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The Psychology of Adult Learning in Africa

  • February 2005

Presenting psychology as an applied discipline that can help adult educators to be more effective in their work, this book analyses the cultural factors that influence the characteristics, behaviour and thinking of adult learners. It emphasises the collective orientation of African cultures and the view of the self in terms of interdependent relationships within a community. The chapters provide an introduction to the psychology of adult learning and address the following: characteristics of adult learning; life span development; human motivation and participation; learning styles; facilitating adult learning; and guidance and counselling of adult learners.

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  • Author/Editor: Thomas Fasokun, Anne Katahoire, Akpovire Oduaran
  • The Psychology of Adult Learning in Africa
  • UIL and Pearson Education South Africa , 2005
  • ISBN
    92-820-1117-8
  • Available in: English