Adult Learning in the Social Context

By Peter Jarvis

© 2012 – Routledge

226 pages

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About the Book

This book is a logical progression from The Sociology of Adult and Continuing Education. The author takes a completely new approach to the subject and puts forward a model of adult learning which is analysed in depth. This model arises from the results of a research project in which adults analysed their own learning experiences.

Table of Contents

1 The Social Context of Adult Learning. 2 Adult Learning Processes. 3 The Social Construction of the Person. 4 Experiencing the Social Situation 5 Reflecting Upon Experiences. 6 Other Factors in the Learning Processes. 7 Non-learning Responses to a Potential Learning Situation 8 Non-reflective Learning Responses to a Potential Learning Situation 9 Reflective Learning Responses to a Potential Learning Situation 10 Implications for Educators of Adults. Bibliography. Index.

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Education

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU015000
EDUCATION / Higher
REF000000
REFERENCE / General