- Author : Sharan B. Merriam
- Release Date : 21 October 2013
- Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
- Genre : Education
- Pages : 320 pages
- ISBN 13 : 9781118130575
Download or read book entitled Adult Learning by author: Sharan B. Merriam which was release on 21 October 2013 and published by John Wiley & Sons with total page 320 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Solidly grounded in theory and research, but concise and practice-oriented, Adult Learning: Linking Theory and Practice is perfect for master’s-level students and practitioners alike. Sharan Merriam and Laura Bierema have infused each chapter with practical applications for instruction which will help readers personally relate to the material. The contents covers: Adult Learning in Today’s World Traditional Learning Theories Andragogy Self-Directed Learning Transformative Learning Experience and Learning Body and Spirit in Learning Motivation and Learning The Brain and Cognitive Functioning Adult Learning in the Digital Age Critical Thinking and Critical Perspectives Culture and Context Discussion questions and activities for reflection are included at the end of each chapter.