ERIC Number: ED037648
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Feb
Reference Count: 0
An Historical Overview of the Adult Self-Learner.
The tradition of independent study is traced from classical antiquity to the 20th century. Particular attention is given to the example of such persons as Descartes, Rousseau, Goethe, and Franklin, and to the role of encyclopedias, libraries, and correspondence study in furthering self-education. Nine references are included. (LY)
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Authoring Institution: British Columbia Univ., Vancouver.