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  • Nov 27, 2012
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    Novel Concept: Reward Good Behavior to Get More of It

    NYT columnist David Brooks reminds us of a key adult education basic: Rewarding good behavior works better than punishing bad behavior....More
  • Mar 11, 2012
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    Adult learning: fallout from an increasingly secular society?

    Today's Boston Globe had an interesting tidbit called What What Religions are Good At that I found fascinating. It talks about a new book by Alain de Botton called Religion for Atheists, in which the author argues that one doesn't have to believe in a ......More
  • Sep 19, 2011
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    Teaching to different learning styles a matter of debate

    I've been to many sessions at industry conferences that teach about different learning styles (visual, auditory, kinesthetic, tactile), and I do believe that different people may learn best in different ways. But the problem that always brings up for ......More
  • Jun 14, 2007
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    Using good adult education principles for meetings

    I've never understood why more meetings (or all meetings, for that matter) don't incorporate good adult education principles. If you're as adamant as I am that meetings actually are about learning, check out these articles: Education Grows Up ......More
  • Apr 1, 2007
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    Watch and learn

    Here's an interesting study for those among us interested in adult education: Watching With Intent To Repeat Ignites Key Learning Area Of Brain. A snip: As detailed in the Dec. 20 issue of the Journal of Neuroscience, researchers, using functional ......More
  • Oct 5, 2005
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    Adult learning book reviews

    This post courtesy of Anne Taylor-Vaisey: Here are two book reviews from the November issue of Adult Education Quarterly. Free full text is available By subscription. Book Review: The Power of Critical Theory: Liberating Adult Learning and Teaching ......More

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