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Facilitating group learning : strategies for success with diverse learners  Cover Image Book Book

Facilitating group learning : strategies for success with diverse learners / George Lakey ; foreword by Mark Leier.

Lakey, George, (author.). Leier, James Mark, (author of foreword.).


"Facilitating Group Learning is an essential resource designed to help educators, trainers, workshop leaders, and anyone who assists groups to learn. George Lakey presents the core principles and proven techniques of direct education, an approach he developed for effectively teaching adults in groups. To illustrate how this works in action, Lakey includes a wealth of compelling sotries from his vast experience facilitating groups in a variety of situations." Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9781629638263
  • ISBN: 1629638269
  • ISBN: 978162963826
  • ISBN: 9781629638423
  • ISBN: 1629638420
  • Physical Description: xvii, 291 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Second edition.
  • Publisher: Oakland : PM Press, 2020.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction : direct education for adult learning groups -- The role of the individual and the group in direct education -- Harnessing the power of intention -- Strengthening the container : subgroups join the mix -- The secret life of groups -- Acknowledging difference to accelerate learning -- Diversity and conflict styles -- Social class and diversity -- Authenticity, emotion, and learning -- Structures for organizing the content -- Building on what the learners know -- Learning difficult material -- Sequencing for maximum impact -- Accountability in direct education -- Emergent design : facilitating in the here and now -- Setting the tone and building safety -- Edgy interventions to accelerate learning -- The power of framing -- Sensitivity in cross-cultural issues -- The drama of transformational work -- Conclusion : bringing it all together -- Appendix A : The sustainable educator : advocacy, modesty, and diversity of gifts -- Appendix B : The sustainable educator : resilience and revolution -- Appendix C : For further reading -- Appendix D : Tools and resources for direct education.
Subject: Adult learning.
Group work in education.
Learning strategies.
Continuing education.
Adult education.

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