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Description - Adults Learning by Jenny Rogers

How do adults really learn? How do I handle the first class or session? How can I get my material across in a way that will interest and excite people?Completely revised and updated throughout, the new edition of this friendly and practical book is the guide on how to teach adults. Written in an accessible style, it unravels the myths of teaching adults, while explaining why it is both a rewarding and a complex task. Using case studies and examples from a wide range of sources including higher education, adult education and management development, Adults Learning answers questions such as: How do I deal with a group of mixed ability? How can I can I manage the conflicts that may arise in a group? Which teaching methods work best and which are least effective?The author includes new chapters on problem-based learning and action learning, updated and extensive new material on handling groups, and a revised chapter on coaching, providing plenty of points for further discussion. Adults Learning is a must-read for anyone involved in teaching adults.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780335225354
ISBN-10: 0335225357
Format: Paperback
(91mm x 60mm x 7mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Open University Press
Publisher: Open University Press
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jenny Rogers

Jenny Rogers is an executive coach and a Director of the London-based consulting and coaching practice Management Futures Ltd. She has been teaching adults throughout her career, dealing specifically with management development and training other executive coaches over the last sixteen years. She is author of Coaching Skills (Open University Press, 2004) and Developing a Coaching Business (Open University Press, 2006).