• Training Educators of Adults: The Theory and Practice of Graduate Adult Education book cover

    Training Educators of Adults

    The Theory and Practice of Graduate Adult Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Brookfield

    Originally published in 1988, this book provides perspective on conceptualisations of adult education in the late 20th century, the range of providing agencies and the varying orientations towards defining the role of the adult educator. It draws together and contextualises a selection of the most…

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  • Learning Networks in Adult Education: Non-formal Education on a Housing Estate book cover

    Learning Networks in Adult Education

    Non-formal Education on a Housing Estate, 1st Edition

    By Paul Fordham, Geoff Poulton, Lawrence Randle

    Originally published in 1979, this book reports on a 3 year action research programme (The New Communities Project) which aimed in increase working-class participation in adult education. Basing their argument on the work of the Project, the authors contend that adult education must begin with the…

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  • Post-Education Society: Recognising Adults as Learners book cover

    Post-Education Society

    Recognising Adults as Learners, 1st Edition

    By Norman Evans

    Originally published in 1985, this book argues that to make sense any attempt to improve the situation must take account of what we now know about adult growth and development, accepting as an operational imperative that it is as problematic and turbulent as childhood. The book claims that since…

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  • Using the Media for Adult Basic Education book cover

    Using the Media for Adult Basic Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Kaye, Keith Harry

    Originally published in 1982 this volume examines some of the themes and issues involved in the combined use of broadcasting, distance teaching methods and local tutorial or counselling provision for adult basic education. Particular emphasis is laid on identifying means of reaching groups and…

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  • Adult Education: International Perspectives From China book cover

    Adult Education

    International Perspectives From China, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Duke

    Originally published in 1987 and now with an updated preface, this book distils and reflects upon major issues confronting adult educators worldwide. Theories, practices and systems of adult education unify the contradictions between different traditions and phases, drawing on the distinctive…

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  • Theory and Practice in the Study of Adult Education: The Epistemological Debate book cover

    Theory and Practice in the Study of Adult Education

    The Epistemological Debate, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barry P. Bright

    Originally published in 1989, this book presents a variety of perspectives on the definition of knowledge and of adult education, by leading authors and practitioners in the study of adult education in the UK and USA. This collection of different and often contradictory views makes a detailed…

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  • Combatting Poverty Through Adult Education: National Development Strategies book cover

    Combatting Poverty Through Adult Education

    National Development Strategies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Duke

    Originally published in 1985 this book addresses important questions about the nature and meaning of development as these concern adult education in the developing world. It contributes to the development debate as well as discussiong what part adult education can play in reducing poverty and…

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  • Why Adults Learn: Towards a Theory of Participation in Adult Education book cover

    Why Adults Learn

    Towards a Theory of Participation in Adult Education, 1st Edition

    By Sean Courtney

    Originally published in 1992 this book looks at the phenomenon of adult education by exploring the nature of the motivation that moves people to return to school or to seek involvement inorganized learning activities. The book challenges the psychological emphasis of much research on adult learning…

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  • Lifelong Education and International Relations book cover

    Lifelong Education and International Relations

    1st Edition

    By Ettore Gelpi

    Originally published in 1985, this book argues that lifelong education has a vital part to play in fostering international political understanding. It also demonstrates how educational planners can use the concept of lifelong education to deal with some of the contradictions inherent in much of the…

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  • Towards a History of Adult Education in America: The Search for a Unifying Principle book cover

    Towards a History of Adult Education in America

    The Search for a Unifying Principle, 1st Edition

    By Harold W. Stubblefield

    Originally published in 1988 this book examines the work of the first generation adult education theorists and the traditions that their work helped establish. They debated the issues, aims and content of adult education programmes and began to explore the often difficult relationship between…

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  • Adult Education and Socialist Pedagogy book cover

    Adult Education and Socialist Pedagogy

    1st Edition

    By Frank Youngman

    Originally published in 1986, this book was written at a time of increasing pressure on traditional areas of secondary and higher education and changing employment patterns - a situation which still exists today. Then, as now, there is increased awareness that the continuing education of adults has…

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  • Early Innovators in Adult Education book cover

    Early Innovators in Adult Education

    1st Edition

    By Huey B. Long

    Originally published in 1991 this book analyses the input of those who made important contributions to the education of adults in the USA between 1607 and 1920. Examining the historical roots of adult education the book explores commonalities among innovators such as Cotton Mather, Benjamin…

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