Education For Adults: Volume 1 Adult Learning And Education by Malcolm TightEducation For Adults: Volume 1 Adult Learning And Education by Malcolm Tight

Education For Adults: Volume 1 Adult Learning And Education

EditorMalcolm Tight

Paperback | August 12, 2014

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The nature of adult education at individual, group and community levels is the concern of this book. Definitions and patterns of adult learning are critically assessed in both this country and abroad, and the processes involved considered in detail. Both case studies and thematic articles have been included and are selected to illustrate the breadth of the field along a number of areas: formal, non-formal and informal education; face-to-face and distance education; from basic levels of education to higher education; from highly deterministic to more 'open' or self-directed forms of education. It is felt that the study and practice of the education of adults can be best advanced by the adoption of such a broad view.

Title:Education For Adults: Volume 1 Adult Learning And EducationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:314 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:August 12, 2014Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:041575075X

ISBN - 13:9780415750752

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Table of Contents

Preface. Introduction.Part 1: Definitions and Patterns1.1 Adult Education and the Education of AdultsBrian Groombridge1.2 Patterns of Adult Education in East EuropeJindra Kulich. 1.3 Adult Education in the Third WorldLalage Bown.Part 2: Processes2.1 Andragogy: An Emerging Technology for Adult LearningMalcom Knowles2.2 The Learning TransactionRoby Kidd2.3 Learning Situations of Educational Situations? Kenneth Lawson 2.4 Adult Learning and Industrial TrainingMike Smith2.5 The Nature and Process of Adult DevelopmentPaula Allman2.6 A Critical Theory of Adult Learning and EducationJack MezirowPart 3: Individual Learning3.1 Self-planned Learning and Major Personal ChangeAllen Tough3.2 The Individual Adult LearnerMichael Moore3.3 Higher Education: School for Independent StudyJohn Stephenson3.4 Radio ECCA: A Distance Learning System in the Canary IslandsLuis Espina CepedaPart 4: Group Learning4.1 The Process of the Encounter GroupCarl Rogers4.2 The Group-Centred LeaderThomas Gordon4.3 Observing, Recording and EvaluatingTom DouglasPart 5: Community Learning5.1 Community Michael Newman 5.2 Adult Education and Community ActionTom Lovett5.3 Action Learning and the Inner CityReg Revans5.4 Education and Conscientiza'Paulo Freire. Index.