The Literature of Adult Education: A Bibliographic Essay / Edition 1

The Literature of Adult Education: A Bibliographic Essay / Edition 1

by Cyril O. Houle
     
 

ISBN-10: 1555424708

ISBN-13: 9781555424701

Pub. Date: 10/30/1992

Publisher: Wiley

The Literature of Adult Education explores and describes over twelve hundred books in the diverse body of writings on adult education--tracing the development of basic theories and practices, identifying major accomplishments, and documenting the enormous and continuing growth of knowledge in this field. It provides an understanding of the entire field that can help

Overview

The Literature of Adult Education explores and describes over twelve hundred books in the diverse body of writings on adult education--tracing the development of basic theories and practices, identifying major accomplishments, and documenting the enormous and continuing growth of knowledge in this field. It provides an understanding of the entire field that can help professionals in all areas of adult education recognize a shared identity and find the sources of information and guidance they need to strengthen their own practices.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555424701
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/30/1992
Series:
Higher & Adult Education
Edition description:
1st
Pages:
441
Product dimensions:
1.19(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Part One: Emergence and Growth of the Field and the Literature
1. The History of Adult Education
2. Comprehensive Works on Adult Education
3. The Underlying Concerns of Educators of Adults
4. Adult Learners: Their Nature and Needs
Part Two: The Providers and Goals of Adult Education
5. Providers Created to Educate Children and Youth
6. Providers Created to Educate People of All Ages
7. Providers Created to Educate Adults
8. Goals Related to Formal Systems of Education
9. Goals Related to Aspects of Adult Life
Part Three: The Practice of Adult Education
10. Theory and Program Design
11. Formats and Settings for Adult Learning
Conclusion: Achievements and Future Prospects

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