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Reference Services for the Adult Learner

Challenging Issues for the Traditional and Technological Era

by Kwasi, Ph.D. Sarkodie-Mensah

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Published by Haworth Information Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education,
  • Internet,
  • Libraries and adult education,
  • Adult services in public libraries,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Services to adult college students,
  • Services to adult college stud,
  • Library & Information Science,
  • Adult services in public libra,
  • Reference,
  • Academic libraries,
  • Adult learning

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages435
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8152199M
    ISBN 100789009900
    ISBN 109780789009906

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Reference Services for the Adult Learner by Kwasi, Ph.D. Sarkodie-Mensah Download PDF EPUB FB2

Reference Services for the Adult Learner provides original empirical research on such vital issues as: technophobia, technostress, and information literacy ; the unique needs of the adult learner, including evening and weekend access to information and instructionPrice: $ This book offers approaches for teaching adult patrons how and where to find information in libraries and through information services.

It includes 34 papers, organized in seven sections, expressing the views of faculty, adult students, and administrators as well as librarians on theories of educational psychology that explain how adults by: 6.

Reference Services for the Adult Learner: Challenging Issues for the Traditional and Technological Era offers proven, effective approaches for teaching adult patrons how and where to find information. Unlike younger students, who in many cases grew up with computers at school and in the home, many older patrons are uncomfortable with current Cited by: 6.

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Each reference is followed by a brief description and/or comments (provided by Leodis Scott, Ed.D. ) about its. Introduction / Kwasi Sarkodie-Mensah --Information Explosion, Technophobia, and Technostress --The Information Explosion: Continuing Implications for Reference Services to Adult Learners in Academia / Anita Ezzo, Julia Perez --The Information Explosion and the Adult Learner: Implications for Reference Librarians / Gayle R.

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This much acclaimed text has been fully updated to incorporate the latest advances in the field. As leading authorities on adult education and training, Elwood Holton and Dick Swanson have revised this edition building on the work of the late Malcolm Knolwes.

Keeping to the practical format of the last edition, this book is divided into three parts.3/5(3). book in his permanent reference library. The Adult Learner: A Neglected Species. helps cut through the bewildering and often conflicting profusion of theories and research findings, interpretations, reinterpretations and an jses in the.

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Each topic-driven suite of resources includes an issue brief, online learning module, and a Author: Luis Kong. An adult learner or, more commonly, a mature student, is a person who is older and is involved in forms of learners fall in a specific criteria of being experienced, and do not always have a high school diploma.

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Rice, special issue, New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education 43– “The Adult Learner of Color: An Overlooked College Student Population.”. This much acclaimed text has been fully updated to incorporate the latest advances in the field.

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This book is the second edition of a work drawn from a series of lectures given by a distinguished scholar and teacher in the field of adult learning at the University of Wisconsin in Author: Shikha Kapur.Schedule Private Appointment - call or email Adult Learner Services to schedule an over-the-phone or face-to-face appointment.

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