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    Conversations About Adult Learning in Our Complex World (Adult Education Special Topics: Theory, Research & Practice) (Hardback) Edited by Carrie J. Boden-McGill, Edited by Kathleen P. King

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    DescriptionWe recognize that our society and demands for lifelong learning changes rapidly, and needs to continue to be rapidly effectively infused in changing forms into the teaching and learning process. Conversations about Adult Learning in Our Complex World focuses the study of adult learning to address the issues of living and learning within a complex world- the epitome of the 21st century. Readers will find that this book is valuable for a wide variety of professors, researchers, practitioners, and students in fields related to adult learning and adult education as it reveals emerging research and trends relevant for today and tomorrow. Moreover, this publication represents some of the most innovative and thoughtful scholarship resulting from the work of the Adult Higher Education Alliance and, arguably, the field of adult education. The book is arranged thematically in five sections, each one dealing with a domain where intercultural competence and other fundamental skills may improve the learning experiences for adult learners. The sections include, The Learning Environment and Authentic Teaching, Interculturally Competent Classroom Practices, Programming for Adults-Redesigning University to Serve Adult Learners, Professional Development, Teacher Training, and Leadership Development, and Meaningful Assessment of Programs for Adults.

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    Conversations About Adult Learning in Our Complex World
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Carrie J. Boden-McGill, Edited by Kathleen P. King
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 342
    Width: 158 mm
    Height: 236 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 580 g
    ISBN 13: 9781623960773
    ISBN 10: 1623960770

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.9
    BIC subject category V2: JNP
    Ingram Subject Code: ED
    DC22: 374
    BIC E4L: CAR
    BISAC V2.8: EDU002000
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17260
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: EDU037000
    DC23: 374
    Ingram Theme: INDS/EDCSTD
    Thema V1.0: JNP
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Information Age Publishing
    Imprint name
    Information Age Publishing
    Publication date
    15 February 2013
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