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- spirituality and adult learning
- learning through the body
- narrative learning in adulthood
Also new in this update is a chapter on non-Western perspectiveson learning and knowing. New developments in two other areas arealso explored: understanding the connection between the brain andlearning, and how modern and postmodern ways of knowing areconverging and are bring expressed in social movements. Theconcluding chapter identifies two trends in adult learning theoryfor the twenty-first century: attention to context, and to theholistic nature of learning in adulthood.
This is 119th volume of the Jossey-Bass quarterly report seriesNewDirections for Adult and Continuing Education. Noted forits depth of coverage, New Directions for Adult andContinuing Education is an indispensable series thatexplores issues of common interest to instructors, administrators, counselors, and policymakers in a broad range of adult andcontinuing education settings, such as colleges and universities, extension programs, businesses, libraries, and museums.
This item is Non-Returnable.
- ISBN-13: 9780470417850
- ISBN-10: 0470417854
- Publisher: Jossey-Bass
- Publish Date: October 2008
- Page Count: 103
- Dimensions: 8.8 x 5.8 x 0.3 inches
- Shipping Weight: 0.35 pounds
Series: New Directions for Adult & Continuing Education #57