Instruction and Learning
Welcome to the section related to instruction and learning. If you have some ideas, suggestions, or resource tips related to instruction or learning, or if you would just would like to converse with me, feel free to send me an electronic message.
In this page I have included several books related to adult, self-directed learning with which I have been involved:
Individualizing Instruction: Making Learning Personal, Empowering, and Successful
Self-Direction in Adult Learning: Perspectives on Theory, Research, and Practice
Creating Environments for Effective Adult Learning
Overcoming Resistance to Self-Direction in Adult Learning
Lifelong Learning: An Exploration of Adult and Continuing Education Within a Setting of Lifelong Learning Needs
Additional resources of potential value:
Information on lifespan development and lifelong learning
Various resources on older adults and learning
Some book chapters related to humanism and teaching adults:
One by Burt Sisco, another one by me (from when I taught at Syracuse University), and the third one by Ralph Brockett.
A site devoted to self-directed learning
A link to the International Society for Self-Directed Learning and the International Journal of Self-Directed Learning
Some tips on teaching African-American adults
Some tips on teaching women
Some tips on guiding older adult learners
A checklist a trainer or instructor can use when designing an instructional process
Some material I pulled together for an ASTD workshop I conducted on teaching adults
Finally, here is a summary of the appropriate steps, processes,and decisions in designing an instructional process.
December 5, 2012
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