ERIC Number: ED462633
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Fundamentals of Adult Education: Issues and Practices for Lifelong Learning.
Poonwassie, Deo H., Ed.; Poonwassie, Anne, Ed.
This document contains 20 papers on the fundamentals of adult education and foundations, practices, and issues for lifelong learning. The following papers are included: "The Metamorphoses of Andragogy" (James A. Draper); "Stages in the Development of Canadian Adult Education" (Gordon Selman); "Philosophical Considerations" (Mark Selman); "Theory Building in Adult Education: Questioning Our Grasp of the Obvious" (Donovan Plumb, Michael R. Welton); "Perspectives and Theories of Adult Learning" (Karen M. Magro); "Needs Assessment" (Thomas J. Sork); "Program Planning in Adult Education" (Atlanta Sloane-Seale); "University Continuing Education: Traditions and Transitions" (Anne Percival); "Facilitating Adult Education: A Practitioner's Perspective" (Anne Poonwassie); "Prior Learning Assessment: Looking Back, Looking Forward" (Angelina T. Wong); "Adult Education in the Community Colleges" (Anthony Bos); "A UNESCO [United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization] View of Adult Education and Civil Society" (Marshall Wm. Conley, Elisabeth Barot); "The Issue of Access in Adult Education: Privilege and Possibility") (Dianne L. Conrad); "Labour Education in Canada" (Bruce Spencer); "Technical-Vocational Education and Training" (David N. Wilson); "The Issue of Professionalization for Adult Educators in Quebec" (Paul Bouchard); "Women's Empowerment and Adult Education" (Margot Morrish, Nancy Buchanan); "Adult Education in First Nations Communities: Starting with the People" (Deo H. Poonwassie); "Distance Education for Adults" (Walter Archer); and "Lifelong Learning, Voluntary Action and Civil Society" (Alan M. Thomas). Most papers include substantial bibliographies. (MN)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Learning, Adult Programs, Andragogy, Citizenship Education, Community Colleges, Continuing Education, Distance Education, Educational History, Educational Needs, Educational Opportunities, Educational Planning, Educational Practices, Educational Theories, Educational Trends, Empowerment, Equal Education, Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, International Organizations, Job Training, Labor Education, Lifelong Learning, Needs Assessment, Nongovernmental Organizations, Postsecondary Education, Prior Learning, Professional Development, Program Development, School Community Relationship, Student Evaluation, Teacher Improvement, Technical Education, Theory Practice Relationship, Trend Analysis, Two Year Colleges, Universities, Vocational Education, Volunteers, Womens Education
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Audience: Practitioners; Students
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Identifiers - Location: Canada