education

September 2006

viii + 214pp

£14.99

Paperback

978-1-86057-115-2

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adult learning adult teaching (4th edition)

John Daines, Carolyn Daines & Brian Graham

 

'Always a good buy, Adult Learning Adult Teaching is very readable and gives the most practical help to tutors of any subject. This fully revised fourth edition, with a number of new sections, brings the book bang up to date. If there was one piece of essential reading I would want for my tutors it would be this book!'
Margaret Davey, former Principal, City Lit.

'...hellishly practical, this volume is a must for those who want theory and realism in practical teaching...it grounds the esoteric in useable tips and applications'
Adults Learning

I cannot praise the publication too highly.
International Journal of Lifelong Education

Should become part of every adult educator's mental furniture.
Adult Education

Will find its way on to many shelves and...will be in constant use.
Studies in the Education of Adults

Regarded as a classic text amongst teachers of adults and those working with adult groups in a variety of professional and adult community settings, Adult Learning, Adult Teaching has now been enlarged, updated and thoroughly revised for this fourth edition.

This new fourth edition retains the direct and practical approach that has proved so successful with thousands of practitioners and contains additional chapters on;

  • learning styles;

  • equal opportunities;

  • self-presentation;

  • difficult students and 'reluctant attenders';

  • practical planning; attendance and drop-out;

  • the observation of teaching and learning;

  • a real student's experiences of adult education with a matched critique addressed to her tutor;

  • guidance, progression and 'what next'.

The Authors all have extensive experience of working with adult students, both in the UK and internationally. John Daines and Brian Graham were previously senior lecturers in the Department of Continuing Education at the University of Nottingham, and are recognised internationally as leaders in the field of training work with adults. Carolyn Daines, whose teaching experience in the USA included TEFL and EFL work with immigrants, is Regional Secretary of the WEA's Eastern Region.