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Title Interdisciplinary handbook of adult lifespan learning / edited by Jan D. Sinnott.
Imprint Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1994.

Subject Adult learning -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Adult education -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Alt Name Sinnott, Jan D.
Description xviii, 487 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Chaos theory as a framework for understanding adult lifespan learning / John C. Cavanaugh, Lisa C. McGuire -- The future impact of the communication revolution / Lynn Johnson -- The educated adult in today's world : wisdom and the mature learner / Deirdre A. Kramer, Weizhen Tang Bacelar -- Models of collaboration and adult reasoning / Diane M. Lee -- Expanding the circle of caring : from local to global / John A. Meacham, Cynthia Boyd -- Learning and life experience : the connection in adulthood / Sharan B. Merriam -- New science models for teaching adults : teaching as a dialogue with reality / Jan D. Sinnott -- The relationship of postformal thought, adult learning, and lifespan development / Jan D. Sinnott -- Learning and spirituality in adulthood / Patricia S. Weibust, L. Eugene Thomas -- Adult learning environments : perspectives from environmental psychology / Jack Demick, Nancy A. Nazzaro -- Adult learning in the workplace / Lawrence Froman -- Adults in college / Carolyn Harriger --
Learning in psychotherapy : a Batesonian perspective / Aaron T. Hoque, Laura S. Bross, Jay S. Efran -- Nonformal adult learning in international development projects / Lynn Johnson -- Journal writing as social interaction : writing to learn in the workplace / Phyllis Kahaney, Kathleen Heinrich -- Becoming an expert : reconsidering the place of wisdom in teaching adults / Diane M. Lee -- Exploring adult learning from learners' perspectives / Laura V. Maciuika, Michael Basseches, Abigail Lipson -- Enhancing adult critical thinking skills through cooperative learning / Barbara Millis, Neil Davidson, Philip Cottell -- Recovery of memory after traumatic brain injury / Rick Parente, Mary Stapleton -- Empathy and listening skills : a developmental perspective on learning to listen / Ariel Phillips, Abigail Lipson, Michael Basseches -- The process of health behavior change : individual factors and planning models / Renee Royak-Schaler, Patricia Maloney Alt --
Adult education in the third world : the case of adult literacy / Dennis N. Thompson -- Aging and adult learning in the laboratory / David Arenberg -- Adult age differences in cognitive strategies : adaptive or deficient? / Cynthia A. Berg ... [et al.] -- Cognitive aspects and interventions in Alzheimer's disease / John C. Cavanaugh, Romy Nocera -- The effects of training on basic cognitive processes : what do they tell us about the models of lifespan cognitive development? / Nancy W. Denney -- Age declines in memory self-efficacy : general or limited to particular tasks and measures? / Robin Lea West, Jane M. Berry -- The future of adult lifespan learning : learning institutions face change / Jan D. Sinnott.
ISBN 0313282056 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 27897872
Table of Contents
1Chaos Theory as a Framework for Understanding Adult Lifespan Learning / John C. Cavanaugh, Lisa C. McGuire3
2The Future Impact of the Communication Revolution / Lynn Johnson22
3The Educated Adult in Today's World: Wisdom and the Mature Learner / Deirdre A. Kramer, Weizhen Tang Bacelar31
4Models of Collaboration and Adult Reasoning / Diane M. Lee51
5Expanding the Circle of Caring: From Local to Global / John A. Meacham, Cynthia Boyd61
6Learning and Life Experience: The Connection in Adulthood / Sharan B. Merriam74
7New Science Models for Teaching Adults: Teaching as a Dialogue with Reality / Jan D. Sinnott90
8The Relationship of Postformal Thought, Adult Learning, and Lifespan Development / Jan D. Sinnott105
9Learning and Spirituality in Adulthood / Patricia S. Weibust, L. Eugene Thomas120
10Adult Learning Environments: Perspectives from Environmental Psychology / Jack Demick, Nancy A. Nazzaro137
11Adult Learning in the Workplace / Lawrence Froman159
12Adults in College / Carolyn Harriger171
13Learning in Psychotherapy: A Batesonian Perspective / Aaron T. Hogue, Laura S. Bross, Jay S. Efran186
14Nonformal Adult Learning in International Development Projects / Lynn Johnson203
15Journal Writing as Social Interaction: Writing to Learn in the Workplace / Phyllis Kahaney, Kathleen Heinrich218
16Becoming an Expert: Reconsidering the Place of Wisdom in Teaching Adults / Diane M. Lee234
17Exploring Adult Learning from Learners' Perspectives / Laura V. Maciuika, Michael Basseches, Abigail Lipson249
18Enhancing Adult Critical Thinking Skills through Cooperative Learning / Barbara Millis, Neil Davidson, Philip Cottell270
19Recovery of Memory after Traumatic Brain Injury / Rick Parente, Mary Stapleton283
20Empathy and Listening Skills: A Developmental Perspective on Learning to Listen / Ariel Phillips, Abigail Lipson, Michael Basseches301
21The Process of Health Behavior Change: Individual Factors and Planning Models / Renee Royak-Schaler, Patricia Maloney Alt325
22Adult Education in the Third World: The Case of Adult Literacy / Dennis N. Thompson337
23Aging and Adult Learning in the Laboratory / David Arenberg351
24Adult Age Differences in Cognitive Strategies: Adaptive or Deficient? / Cynthia A. Berg, Paul A. Klaczynski, Katerina S. Calderone, JoNell Strough371
25Cognitive Aspects and Interventions in Alzheimer's Disease / John C. Cavanaugh, Romy Nocera389
26The Effects of Training on Basic Cognitive Processes: What Do They Tell Us about the Models of Lifespan Cognitive Development? / Nancy W. Denney408
27Age Declines in Memory Self-Efficacy: General or Limited to Particular Tasks and Measures? / Robin Lea West, Jane M. Berry426
28The Future of Adult Lifespan Learning: Learning Institutions Face Change / Jan D. Sinnott449
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