From Telling to Teaching introduces educators of adults to a dynamic, motivational dialogue approach that breathes new life and energy into everyone involved. Readers learn how to set positive learning environments, activate prior learning, incorporate a variety of teaching approaches, engage learners in dialogue, and reinforce the learning. The volume includes a proven, step by step approach to curriculum design that has already been used by thousands of educators, volunteer trainers, and staff development specialists worldwide.
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To improve classroom education, create dialogue. That's the advice of proponents of dialogue education, or learning by dialogue. Designing for dialogue is designing a conversation if it is one-to-one teaching or multiple conversations in a group.
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Although lectures are one of the most common methods of knowledge transfer in medicine, their effectiveness has been questioned. Passive formats, lack of relevance and disconnection from the student's needs are some of the arguments supporting this apparent lack of efficacy. However, many authors have suggested that applying adult learning principles i.
This article begins with a critical examination of adult education theory and practice and its engagement or lack with Indigenous knowledges and communities. In doing so, the article reveals the contradictions of early citizenry adult education that sought to bring educational programs to the people without a critical examination of the western hegemonic orientation of such programming. The critique then moves to a discussion of transformative learning within adult education emerging in the late s.
Dialogue Education is based on the work of Dr. Jane interpreted the work of Paulo Freire, Malcolm Knowles, Kurt Lewin and others in light of her years of working with adult learners in many cultures, and created an elegant synthesis of the key principles and practices of how adults learn. She called this approach "Dialogue Education" because it seeks to create a dialogue between the learners, the instructors and the content vs. Jane has authored many books and articles on Dialogue Education, and continues to refuse invitations to lecture -- she'll only attend if she can "tell through dialogue".
Dialogue Education is a popular education approach to adult education first described by educator Jane Vella in the s. It is a synthesis of these theories into principles and practices that can be applied in a concrete way to learning design and facilitation. Dialogue Education is a form of Constructivism and can be a means for Transformative learningVella,
Abstract Are your learners happy with their experiences in your workshops and classes? Are they learning? The Dialogue Education approach is a unique way of designing educational experiences for Extension audiences. Design questions focus on the needs of the learners and promote dialogue among participants.