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Series: New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education

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What Really Matters in Adult Education Program Planning: Lessons in Negotiating Power and Interests by Ronald M. Cervero
Enhancing Staff Development in Diverse Settings by Victoria J. Marsick38
An Update on Adult Learning Theory by Sharan B. Merriam57
Applying Cognitive Learning Theory to Adult Learning by Daniele D. Flannery59
Current Perspectives on Administration of Adult Education Programs by Patricia Mulcrone60
Experiential Learning: A New Approach by Lewis Jackson62
Mentoring: New Strategies and Challenges by Michael W. Galbraith66
Creating Practical Knowledge Through Action Research by B. Allan Quigley73
Transformative Learning in Action: Insights from Practice by Patricia Cranton74
New Perspectives on Designing and Implementing Effective Workshops by Jean Anderson Fleming76
Adult Learning and the Internet by Brad Cahoon78
The New Update on Adult Learning Theory by Sharan B. Merriam89
Sociocultural Perspectives on Learning through Work by Tara Fenwick92
Contemporary Viewpoints on Teaching Adults Effectively by Jovita M. Ross-Gordon93
Adult Learning in Community by David S. Stein95
Accelerated Learning for Adults: The Promise and Practice of Intensive Educational Formats by Raymond J. Wlodkowski97
Facilitating Learning in Online Environments by Steven R. Aragon100
Promoting Critical Practice in Adult Education by Ralf St. Clair102
Developing and Delivering Adult Degree Programs by James P. Pappas103
Embracing and Enhancing the Margins of Adult Education by Meg Wise104
HIV / AIDS Education for Adults by John Egan105
Class Concerns: Adult Education and Social Class by Tom Nesbit106
Artistic Ways of Knowing: Expanded Opportunities for Teaching and Learning by Randee Lipson Lawrence (ed)107
Teaching for Change: Fostering Transformative Learning in the Classroom by Edward W. Taylor109
The Neuroscience of Adult Learning by Sandra Johnson110
Authenticity in Teaching by Patricia Cranton111
Challenging Homophobia and Heterosexism: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Issues by Robert J. Hill112
Teaching Strategies in the Online Environment by Simone C. O. Conceição113
Third Update on Adult Learning Theory by Sharan B. Merriam119
Challenging Ableism, Understanding Disability, Including Adults with Disabilities in Workplaces and Learning Spaces by Tonette S. Rocco132

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How do series work?

To create a series or add a work to it, go to a "work" page. The "Common Knowledge" section now includes a "Series" field. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it.

Works can belong to more than one series. In some cases, as with Chronicles of Narnia, disagreements about order necessitate the creation of more than one series.

Tip: If the series has an order, add a number or other descriptor in parenthesis after the series title (eg., "Chronicles of Prydain (book 1)"). By default, it sorts by the number, or alphabetically if there is no number. If you want to force a particular order, use the | character to divide the number and the descriptor. So, "(0|prequel)" sorts by 0 under the label "prequel."

What isn't a series?

Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place. Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification (eg., avoid lumping Jane Austen with her continuators).

Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.

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