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The Profession and Practice of Adult Education: An Introduction / Edition 1
     

The Profession and Practice of Adult Education: An Introduction / Edition 1

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by Sharan B. Merriam, Ralph G. Brockett
 

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ISBN-10: 0470181532

ISBN-13: 9780470181539

Pub. Date: 07/27/2007

Publisher: Wiley

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

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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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470181539
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/27/2007
Series:
CourseSmart Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
396
Sales rank:
291,556
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.05(h) x 1.20(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface.

Preface to the Updated Edition.

The Authors.

Part One: Foundations of Adult Education.

1. What Counts as Adult Education?

2. Philosophical Perspectives.

3. Perspectives on the Past.

4. Adult Education in Contemporary Society.

Part Two: The Organization and Delivery of Adult Education

5. Providers of Formal Adult Education.

6. The Adult Learner and Concepts of Learning.

7. The Global Context of Adult Education.

8. Examining Access and Opportunity.

Part Three: Developing a Professional Field of Practice.

9. Adult Education as a Developing Profession.

10. The Unacknowledged Side of Practice.

11. Reframing Practice: The Future of Adult Education.

Epilogue: A Decade in Review and Trends for the Future.

References.

Name Index.

Subject Index.

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