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Psychology and adult learning

by Mark Tennant

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Adulthood -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Adult learning.,
  • Learning, Psychology of.,
  • Psychology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [142]-156) and index.

    Other titlesPsychology & adult learning
    StatementMark Tennant.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF724.85.C64 T46 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 160 p. :
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL990195M
    ISBN 100415149916
    LC Control Number96028530

    Learning. Learning can be defined in many ways, but most psychologists would agree that it is a relatively permanent change in behavior that results from experience. During the first half of the twentieth century, the school of thought known as behaviorism rose to dominate psychology and sought to explain the learning process.   Live life as an authentic adult. There are six major aspects of the adult approach to life: 1. Rationality: Adults experience their emotions, but when it comes to their actions, they make rational.

    Adult education, distinct from child education, is a practice in which adults engage in systematic and sustained self-educating activities in order to gain new forms of knowledge, skills, attitudes, or values. It can mean any form of learning adults engage in beyond traditional schooling, encompassing basic literacy to personal fulfillment as a lifelong learner. The Modern Practice of Adult Education: From Pedagogy to Andragogy. 2nd ed. New York: Cambridge Books. Maehl, William. Lifelong Learning at its Best: Innovative Practices in Adult Credit Programs. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. Merriam, Sharan B. “Andragogy and Self-directed Learning: Pillars of Adult Learning Theory.”.

    The annual APA Education Leadership Conference — set for Sept. 11–15 in Washington — offers an important opportunity to advocate for psychology with members of Congress. Another purpose of the conference is to provide a forum to discuss issues relevant to all levels of psychology education and training, from K–12 through professional development. in psychology. Volumes 3 through 7 of the Handbook present the sub-stantive content of psychological knowledge in five broad areas of study: biological psychology (Volume 3), experi-mental psychology (Volume 4), personality and social psy-chology (Volume 5), developmental psychology (Volume 6), and educational psychology (Volume 7). Volumes 8.


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