September 28, 2015

books on adult learning

Adult learning : linking theory and practiceSolidly grounded in theory and research, but concise and practice-oriented - Linking Theory and Practice is perfect for graduate students and practitioners alike. The expert authors have infused each chapter with teaching and instructional applications as well as personal relevance for the reader. The contents covers: Adult Learning in Today's World--globalization; technology; social networking; formal, non-formal, and informal learning The Culture and Context in Adult Learning The Foundations of Learning Theory--behaviorism, cognitive psychology, social constructivism, situated cognition Andragogy Self-directed Learning Transformative Learning The Body and Spirit in Learning Experience and Learning Motivation and Learning The Brain and Mind, including neuroscience Intelligence--practical and emotional intelligence, learning and cognitive styles Critical Thinking and Critical Perspectives "

E-learning 2.0 : proven practices and emerging technologies to achieve resultsA fool-proof guide to the good, the bad, and the ugly about e-learning and how to make it work for any company.

They say time is money. And thanks to Time Management, you can make every moment more valuable, through 24 easily mastered techniques that will instantly increase your workplace efficiency. Through clear, concise directions - all informed by real world examples - you'll learn how to match the right timesaving method to each situation and avoid ineffective strategies that can actually cost time rather than save it.

Making teams work : 24 lessons for working together successfully
In today's fast-moving work environment, teams are the way that work gets done. Making Teams Work outlines 24 rules and guidelines for molding individual team members into a solid, functioning group, one whose value is far greater than the sum of its parts. Look to this concise, value-packed book to learn how to build innovative, successful, and exceptional teams by showing team members how to: Forge a clear, common goal; Clarify member responsibilities; Avoid predictable problems; Collaborate; Bring ideas to life; Make solid decisions; Discover consensus; Manage differences; Trust each other; Run good meetings; Lead without dominating.  Work teams succeed only when they can eliminate rivalries and focus their different perspectives and skills on solving the problem or challenge at hand. Let Making Teams Work show you how to build such teams, working with individual members as well as the collective team to produce creative, consistent, and decisive results - every time.

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