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Powerful Techniques for Teaching Adults
This book is designed as a practical resource that reviews some of the most helpful approaches and exercises that teachers use when working with adult learners. Written in an accessible style, with numerous examples of practical applications scattered throughout the text, the book does not assume any prior experience with adult learning theory or adult educational history ...more
Hardcover, 304 pages
Published March 11th 2013 by Jossey-Bass
(first published January 1st 2013)
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I have taught chemistry at the university level for more than 17 years and wished to update my techniques for adult learners (really meaning "non-traditional" learners). This book was the object of a book chat group at my institution. My colleagues in the liberal arts were more in tune with the content of this text, which focuses on promoting discussions. Most techniques seem best suited to the small classroom, with 35 or fewer students. Chemistry is largely content-driven, with courses that are ...more