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Adult Learning and Development Perspectives From Educational Psychology

M. Cecil Smith Thomas Pourchot 1998

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  • Title:
    Adult Learning and Development Perspectives From Educational Psychology
  • Author: M. Cecil Smith
  • Thomas Pourchot
  • Subjects: Adult education - Psychological aspects; Adult education -- Psychological aspects; Adult learning; Adult learning; Developmental psychology; Developmental psychology; Educational psychology; Educational psychology; Adult education -- Psychological aspects; Adult learning; Developmental psychology; Educational psychology; Education; Social Sciences; Education, Special Topics; Electronic books
  • Description: Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Preface; I: Introduction; 1 What Does Educational Psychology Know About Adult Learning and Development?; II: Theoretical Perspectives; 2 We Learn, Therefore We Develop: Learning Versus Development-or Developing Learning?; 3 Abstraction, the Will, the Self, and Modes of Learning in Adulthood; 4 Extending Sociocultural Theory to Adult Learning; 5 On the Development of Adult Metacognition; III: Knowing, Learning, and Problem Solving in Adulthood; 6 Changing Mind, Changing World: Practical Intelligence and Tacit Knowledge in Adult Learning
    7 The Role of Adults' Beliefs About Knowledge in School, Work, and Everyday Life8 Adult Intelligence: Sketch of a Theory and Applications to Learning and Education; 9 Mnemonic Strategies for Adult Learners; IV: Adult Educational Psychology; 10 Adult Age Differences in Reading and Remembering Text and Using This Information to Make Decisions in Everyday Life; 11 The Educational Psychology of Reading in Adulthood; 12 Forgiveness Education With Adult Learners; 13 Contributions of Parent Education to Adult Development; V: Conclusion; 14 Toward an Adult Educational Psychology; Author Index
    Subject Index
    Adult education occurs whenever individuals engage in sustained, systematic learning in order to affect changes in their attitudes, knowledge, skills, or belief systems. Learning, instruction, and developmental processes are the primary foci of educational psychology research and theorizing, but educational psychologists' work in these domains has centered primarily on the childhood and adolescent school years. More recently, however, a number of educational psychologists have studied learning and development in adulthood. The results of these efforts have resulted in what is now called adu
  • Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis
  • Creation Date: 1998
  • Format: 1 online resource (281 p.).
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN1-4106-0341-5;ISBN0-585-11516-8
  • OCLC Number: 609851549
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