Socio-psychology of adult education in Africa

  • May 2014

This book analyses the cultural factors that influence the characteristics, behaviour and thinking of adult learners from the perspective of psychology. It emphasizes the collective orientation of African cultures and the view of the self vis- à-vis interdependent relationships within a community. The chapters provide an introduction to the psychology of adult learning and address the following themes: characteristics of adult learning; lifespan development; human motivation and participation; learning styles; facilitating adult learning; and guidance and counselling of adult learners.

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  • Author/Editor: Afsata Paré Kaboré; Rasmata Nabaloum-Bakyono
  • Socio-psychology of adult education in Africa
  • UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning; Les Presses universitaires d’Afrique, 2014
  • ISBN
  • Available in: French