Module 1: Creating a Community of Learners

Self-Assessment and Resources:

Resources and Readings


Bransford, John D., ed., et al. How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School, expanded ed. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 2000.

Cross, K. Patricia Adults as Learners: Increasing Participation and Facilitating Learning. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1982.

Lieb, Stephen. "Adults as Learners." Vision. Fall, 1991.

Smilkstein, Rita. We're Born to Learn: Using the Brain's Natural Learning Process to Create Today's Curriculum. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Corwin Press, 2002.

Stewart, Deborah A. Effective Teaching: A Guide for Community College Instructors. American Association of Community Colleges. Washington, D.C.: Community College Press, 2003.

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