Making Sense of Adult Learning

Used book in Good Condition. Learning is an inseparable part of human experience. Concepts are presented from learning-centred and learner-centred perspectives, while related learning and teaching principles provide ideas about how one may enable others to learn more effectively. Written for people preparing to become adult educators, Making Sense of Adult Learning provides background information about the nature of adult learning and the characteristics that typify adult learners.

Understanding how adults learn and applying that expertise to practical everyday situations and relationships opens the window on a broader understanding of the capacity of the human mind. Dorothy mackeracher's making sense of Adult Learning was first published in 1996, and was acclaimed for its readability and value as a reference tool.

For the second edition of this essential work, MacKeracher has reorganized and revised many of the chapters to bring the text up-to-date for contemporary use. This new edition will be quick to assert its place as the premier guide in the field.


Do the Right Thing: Living Ethically in an Unethical World

The rricc system works by helping you examine situations according to five ethical principles: responsibility, competence, respect, integrity, and concern. How should you live your life? Our actions and choices dramatically affect our thoughts and feelings about ourselves and the world around us. Then it explains an innovative, five-step process you can use to make sound, ethical choices.

Few things promote good mental health better than a clear conscience and the peace of mind that come from knowing you’ve done the right thing. Used book in Good Condition. First, the book offers a clear, easy-to-understand survey of the major traditions in ethics and their approaches to problem solving.

By following the lucid, you will learn and practice invaluable decision-making skills—simple, reliable techniques you can use at any time, step-by-step exercises that introduce the system, in any place to make sure you always do the right thing. But, in our ever more complicated world, written by an esteemed psychologist and ethicist, good for our community—and just plain good? This book, what are the right choices? How can we make decisions that are at the same time good for us, helps you answer these questions and develop a sound system for making the right choices in each situation.

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Creation Regained: Biblical Basics for a Reformational Worldview

Wolters begins by defining the nature and scope of a worldview, distinguishing it from philosophy and theology. Used book in Good Condition. This twentieth anniversary edition features a new concluding chapter, coauthored with Michael Goheen, that helpfully places the discussion of worldview in a broader narrative and missional context.

He then outlines a reformed analysis of the three basic categories in human history -- creation, fall, and redemption -- arguing that while the fall reaches into every corner of the world, Christians are called to participate in Christ's redemption of all creation. With a postcript coauthored by Michael W.

Goheenin print for two decades and translated into eight languages, Albert Wolters's classic formulation of an integrated Christian worldview has been revised and expanded to reach new readers beyond the generation that has already benefited from this clear, concise proposal for transcending the false dichotomy between sacred and secular.

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Jesus the King: Understanding the Life and Death of the Son of God

S. Previously published in hardcover as King's Cross The most influential man to ever walk the earth has had his story told in hundreds of different ways for thousands of years. Can any more be said? now, timothy keller,  new York Times bestselling author of The Prodigal Prophet and the man Newsweek called a “C.

Used book in Good Condition. Jesus the king is keller’s revelatory look at the life of Christ as told in the Gospel of Mark. It is an unforgettable look at Jesus Christ, and one that will leave an indelible imprint on every reader. Lewis for the twenty-first century, ” unlocks new insights into the life of Jesus Christ as he explores how Jesus came as a king, but a king who had to bear the greatest burden anyone ever has.

In it, and personal, historical, keller shows how the story of Jesus is at once cosmic, calling each of us to look anew at our relationship with God. Riverhead Books.


Our Spiritual Brain: Integrating Brain Research and Faith Development

Used book in Good Condition. Each segment is a practical application to Christian education based on the findings in brain research. Brain research is about making discoveries. The fourth section will help you to take your learning about the brain into new areas of discovery. Riverhead Books. As religious educators, more usable lessons to help students continue, with depth and purpose, you need to know how the brain functions and how to translate that information into better, on their journey of faith.

The first section of this book is a brief background of the brain research that is fascinating so many people in so many fields today. The second section is about learning, particularly brain-based learning. It is about learning how this most amazing organism works and how it influences every aspect of your life.

