ERIC Number: ED446231
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Handbook of Adult and Continuing Education. New Edition.
Wilson, Arthur L., Ed.; Hayes, Elisabeth R., Ed.
This handbook presents the perspectives of more than 60 leading authorities on the study and practice of adult and continuing education. The following are among the papers included: "A Selective History of Adult Education Handbooks" (A.L. Wilson, E.R. Hayes); "The Concept of Critically Reflective Practice" (Stephen D. Brookfield); "Linking the Individual Learner to the Context of Adult Learning" (Rosemary Caffarella, Sharan B. Merriam); "Learning from Experience in Adult Education" (Nod Miller); "Adult Learning for Self-Development and Change" (Mark Tennant); "Discourses and Cultures of Teaching" (Daniel D. Pratt, Tom Nesbit); "The Invisible Politics of Race in Adult Education" (Juanita Johnson-Bailey, Ronald M. Cervero); "Cultures of Transformation" (Ann K. Brooks); "From Functionalism to Postmodernism in Adult Education Leadership" (Joe F. Donaldson, Paul Jay Edelson); "Adult Learning and Technology" (Carol E. Kasworm, Carroll A. Londoner); "Adult Literacy" (Eunice N. Askov); "Moving beyond Performance Paradigms in Human Resource Development" (Laura L. Bierema); "Putting Meaning into Workplace Learning" (Tara J. Fenwick); "Adult Education in Rural Community Development" (Lillian H. Hill, Allen B. Moore); "Exploring 'Community' in Community College Practice" (Iris M. Weisman, Margie S. Longacre); "Control and Democracy in Adult Correctional Education" (Howard S. Davidson); "Cooperative Extension" (Glenn J. Applebee); "Distance Education for Lifelong Learning" (Chere Campbell Gibson); "English as a Second Language in Adult Education" (Richard A. Orem);"Contributions of the Military to Adult and Continuing Education" (Steve F. Klime, Clinton L. Anderson); "Older Adult Learning" (James C. Fisher, Mary Alice Wolf); "Formal Mentoring Programs" (Catherine A. Hansman); "Prior Learning Assessment: The Quiet Revolution" (Alan M. Thomas); "A Postmodern Approach to Adult Religious Education" (Leona M. English, Marie A. Gillen); "Urban Contexts for Adult Education Practice" (Barbara J. Daley, James C. Fisher, Larry G. Martin); "Adult Education and Society" (Thomas W. Heaney); "A Sociology of Adult Education" (Phyllis M. Cunningham); "The Politics of Knowledge Construction" (David Deshler, Nancy Grudens-Schuck); "Evolving Directions in Professionalization and Philosophy" (Ronald Podeschi); "Defining the Profession: A Critical Appraisal" (Susan Imel, Ralph G. Brockett, Waynne Blue James); and "The Learning Society" (John Holford, Peter Jarvis). All papers include substantial bibliographies. Concluding the handbook are lists of the contents of past handbooks. (MN)
Descriptors: Accountability, Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Classroom Techniques, College Programs, Community Colleges, Continuing Education, Correctional Education, Critical Thinking, Definitions, Distance Education, Education Work Relationship, Educational Administration, Educational History, Educational Policy, Educational Research, Educational Technology, English (Second Language), Evaluation Methods, Experiential Learning, Global Approach, Guidelines, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Labor Force Development, Lifelong Learning, Literacy Education, Mentors, Military Training, Models, Older Adults, Outcomes of Education, Performance Based Assessment, Politics of Education, Postmodernism, Postsecondary Education, Professional Development, Program Administration, Racial Differences, Reflective Teaching, Religious Education, Role of Education, Rural Areas, Rural Education, School Community Relationship, Second Language Learning, Special Needs Students, Student Evaluation, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Skills, Theory Practice Relationship, Transformative Learning, Universities, Urban Areas, Urban Education, Work Experience Programs, Workplace Literacy
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association for Adult and Continuing Education, Washington, DC.