The Oxford Handbook of Lifelong Learning

The Oxford Handbook of Lifelong Learning

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Amid fluctuations in today's job markets and economies, the importance of learning across the lifespan has become a point of emphasis for governments and employers throughout the world. The Oxford Handbook of Lifelong Learning is a comprehensive and interdisciplinary examination of the theory and practice of lifelong learning, encompassing perspectives from human resources development, adult learning, psychology, career and vocational learning, management and executive development, cultural anthropology, the humanities, and gerontology. Individual chapters address the most relevant topics on the subject, including: - continuous learning as it relates to technological, economic, and organizational changes - developmental theories and research, models of lifelong learning, and the neurological bases for learning across the lifespan - examples of learning programs, tools, and technologies, with a focus on corporate programs and business education - international perspectives on lifelong learning and learning across cultures - assessment of learning needs and outcomes This comprehensive and forward-thinking handbook is an important resource - both personal and professional - for students, scholars, and for practitioners in the fields of training and development, human resource management, continuing education, instructional technology, professional development, and organizational psychology.show more

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  • Hardback | 536 pages
  • 188 x 254 x 34mm | 1,079.54g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195390482
  • 9780195390483
  • 2,020,451

About Manuel London

Manuel London, Ph.D., is associate dean of the College of Business, professor of management, and director of the Center for Human Resource Management at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He previously taught at the University of Illinois at Champaign and was a researcher and human resource manager at AT&T. He received his Ph.D. in industrial and organizational psychology from the Ohio State University. His dissertation focused on how small groups make decisions. He has since studied and developed ways to improve individual and group learning. He consults for business and government organizations on group facilitation, performance appraisal, feedback, and career development.show more

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