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Understanding and Negotiating the Political Landscape of Adult Education: New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education / Edition 1
     

Understanding and Negotiating the Political Landscape of Adult Education: New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education / Edition 1

by Catherine A. Hansman, Peggy A. Sissel
 

ISBN-10: 0787957755

ISBN-13: 9780787957759

Pub. Date: 10/17/2001

Publisher: Wiley

Provides key insights into the politics and policy issues in adult education today. Offering effective strategies for reflection and action, chapters explore issues in examination and negotiation of the political aspects of higher education, adult educators in K-12-focused colleges of education, literacy education, social welfare reform, professional organizations,

Overview

Provides key insights into the politics and policy issues in adult education today. Offering effective strategies for reflection and action, chapters explore issues in examination and negotiation of the political aspects of higher education, adult educators in K-12-focused colleges of education, literacy education, social welfare reform, professional organizations, and identity of the field. A valuable guidebook for educators meeting the political challenges in adult education policies, programs, and everyday practices.

This is the 91st journal in the Jossey-Bass series New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787957759
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/17/2001
Series:
J-B ACE Single Issue Adult & Continuing Education Series , #3
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
5.81(w) x 9.15(h) x 0.25(d)

Table of Contents

EDITORS' NOTES (Catherine A. Hansman, Peggy A. Sissel).

1. Thinking Politically: A Framework for Adult and Continuing Education (Peggy A. Sissel).

2. The Politics of Neglect: Adult Learners in Higher Education (Peggy A. Sissel, Catherine A. Hansman, Carol E. Kasworm).

3. Negotiating the Democratic Classroom (Scipio A. J. Colin III, Thomas W. Heaney).

4. Achieving Voice and Security in Colleges of Education (Michael J. Day, Donna Amstutz, Donna Whitson).

5. The Gendered Construction of the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (Barbara Sparks).

6. Living in the Feudalism of Adult Basic and Literacy Education: Can We Negotiate a Literacy Democracy? (B. Allan Quigley).

7. Political Hotbeds: Professional Organizations as Policymakers (Phyllis M. Cunningham).

8. Professionalization: A Politics of Identity (Arthur L. Wilson).

9. The Political Landscape of Adult Education: From the Personal to Political and Back Again (Catherine A. Hansman).

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