The Profession and Practice of Adult Education: An Introduction

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John Wiley & Sons, 17. feb. 2011 - 396 síđur
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


Chapter 9 Adult Educationasa Developing Profession
Chapter 1What Counts as Adult Education?
Philosophical Perspectives
Chapter 4 Adult Education in Contemporary Society
The Organization and Delivery of Adult Education
Chapter 6 TheAdult Learner and Concepts of Learning
Examining Access and Opportunity
PartIII Developing a Professional Field of Practice
The Unacknowledged Side of Practice
Reframing Practice The Future of Adult Education
ADecade in Review and Trends for the Future

The Global Context of Adult Education

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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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