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Mentor: Guiding the Journey of Adult Learners (with New Foreword, Introduction, and Afterword), 2nd Edition

Mentor: Guiding the Journey of Adult Learners (with New Foreword, Introduction, and Afterword), 2nd Edition

Laurent A. Daloz

ISBN: 978-1-118-41668-6

Sep 2012

320 pages

$33.99

Description

With a new introduction and afterword, this revised second edition is a practical, engaging exploration of mentoring and its power to transform learning. Filled with inspiring vignettes, Mentor shows how anyone who teaches can become a successful mentor to students. Topics covered include adult learning and development; the search for meaning as a motive for learning; education as a transformational journey; how adults change and develop; how learning changes the learner; barriers and incentives to learning and growth; and guiding adults through difficult transitions.

Foreword v
Lois Zachary

Preface to the Original Edition ix

Preface xix

The Author xxxi

Part One: Adult Learning as Development

1 First Shards: The Search for Meaning as a Motive for Learning 3

2 Mentors, Myths, and Metamorphosis: Education as a Transformational Journey 17

3 Maps of Transformation: How Adults Change and Develop 43

Part Two: Learning as a Transformative Journey

4 The Deep and Savage Way: The Unsettling First Steps of an Educational Journey 89

5 The Dynamic of Transformation: How Learning Changes the Learner 125

6 Returning Home: Helping Adults Integrate New Insights 147

Part Three: Fostering Adult Learning

7 The Ecology of Adult Learning: Barriers and Incentives to Learning and Growth 181

8 The Yoda Factor: Guiding Adults Through Difficult Transitions 203

9 The Art of the Mentor: Limits and Possibilities 231

Afterword 249

Notes 263

References 269

Appendix 279

Index 281