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Creating Courses for Adults: Design for Learning (Book Review)

Dhillon, Jaswinder (2016) Creating Courses for Adults: Design for Learning (Book Review). Studies in the Education of Adults, 48 (1). pp. 118-119. ISSN Print 0266-0830 Online 1478-9833

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The key idea of the book is that courses for adults need to be designed and not just put together haphazardly without careful thought and planning. This central argument is reflected in the title of the book, which sees ‘creating’ and ‘design for learning’ as core ideas and permeates the thinking and framework offered as a template for designing learning. For me, this reflects the balance between flexibility and structure that is needed for designing and teaching courses for adults in a variety of contexts.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: adult courses, course design, learning
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2361 Curriculum
L Education > LC Special aspects of education > LC5201 Education extension. Adult education. Continuing education
Divisions: Academic Departments > Institute of Education
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Depositing User: Jaswinder Dhillon
Date Deposited: 26 May 2016 08:49
Last Modified: 26 May 2016 08:49

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