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Creating courses for adults : design for learning / Ralf St. Clair.

By: St. Clair, Ralf.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 2015Description: xxiii, 212 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781118438978 (paperback).Subject(s): Adult education | Lesson planningDDC classification: 374 STC
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: Preface xi Why Design? xv Perspective on Learning xix Further Information xx Acknowledgments xxi About the Author xxiii PART ONE Core Factors in Teaching ONE All About You 3 Why Who You Are and What You've Done Matters 4 Reflecting on Your Approach 7 What Are We Doing It For? 11 Why Identity Matters 16 Going Further 18 Conclusion: Pulling It Together 21 TWO Engaged and Involved Learners 23 How Do People Learn? 24 Engagement in Learning 30 Learner Diversity 36 Responding to Diversity 47 Conclusion: Making Difference Matter 52 THREE Context Drives Design 53 Why Context Matters 54 Ball Gown or Boots: Formality 56 Wired Learning 59 Organizational Context 62 The Aims of the Course 65 Time, or the Lack Thereof 67 Somewhere to Sit: Physical Resources 69 Conclusion 72 PART TWO The Key Decisions FOUR Knowing Where You Are Going 77 Objectives--And Some Objections 80 The Educator 86 The Learners 88 The Context 90 Conclusion 92 FIVE Content and Resources for Learning 95 Information and Objects 98 Resources and Materials 101 The Educator 103 The Learners 105 The Context 107 Conclusion 109 SIX Ways of Working Together 111 The Range of Methods 114 The Educator 121 The Learners 123 The Context 125 Conclusion 127 SEVEN What Do the Learners Say? 131 Designing Evaluation 134 The Educator 138 The Learners 140 The Context 142 Conclusion 145 EIGHT Making Learning Visible 147 Counting What Counts 150 The Educator 157 The Learners 159 The Context 162 Conclusion 164 NINE You Can Take It with You! 167 Moving Learning beyond the Course 170 The Educator 174 The Learners 176 The Context 178 Conclusion 180 TEN Design Frames Practice 183 The Book in a Box 183 An Example of a Program Design 186 For New Educators of Adults 187 Conclusion 191 References 193 Appendix A: A Blank Design Framework 199 Appendix B: Where to Find Further Resources 201 Index 203 .
Summary: "Provides a systematic approach to lesson and course design based on research into the ways adults learn and the best ways to reach them, along with pointers and tips for teaching adults in any setting"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-198) and index.

Machine generated contents note: Preface xi Why Design? xv Perspective on Learning xix Further Information xx Acknowledgments xxi About the Author xxiii PART ONE Core Factors in Teaching ONE All About You 3 Why Who You Are and What You've Done Matters 4 Reflecting on Your Approach 7 What Are We Doing It For? 11 Why Identity Matters 16 Going Further 18 Conclusion: Pulling It Together 21 TWO Engaged and Involved Learners 23 How Do People Learn? 24 Engagement in Learning 30 Learner Diversity 36 Responding to Diversity 47 Conclusion: Making Difference Matter 52 THREE Context Drives Design 53 Why Context Matters 54 Ball Gown or Boots: Formality 56 Wired Learning 59 Organizational Context 62 The Aims of the Course 65 Time, or the Lack Thereof 67 Somewhere to Sit: Physical Resources 69 Conclusion 72 PART TWO The Key Decisions FOUR Knowing Where You Are Going 77 Objectives--And Some Objections 80 The Educator 86 The Learners 88 The Context 90 Conclusion 92 FIVE Content and Resources for Learning 95 Information and Objects 98 Resources and Materials 101 The Educator 103 The Learners 105 The Context 107 Conclusion 109 SIX Ways of Working Together 111 The Range of Methods 114 The Educator 121 The Learners 123 The Context 125 Conclusion 127 SEVEN What Do the Learners Say? 131 Designing Evaluation 134 The Educator 138 The Learners 140 The Context 142 Conclusion 145 EIGHT Making Learning Visible 147 Counting What Counts 150 The Educator 157 The Learners 159 The Context 162 Conclusion 164 NINE You Can Take It with You! 167 Moving Learning beyond the Course 170 The Educator 174 The Learners 176 The Context 178 Conclusion 180 TEN Design Frames Practice 183 The Book in a Box 183 An Example of a Program Design 186 For New Educators of Adults 187 Conclusion 191 References 193 Appendix A: A Blank Design Framework 199 Appendix B: Where to Find Further Resources 201 Index 203 .

"Provides a systematic approach to lesson and course design based on research into the ways adults learn and the best ways to reach them, along with pointers and tips for teaching adults in any setting"-- Provided by publisher.

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