The third section is divided into twelve segments.


American Catholics Today: New Realities of Their Faith and Their Church

Rowman Littlefield Publishers. Used book in Good Condition. The catholic church has had a tumultuous recent history, in the wake of the election of a new pope and sex abuse scandals, and the views of Catholic lay people have not stood untouched. What are the effects of these events upon catholics' beliefs? how do beliefs of older and younger generations of Catholics differ? Using key Gallup surveys from 1987 to 2005, this book reveals a rift between Catholics born before and after Vatican II and suggests that the future will find more Catholics making decisions about their own faith and fewer who are fervently committed to church life.

. This discussion is vital to anyone concerned with American Catholicism and its future. Riverhead Books.


Research Strategies: Finding Your Way Through the Information Fog

Research strategies provides a plethora of insightful and helpful information, including: Finding and narrowing a topic Creating an outline Searching databases Understanding metadata Using library catalogs and journal databases Conducting Internet research Organizing research notes Writing the actual paper Research Strategies explains the skills and strategies you need to efficiently and effectively complete a research project from topic to finished product.

In this, the fourth edition, Badke details the entire research paper process from start to finish. Riverhead Books. Used book in Good Condition. It is possible to develop significant skills in order to make the writing process much easier than you think. Writing research papers does not have to be the painful experience many people make it out to be.

Badke's strategies present a sure path through the amazing and complex new world of information. With the information provided here, research doesn't have to be frustrating or boring. Rowman Littlefield Publishers. In research strategies, simple, author William Badke offers a clear, and often humorous roadmap for conducting research and navigating the vast new world of information and technology.

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Christian Adulthood: A Journey of Self-Discovery

This book is a guide to Christian maturity. Included in the process are the topics of stewardship, loving oneself, and the use of personal power in one's life. Christian adulthood is taken from an earlier work of theirs, Seasons of Strength. James D. Whitehead is a pastoral theologian and historian of religion.

The authors are well known in their field. Riverhead Books. 128-page paperback • 5-1/2 x 8-1/4 Used book in Good Condition. His area of concern is contemporary spirituality, leadership in ministry, and the use of theological methods in ministry. It helps readers discover their true selves and their real vocation in the world.

Such self-discovery is a life-long process, described here as an attempt to learn and follow God's place for us in the world and God's plan for our lives. Evelyn eaton whitehead is a developmental psychologist who writes and lectures on adult maturity, leadership dynamics, and the social analysis of parish and community life.

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Fostering Leadership Skills in Ministry: A Parish Handbook by Jean Marie Hiesberger 2002-08-01

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Teaching As A Sacramental Act

Moore asserts that christian vocation, can be best understood as sacramental, and the teaching vocation in particular, mediating the grace of God through ordinary creation for the sanctification of human life and the well-being of all creation. Riverhead Books. She develops her argument through three important factors: a historical-theological analysis of the Christian sacraments and sacramentality; a phenomenological study of teaching events; and a description of six sacramental movements and corresponding teaching practices as informed by Jewish-Christian traditions and Eucharistic practices.

Teaching as a sacramental act is ideal for students, pastors, Christian educators, spiritual directors, and pastoral caregivers who want to rethink and reshape the teaching ministry of the church. Rowman Littlefield Publishers. The nine detailed chapters include: searching for the sacred; sacred teaching: Education as Sacrament; Expecting the Unexpected; Remembering the Dismembered; Seeking Reversals; Giving Thanks; Nourishing Life; Reconstructing Community and Repairing the World; and Mapping the Future of Sacramental Teaching.

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A Concise Guide to Pastoral Planning Concise Guide

Used book in Good Condition. This book offers a wealth of information on creating effective and theologically, doctrinally, and pastorally sound planning models. Dr. William pickett brings over forty years of experience in administration and planning to A Concise Guide to Pastoral Planning, an essential guide for those charged with pastoral planning in the Catholic Church.

Rowman Littlefield Publishers. Riverhead Books. Pickett gives clear direction and a range of options for addressing the multiple issues encountered in planning at three distinct levels of local church life: parish, deanery, and diocese.