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Why adults learn

Allen Tough

Why adults learn

a study of the major reasons for beginning and continuing a learning project

by Allen Tough

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Published by Ontario Institute for Studies in Education in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAllen Tough.
SeriesMonographs in adult education -- no. 3
ContributionsOntario Institute for Studies in Education.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21403950M

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Teachers believe that cross-translation is a natural phenomenon and that nothing can be done to diminish its impact on adults who are trying hard to learn a foreign language.

The human brain is built to resist a second language; that is why N. Doidge calls this phenomenon the tyranny of the mother tongue. Why Adults Learn book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

This study explores the nature of the motivation that moves men and women Pages:   Why Adults Should Read Kids’ Books Aimee Miles Oct 6, This is a guest post from Aimee Miles. Gino’s book seems aimed at people (children or adults) That’s separate from being trans.

Basic stuff, but we all have to learn the basics, and kids books are really good at teaching. Adults are ready to learn when the need arises. Adults learn when they to choose to learn and commit to learn. That desire to learn usually coincides with the transition from one developmental stage to another and is related to developmental tasks, such as career planning, acquiring job competencies, improving job performance, etc.

Often File Size: KB. The driving intrinsic motivation for adults to learn is a general sense of accomplishment. In order to feed their personal passions about subjects that they have limited knowledge or experience, adults want solutions to their real-world problems and issues.

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The book challenges the psychological emphasis of much research on adult learning. Approximately 55 percent of today’s YA readers are adults. To find out why, I consulted the president of a young-adult publishing imprint, a professor of young-adult literature, a few Masthead.

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Laura D’Alessandro. Someone has told me that comics and children books are degenerating intellectuality. This person said it directly to my face with a mocking tone while I was reading Case Closed –a Japanese comic book that made me love crime series, thriller movies and detective stories.

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Get this from a library. Why adults learn; a study of the major reasons for beginning and continuing a learning project. [Allen M Tough; Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. Department of Adult Education.].

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Picture book language is often more sophisticated than the first chapter books that children read, and therefore an excellent way for children to learn language. It is here that children, and others, can learn vocabulary, imagery, rhythm, shape, structure, conciseness, emotional power.

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The Critical Period Hypothesis is the academic name for what most of us have come to believe about adults and language learning. Its basic outline is that there’s a fixed period of time in which you can really learn a language and learn it well. After that good : Alex Breeden. Why Adults Learn; A Study of the Major Reasons for Beginning and Continuing a Learning Project.

Tough, Allen M. As determined in this study of 35 adults in the Toronto area, the single most common and most important reason for adult learning is the desire to use or apply knowledge and skill. While the sky is a key supporting player in “I Got It!,” the sea is a true co-star in Sophie Blackall’s HELLO LIGHTHOUSE (Little, Brown, 48.

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