Learning to Teach Adults: An Introduction by Nicholas CorderLearning to Teach Adults: An Introduction by Nicholas Corder

Learning to Teach Adults: An Introduction

byNicholas CorderEditorNicholas Corder

Paperback | December 26, 2007

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Learning to Teach Adultsis an indispensable guide for anyone who teaches, or is planning to teach adults. This comprehensive yet light-hearted book gives sensible advice on the business of teaching and training, and is relevant for any subject taught, be it archery or zoology. Writing with passion and humour, the author provides helpful tips, ideas and practical examples throughout.


Topics include:

  • adult learners and learning styles;
  • teaching methods and techniques;
  • course and lesson planning;
  • student motivation and participation;
  • dealing with awkward situations.

Fully updated the new edition includes vital new sections on assessment, teaching students with learning difficulties and the impact of new technologies on teaching and learning. This engaging and accessible book is essential reading for anyone teaching adults for the first time. It is also a useful reminder of good practice for experienced teachers and trainers and a helpful refresher for anyone returning to teaching after a career break.

Nicholas Corderis a former trainer of FE tutors at Buckinghamshire LEA, and latterly Warwick and Oxford Brookes Universities.
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Title:Learning to Teach Adults: An IntroductionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 9.1 × 6.1 × 0.6 inPublished:December 26, 2007Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415423635

ISBN - 13:9780415423632

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Table of Contents

1. Adults as Learners  2. What is Learning?  3. Learning in Groups  4. Teaching and Learning Methods  5. Resources for Teaching and Learning  6. Assessment and Evaluation  7. Planning  8. A Professional Approach  9. The First Session and some Traps to Avoid  10. Over to You