ERIC Number: ED331968
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Golden Hill, Volume Five. Work and Learning.
Herman, Lee, Ed.; And Others
The 12 articles and stories in this issue focus on the integration of work and learning and on adult learning. "An Introduction to 'Work and Learning'" (Lee Herman) outlines the scope of the volume. "Child's Work" (Nancy Wallace) shows children's independent play to be important intellectual work. "Learning to Write" (Laura Robert) is a Kafkaesque story about a graduate student whose education is distracted by his efforts to learn what others have decided he should. "Welding the Link: Classroom Writing and Workplace Writing" (Marion Fey) describes the reciprocal benefits to learning and work when technical writing students derive topics from jobs. "Juggling, Balancing, and Integrating: School, Work, and Family for Returning Adult Learners" (Elinor Greenberg, Lois Zachary) describes adults learning to manage complex lives as students, workers, and family members. "Old and New Ground in Adult Learning" (Morris Keeton) discusses what adults know about learning and work. "Information Technology and Worklife: Shosana Zuboff's 'In the Age of the Smart Machine'" (Robert Tolsma) is a book review. "Production Knowledge and Social Knowledge" (Elana Michelson, Clark Everling) focuses on the acquisition of these two types of knowledge by workers. "Critical Thinking: Ideals and Tensions. A Conversation with Stephen Brookfield" (Alan Mandell) shows that adult students do need help to learn. "The Faith Healer" (Nancy Anderson) is a story of an old woman who is learning how to die. "The Vanished Porch" (Daniel Smith) is a memoir that contemplates the tranquility and poetry learned from a grandfather that can be put into a busy life. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Development, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Students, Critical Thinking, Education Work Relationship, Information Technology, Job Training, Learning Strategies, Lifelong Learning, Reentry Students, Transfer of Training
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: State Univ. of New York, Saratoga Springs. Empire State Coll.