The Profession and Practice of Adult Education: An Introduction

John Wiley & Sons, 17. feb. 2011 - 396 sider
The Profession and Practice of Adult Education is a timely book and an excellent introduction to the field. Drawing from an extensive volume of literature, it provides comprehensive coverage and a clear guide. Graduate students will benefit from it and practitioners will be kept abreast of changes that are occurring.
--Peter Jarvis, professor of continuing education and senior research professor, University of Surrey, United Kingdom

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Title Page
The Authors
Philosophical Perspectives
Perspectives on the Past
Adult Education in Contemporary Society
The Organization and Delivery of Adult Education
The Adult Learner and Concepts of Learning
The Global Context of Adult Education
Comparative Studies
Examining Access and Opportunity
The Unacknowledged Side of Practice
Reframing Practice The Future of Adult Education
A Decade in Review and Trends for the Future
Name Index
Subject Index

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Sharan B. Merriam is professor of adult education at the University of Georgia.

Ralph G. Brockett is professor of adult education at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

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