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Title Adult learning and development : perspectives from educational psychology / edited by M. Cecil Smith, Thomas Pourchot.
Imprint Mahwah, N.J. : L. Erlbaum Associates, 1998.

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Series The Educational psychology series.
Educational psychology series.
Subject Adult education -- Psychological aspects.
Adult learning.
Developmental psychology.
Educational psychology.
Alt Name Smith, M. Cecil.
Pourchot, Thomas.
NetLibrary, Inc.
Description xiii, 279 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2000. Available via the World Wide Web. Available in multiple electronic file formats. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries.
ISBN 0585115168 (electronic bk.) : $69.95
0805825231 (cloth : alk. paper)
080582524X (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 44959582
Additional Format Original (DLC) 97030926 (OCoLC)37400898.
Table of Contents
 Foreword / Michael Pressley 
1What Does Educational Psychology Know About Adult Learning and Development? / M. Cecil Smith, Thomas Pourchot3
2We Learn, Therefore We Develop: Learning Versus Development - or Developing Learning? / Nira Granott15
3Abstraction, the Will, the Self, and Models of Learning in Adulthood / Juan Pascual-Leone, Ronald R. Irwin35
4Extending Sociocultural Theory to Adult Learning / Curtis Jay Bonk, Kyung A. Kim67
5On the Development of Adult Metacognition / Gregory Schraw89
6Changing Mind, Changing World: Practical Intelligence and Tacit Knowledge in Adult Learning / Bruce Torff, Robert J. Sternberg109
7The Role of Adults' Beliefs About Knowledge in School, Work, and Everyday Life / Marlene Schommer127
8Adult Intelligence: Sketch of a Theory and Applications to Learning and Education / Phillip L. Ackerman145
9Mnemonic Strategies for Adult Learners / Russell N. Carney, Joel R. Levin159
10Adult Age Differences in Reading and Remembering Text and Using This Information to Make Decisions in Everyday Life / Bonnie J. F. Meyer, Andrew P. Talbot179
11The Educational Psychology of Reading in Adulthood / M. Cecil Smith201
12Forgiveness Education With Adult Learners / Catherine T. Coyle, Robert D. Enright219
13Contributions of Parent Education to Adult Development / Lee Shumow239
14Toward an Adult Educational Psychology / M. Cecil Smith, Thomas Pourchot259
 Author Index267
 Subject Index277

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