Category: Essential Reading

Recommended books

A Practical Guide to Needs Assessment

A Practical Guide to Needs Assessment

Designed as a resource for practitioners, this book is filled with how-to information, tips, and case studies. It shows how to use data-based needs assessments to frame people-related problems and performance, improvement opportunities to obtain support from those who are affected by the changes, make effective decision, and increase efficiency.

Experiential Learning: Experience as the Source of Learning and Development

Experiential Learning

Experiential learning is a powerful and proven approach to teaching and learning that is based on one incontrovertible reality: people learn best through experience. In this book, David A. Kolb offers a systematic and up-to-date statement of the theory of experiential learning and its modern applications to education, work, and adult development.

Andragogy in Action: Applying Modern Principles of Adult Learning

Androgogy In Action

This classic work by a pioneer in the field of adult learning provides over thirty case examples from a variety of settings illustrating andragogy (principles of adult learning) in practice, including applications in business, government, colleges and universities, religious education, remedial education, and continuing education for the professions.

Powerful Techniques for Teaching Adults

Powerful Techniques for teaching adults

Powerful Techniques for Teaching Adults by Stephen D. Brookfield Get it at AMAZON One of the enduring realities teachers of adults face is negotiating the power dynamics of their classrooms. Teachers have positional power and authority but can feel powerless…