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Adults as learners

K. Patricia Cross

Adults as learners

increasing participation and facilitating learning

by K. Patricia Cross

  • 24 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Jossey-Bass in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Adult education.,
  • Continuing education.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-287) and index.

    StatementK. Patricia Cross.
    SeriesJossey-Bass classics, The Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series, Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxx, 300 p. :
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18128885M
    ISBN 101555424457

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    The Practitioner Toolkit: Working with Adult English Language Learners is designed to give support to adult education and family literacy instructors who are new to serving adult English language learners and their families in rural, urban, and faith- and community-based programs. The Book Next Door. Australian ESL materials for adults and young adults. Australian ESL resources (with instant lessons and photocopiable teacher’s guides) that can be used by teachers and volunteers as ‘extra’ support for learners. ESL Extras.

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