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Using Learning Contracts: Practical Approaches to Individualizing and Structuring Learning

Hardcover

$65.00

Using Learning Contracts: Practical Approaches to Individualizing and Structuring Learning

Malcolm S. Knowles

ISBN: 978-1-555-42016-1 October 1986 Jossey-Bass 262 Pages

Description

A practical, proven method for engaging adult learners

Adding accountability to the learning process has been shown to engage students more deeply and get them invested in their own outcomes. Using Learning Contracts provides practical guidance on implementation in the classroom or corporate setting, helping instructors individualize and add structure to the learning experience. With real-world tips and expert advice from a leader in adult learning, this guide is an invaluable resource packed with insight on using learning contracts effectively.

PrefaceThe Author
Part One: Understandng Contract Learning
1. The Contract Learning Experience
2. How Contract Learing Evolved and How It Works
3. Introducing Contract Learning in an Organization orProgram
Part Two: Developing and Using Learning Contracts in VariousSettings
4. IndepAndent Study
5. Academic Classrooms
6. Clinical Courses, Graduate Assistantships, and Internships
7. Professional and Management Development
8. Degree Programs
9. Practical Hints in Achieving Success with ContractLearning
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