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PSYC 8620 Adult Learning: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

PSYC 8620 Course Readings

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Allman, P. (1994). Paulo Freire’s contributions to radical adult education. Studies in the Education of Adults, 26(2), 144­–161. doi:10.1080/02660830.1994.11730603

Arghode, V., Brieger, E. W., & McLean, G. N. (2017). Adult learning theories: Implications for online instruction. European Journal of Training and Development, 41(7), 593–609. doi:10.1108/EJTD-02-2017-0014

Chen, J. C. (2014). Teaching nontraditional adult students: Adult learning theories in practice. Teaching in Higher Education, 19(4), 406–418. doi:10.1080/13562517.2013.860101

Davis, H. S. (2013). Discussion as a bridge: Strategies that engage adolescent and adult learning styles in the postsecondary classroom. Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 13(1), 68–76.

Dousay, T. A. (2016). Effects of redundancy and modality on the situational interest of adult learners in multimedia learning. Educational Technology Research and Development, 64(6), 1251–1271.

Kenner, C., & Weinerman J. (2011). Adult learning theory: Applications to non-traditional college students. Journal of College Reading and Learning, 41(2), 87–96. doi:10.1080/10790195.2011.10850344

Krathwohl, D. R. (2002). A revision of Bloom's Taxonomy: An overview. Theory Into Practice, 41(4), 212–218. doi:10.1207/s15430421tip4104_2

Merriam, S. B., Caffarella, R. S., & Baumgartner, L. M. (2007). Learning in adulthood: A comprehensive guide (3rd ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass

Murray, S., & Mitchell, J. (2013). The ‘double-edged sword’ of the adult learning environment. Australian Journal of Adult Learning, 53(1), 117–135.

Taylor, E. W., Cranton, P., & Associates. (2012). The handbook of transformative learning: Theory, research and practice. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Vanslambrouck, S., Zhu, C., Lombaerts, K., Pynoo, B., & Tondeur, J. (2017). Adult learner characteristics as predictors of performance, satisfaction and intent-to-persist in online and blended environments. Proceedings of the International Conference on e-Learning, 2017, 221–229.

Wiggins, G., & McTighe, J. (2005). Understanding by Design (2nd ed.). Alexandria, VA: ASCD.

Other Readings

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