpont Gardner Professor of Higher Education at the University of California Berkeley.
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Title:Adults as Learners: Increasing Participation and Facilitating LearningFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 9.11 × 6.06 × 0.84 inPublisher:Wiley

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ISBN - 10:1555424457

ISBN - 13:9781555424459

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Table of Contents

1. Growth of the Learning Society
2. Issues in Recruiting Adult Learners
3. Who Participates in Adult Learning
4. Why Adults Participate--and Why Not
5. Toward a Model of Adult Motivation for Learning
6. Implications for Increasing Participation
7. Patterns of Adult Learning and Development
8. How and What Adults Learn--and Want to Learn
9. Facilitating Learning

From Our Editors

Who participates in adult learning? What are their reasons for doing so? What do they learn or seek this Cross answers these key questions as she synthesizes the research and theory concerning adult learners and analyzes their potential impact on education institutions. "Cross has given us a superb, substantive book and one that should cause us to think about the learning society and how we are going to plan for it now and in the future".--Adult Learning

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"A superb, substantive book and one that should cause us to think about the learning society and how we are going to plan for it now and in the future."