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ERIC Number: ED439256
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
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Philosophical Foundations: A Primer for Adult Continuing Education.
Rampp, Lary C., Ed.; Guffey, J. Stephen, Ed.
This document, which is intended as a primer for adult continuing education, contains 11 chapters examining the philosophical foundations of adult and continuing education. The chapter titles and authors are as follows: "Progressivism and Adult Continuing Education" (Michael Day); "Progressivism: An Anthology" (Andrea Reeve); "Progressivism; Instructional Models" (Donna L. Whitson); "Behaviorism" (Roy A Moxley); "Rediscovering the Value of Continuing Liberal Education for Practitioners" (William H. Young and Keith W. Krasemann); "Liberal Philosophies of Adult Continuing Education--An Anthology Overview" (J. Stephen Guffey and Lary C. Rampp); "Radical Philosophy: Social Vision and Social Change" (J. Randall Koetting and Martha W. Combs); "A Challenge for Women: Equal Power--A Response to 'Feminism and Adult Learning: Power, Pedagogy, and Praxis' by Elizabeth J. Tisdell" (Dorothy Trusock); "Feminism and Adult Learning: Power, Pedagogy, and Praxis (Elizabeth J. Tisdell); "Emerging Perspectives: Transformational Education--Instructional Methods" (Margaret Tobin and Dorothy Becker); "Through Chaos to Transformation: An Emerging Perspective for Adult Continuing Education" (Irene Karpiak); and "Emerging Philosophies and Orientations in Adult and Continuing Education" (Irene Karpiak). (Most papers contain extensive references.) (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Behaviorism, Comparative Analysis, Continuing Education, Educational Benefits, Educational History, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Educational Trends, Feminism, Foundations of Education, General Education, Liberalism, Lifelong Learning, Literature Reviews, Position Papers, Postsecondary Education, Progressive Education, Social Change, State of the Art Reviews, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods, Theory Practice Relationship, Trend Analysis, Womens Education, Womens Studies
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
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Identifiers: Praxis; Progressivism; Radical Education; Radicalism