This much acclaimed text has been fully updated to incorporate the latest advances in the field. As leading authorities on adult education and training, Elwood Holton and Dick Swanson have revised this edition building on the work of the late Malcolm Knolwes. Keeping to the practical format of the last edition, this book is divided into three parts. The first part contains the classic chapters that describe the roots and principles of andragogy, including a new chapter, which presents Knowles' program planning model. The second part focuses on the advancements in adult learning with each chapter fully revised updated, incorporating a major expansion of androgogy in practice. The last part of the book will contain an updated selection of topical readings that advance the theory and will include the HRD style inventory developed by Dr. Knowles. This new edition is essential reading for adult learning practitioners and students and HRD professionals. It provides a theoretical framework for understanding the adult learning issues both in the teaching and workplace environments.
Key features include: provides a theoretical framework for understanding adult learning issues both in teaching and workplace environments; essential reading for a wide audience of practitioners and students in the field of adult learning and human resource development; and incorporates Knowles'classic theories on adult learning alongside the latest advances in the field.
Table of contents
Chapter 1 Introduction
Part 1: The Roots of Andragogy
Chapter 2Exploring the World of Learning Theory Chapter 3Theories of Learning Chapter 4A Theory of Adult Learning: Andragogy Chapter 5Theories of Teaching Chapter 6An Andragogical Process Model for Learning
Part 2: Advancements in Adult Learning
Chapter 7Andragogy in Practice Chapter 8Adult Learning within Human Resource Development Chapter 9New Perspectives on Andragogy Chapter 10 Beyond Andragogy Chapter 11The Future of Andragogy
Part 3: Practice in Adult Learning
Chapter 12Whole-Part Whole Learning Model Chapter 13From teacher to facilitator of learning Chapter 14Making things happen by releasing the energy of others Chapter 15Some guidelines for the use of learning contracts Chapter 16Core competency Diagnostic and Planning Guide Chapter 17Personal Adult Learning Style Inventory Chapter 18Training Delivery Problems & Solutions: An analysis of Novice & Expert Trainers Chapter 19A Model for Developing Employee Work Effectiveness in New Roles and Environments