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The Christian Educator's Handbook on Adult Education By Kenneth O. Gangel

The Christian Educator's Handbook on Adult Education by Kenneth O. Gangel

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Get historical insight and practical help for your adult Christian education needs.

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The Christian Educator's Handbook on Adult Education by Kenneth O. Gangel

How do adults learn? For nearly thirty years the general education field, influenced by the adult education model of Malcolm Knowles, has directed considerable attention toward answering this question. With The Christian Educator's Handbook on Adult Education, evangelicals join the discussion. The Christian Educator's Handbook on Adult Education represents one of the first comprehensive attempts by evangelicals to apply adult education theory to Christian education in general. In this book contributors from across the evangelical spectrum--practitioners and academics--present an accessible interpretation, application, and critique of Knowles' approach from a biblical perspective. The result is a highly practical volume composed of applied, theoretical, and age-specific chapters that will appeal to those in ministry and higher education. Also included is a chapter by Knowles, reflecting on his contributions to Christian adult education.

About Kenneth O. Gangel

Kenneth O. Gangel (Ph.D., University of Missouri), after a distinguished career at Dallas Theological Seminary, is now executive director of the graduate studies division at Toccoa Falls College. A noted expert on Christian education, he has written many books, including Feeding and Leading.
James C. Wilhoit (Ph.D., Northwestern) is professor of Christian education at Wheaton College. He has authored a number of scholarly articles and books, including Christian Education and the Search for Meaning.

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Biblical Foundations for Adult Education
Kenneth O. Gangel
2. Theological Foundations for Adult Education
Edward L. Hayes
3. Christian Adults and Spiritual Formation
James C. Wilhoit
4. Cultural Factors of North American Adults
Gregory C. Carlson
5. Psychology of Adulthood
John M. Dettoni
6. Contributions of Malcolm Knowles
Malcolm S. Knowles
7. Learning from Gender Differences
Catherine M. Stonehouse
8. How Adults Learn
Richard Patterson
9. Inductive Teaching: Strategy for the Adult Educator
Duane H. Elmer
10. Small Groups in Adult Education
Samuel L. Canine
11. Setting and Achieving Objectives for Adult Education
Warren S. Benson
12. Curriculum for Adult Education
James C. Galvin/David R. Veerman
13. Teaching Young Adults
Fred R. Wilson
14. Teaching Middle Adults
Wesley R. Willis
15. Teaching Older Adults
Robert E. Fillinger
16. Single Adults and Single Parents
Patricia A. Chapman
17. The "Critical Years" of Young Adulthood
Richard E. Butman
18. Family Life Education
James R. Slaughter
19. Adult Education with Persons from Ethnic Minority Communities
Robert W. Pazmino
20. Adult Sunday School
Harold J. Westing
21. Programming Adult Education in the Local Church
Stanley S. Olsen
22. Mentoring and Discipling
Allen D. Curry
23. Seminars and Workshops
James A. Davies
24. Illustrations of Effective Church Education with Adults
Michael S. Lawson
Contributors

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CIN000235473
9780801021688
0801021685
The Christian Educator's Handbook on Adult Education by Kenneth O. Gangel
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Baker Publishing Group
1998-02-01
360
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