ERIC Number: EJ810288
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Reference Count: 37
Spirituality and Adult Learning
Tisdell, Elizabeth J.
New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, n119 p27-36 Fall 2008
The purpose of this chapter is to consider the important influence that spirituality has in adult learning and how discussions of it are affecting the field of adult education. In so doing, the author begins by attempting to define spirituality and then considers the nature of spiritual experience and its relationship to adult development. Finally, the author concludes with some brief implications for practice.
Descriptors: Role, Religious Factors, Influences, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Experiential Learning, Adult Development, Experience
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education
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