An Adult Educator's Reading List
Compiled by EssentialEd.com from suggestions on the LINCS listservs.
Adult Development and Aging. Hayslip, B. & Panek, P.E.
Adult Educational Psychology, edited by James Athanasou
Becoming a Critically Reflective Teacher, Stephen Brookfield. Sandy Scanlon
Becoming adult learners: Principles and practices for Effective Development by Eilile, Drago-Severson
Building Professional Pride in Literacy by B. Allan Quigley.
Enhancing Adult Motivation to Learn. by Wlodkowski, R. J.
Handbook of Adult and Continuing Education, by Carol E. Kasworm (Editor), Amy D. Rose (Editor), Jovita M. Ross-Gordon (Editor)
Health Literacy from A to Z," by Helen Osborne
Learning in Adulthood, A Comprehensive Guide by Merriam, Caffarella, and Baumgartner
Lives on the Boundary, by Mike Rose
Pedagogy of the Oppressed, by Paulo Freire
Planning Programs for Adult Learners. A Practical Guide for Educators, by Rosemary Caffarella
Teaching patients with low literacy skills, by Doak & Root
The Adult Learner: The definitive classic in adult education and human resource development, by Malcolm Knowels
The Annual Review of Adult Learning and Literacy, National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy
The Complete Theory-To-Practice Handbook of Adult Literacy: Curriculum Design and Teaching Approaches, by Rena Soifer
The Long Haul: An Autobiography by Myles Horton
Trainers, and Staff Developers, by Caffarella, R.S.
We Make the Road by Walking – Myles Horton and Paulo Freire
Innovations, Provocations, and Outside the Box:
- Getting Smart: How Digital Learning is Changing the World, by Tom Vander Ark
- Disrupting Class, Expanded Edition: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns, by Clayton Christensen
- Rethinking Education in the Age of Technology: The Digital Revolution and Schooling in America, by Collins and Halverson