Learning in Adulthood: A Comprehensive Guide  -     By: Sharan B. Merriam
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Jossey-Bass / 2006 / Hardcover

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 533
Vendor: Jossey-Bass
Publication Date: 2006
Dimensions: 9.24 X 6.34 (inches)
ISBN: 0787975885
ISBN-13: 9780787975883
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In this updated landmark book, the authors have gathered the seminal work and most current thinking on adult learning into one volume. Learning in Adulthood addresses a wide range of topics including: Who are adult learners? How do adults learn? Why are adults involved in learning activities? How does the social context shape the learning that adults are engaged in? How does aging affect learning ability?

Author Bio

Sharan B. Merriam is professor of adult education at the University of Georgia. Merriam's research and writing activities have focused on the foundations of adult education, adult learning, adult development, and qualitative research methods. She has won the Cyril O. Houle Award for Outstanding Literature in Adult Education for three books, including one for Learning in Adulthood.

Rosemary S. Caffarella is professor and chair of the Department of Education in the College of Agriculture and Life Science at Cornell University. Her research and writing activities have focused on adult development and learning, program planning and evaluation, and leadership development. She has authored or coauthored a number of books, including the award-winning Learning in Adulthood.

Lisa M. Baumgartner is an associate professor of adult education at Northern Illinois University, DeKalb. Her research and writing focus on adult learning and development and women's contributions to the field of adult education. She is a recipient of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation's Cyril O. Houle Scholars Research Grant for Emerging Scholars in Adult Education.

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