The Oxford Handbook Of Lifelong Learning

Hardcover | March 25, 2011

EditorManuel London

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Amid fluctuations in today's job markets and economies, the importance of learning across the lifespan has become a point of emphasis for governments and employers throughout the world. The Oxford Handbook of Lifelong Learning is a comprehensive and interdisciplinary examination of the theory and practice of lifelong learning, encompassing perspectives from human resources development, adult learning, psychology, career and vocational learning, management and executive development,cultural anthropology, the humanities, and gerontology. Individual chapters address the most relevant topics on the subject, including:* continuous learning as it relates to technological, economic, and organizational changes* developmental theories and research, models of lifelong learning, and the neurological bases for learning across the lifespan* examples of learning programs, tools, and technologies, with a focus on corporate programs and business education* international perspectives on lifelong learning and learning across cultures* assessment of learning needs and outcomesThis comprehensive and forward-thinking handbook is an important resource - both personal and professional - for students, scholars, and for practitioners in the fields of training and development, human resource management, continuing education, instructional technology, professional development,and organizational psychology.

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Amid fluctuations in today's job markets and economies, the importance of learning across the lifespan has become a point of emphasis for governments and employers throughout the world. The Oxford Handbook of Lifelong Learning is a comprehensive and interdisciplinary examination of the theory and practice of lifelong learning, encompas...

Manuel London, Ph.D., is associate dean of the College of Business, professor of management, and director of the Center for Human Resource Management at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He previously taught at the University of Illinois at Champaign and was a researcher and human resource manager at ATandT. He received...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:560 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:March 25, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

PrefacePart One: Introduction1. Manuel London: Lifelong Learning: Introduction2. Paul Hager: Concepts and Definitions of Lifelong LearningPart Two: Developmental Theories and Research3. Ted Fleming: Models of Lifelong Learning: An Overview4. Richard P. Keeling, Jennifer Stevens Dickson, and Trey Avery: Biological Bases for Learning and Development across the Lifespan5. Richard Klimoski and Xiaoxiao Hu: Improving Self-Awareness and Self-Insight6. Angela M. Passarelli and David A. Kolb: The Learning Way-Learning from Experience as the Path to Lifelong Learning and Development7. Richard E. Boyatzis: Learning Life Skills of Emotional and Social Intelligence Competencies8. Sally Gabb, Howard Tinberg, and Ron Weisberger: Kegan's Theory of Development Applied to Community College Students9. Suzanne L. Velazquez: University Education: Leadership Development In and Outside the Classroom10. Robert Strom and Paris Strom: A Paradigm for Intergenerational LearningPart Three: Learning Programs, Tools and Technologies11. William J. Rothwell and Anita Pane Whiteford: Corporate Employee Training and Development Strategies12. Thomas Diamente: Leadership Development Programs that Work: Individual Transformation by Design13. Daniel C. Feldman and Thomas W. H. Ng: Participation in Continuing Education Programs: Antecedents, Consequences, and Implications14. Amy Avergun and Edward R. Del Gaizo: Professionals as Lifelong Learners15. Valerie I. Sessa, Ashely Finley, and Beyza Gulla: Creating Programs to Foster Student Engagement in Learning16. Joseph W. McDonnell: Business Education and the Liberal Arts: A Rhetorical Approach17. Lynn Gracin Collins and Sandra Hartog: Assessment Centers: A Blended Adult Development Strategy18. Susan Battley: 360-Degree Feedback and Executive Coaching19. Richard E. Mayer: E-Learning: New Opportunities and a View of the Future20. Gerrit Wolf: Learning Contexts and Contextual Learners: The Usage of Wireless TechnologyPart Four: International Perspectives21. Graham Millington: Influences of National Culture upon Continuous Learning: Implications for Learning Objectives and Performance Management22. David Raffe: Cross-national Differences in Education-Work Transitions23. Henrik Holt Larsen, Jette Schramm-Nielsen, and Inger Stensaker: Talent Development As an Alternative to Orthodox Career Thinking: The Scandinavian Case24. Joseph Zajda: Globalisation and the Impact of Social Change and Economic Transformation in Lifelong Learning in RussiaPart Five: Emerging Issues and Learning Challenges25. Edward M. Mone: Performance Management: A Framework for Continuous Learning in Organizations26. Joyce Silberstang: Learning Gender: The Effects of Gender-Role Stereotypes on Women's Lifelong Learning and Career Advancement Opportunities27. Richard Morfopoulos and Catherine Tyrie: Social Entrepreneurship: Learning Through Community Service28. Rabi S. Bhagat, Annette S. McDevitt, and James C. Segovis: Immigration as an Adaptive Challenge: Implications for Lifelong Learning29. Mark P. Mostert and Lucinda S. Spaulding: Learning Challenges for Adults with Learning DisabilitiesPart Six: Conclusion and Future Perspectives30. Kurt Kraiger and Natalie Wolfson: Assessing Learning Needs and Outcomes in Lifelong Learning Support Systems31. Wendy L. Bedwell, Sallie J. Weaver, Eduardo Salas, and Mitchell Tindall: Emerging Conceptualizations of Adult Training and Learning32. Cynthia Wagner Weick: Lessons of Educating Tomorrow's LeadersPart Seven: Conclusion and Future Directions33. Manuel London: Conclusion: Trends and Directions for Lifelong Learning Programs and Research