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Learning in Adulthood

A Comprehensive Guide

Learning in Adulthood by Sharan B. Merriam
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"An essential volume in adult education."

"Merriam and Caffarella provide an excellent resource whose valuewill last until the appearance of the third edition."
--Continuing Higher Education Review

The second edition of Learning in Adulthood integrates the mostimportant contributions to adult learning in the last decade. Theresult is an updated, comprehensive synthesis of what we now knowabout adult learning--including the context in which it takesplace, who the participants are, what they learn and why, thenature of the learning process itself, major theoreticaldevelopments, and much more. Sharan Merriam and Rosemary Caffarellareveal how sociocultural influences can create specificdevelopmental needs and interests, and how such social factors asrace, class, and gender can shape learning. From this background,they construct a more inclusive perspective on adult learning,guiding readers toward new ways of thinking about teaching,learning, and the broader social implications of adult education.
Title: Learning in Adulthood
Author: Sharan B. Merriam; Rosemary S. Caffarella
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