ERIC Number: ED475337
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Ethics, Ideals and Ideologies in the History of Adult Education. Studies in Pedagogy, Andragogy, and Gerontagogy.
Nemeth, Balazs, Ed.; Poggeler, Franz, Ed.
This book, which focuses on how personality, societal values and politics have influenced the mission of adult education, contains 34 papers originally presented at a 2000 conference on the history of adult education. Following a Foreword (Poggeler) and Preface (Nemeth) the papers are: "The Globalization of Adult Education and the One World Concept: Aspects of Their History, Present and Future" (Poggeler); "Adult Education in a Voluntary Social Movement: the Education Work of the British Anti-Apartheid Movement, 1959-94" (Fieldhouse); "Adult Education and Cooperation: The History of a Dutch Walden" (van Gent); "Questions of Value in Adult Education: A Theoretical-Scientific and Methodological Challenge in the History of Adult Education" (Theile); "Influence of Ideas and Institutions on the Culture and Adult Education in Hungary" (Felkai); "The Changes Of Folk ANF Worker's Universities in Slowenia Between 1945-1991" (Jug); "THR Folk High Schools From the View of Political and Social Problems of Poland" (Solarczyk); "Basic Conceptions and Aims in Some Theories of Adult Education Through History" (Popovic); "The Role of Scientific Positivism in European Popular Educational Movements: France and Radical Free Masonry" (Steele); "Samuel Smiles and the Ideology of Self-Help" (Cooke); "How Adult Education Participates in the Making of 'Active Society'" (Bouverne-De Bie); "Local and Global Experiences and Dimensions of German Adult Education" (Hinzen); "Adult Education and the Human Rights Movement: Toward a Global Research Agenda for the History of Adult Education" (Boucouvalas); "The Performance-Directed or Task-Oriented Approach as a Teaching and Learning Concept in Adult Education" (Paape); "The Assimilation Possibilities and Problems of East European Adult Education After the Political Change: The Example of Hungary" (Petho); "Ideological and Paradigmatic Changes in the History of a German Further Education Centre Based on the Centre of Further Education, Aachen" (Putz); "Struggle and Compromise: A History of South African Adult Education from 1960 to 1999" (Aitchison); "Idealists and Liberal Adult Education in the West of Scotland" (Turner); "Through a Glass Darkly: The Seduction of an Adult Education Social Movement" (Benn); "Adult Education and Social Movements: A Century of (Informal) Learning in Social Movements" (Dekeyser);"Grundtvig: From a European and Romanian Perspective" (Sacalis); "Self-Fulfilling Prophecy in Adult Education as an Ethical Issue" (Cser); "The Social-Historical Conditionality of the Constitution and Activities of Croatian People's and Workers' Universities" (Ceptic); "The Transformation of Adult Education from Culture to the World of Work" (Tosse); "Lloyd Ross and the Education of Australian Workers" (Morris); "From the Workers' Education to the Work Development: Historical Stages and Changing Interests in the Finnish Trade Union Education" (Tuomisto); "Social Based Adult Education: The Development of Workers' Education and Training in Pecs Hungary at the Turn of the 19th and 20th Century" (Koltai, Nemeth); "Adult Education An Ideal of Modernity: The End of Adult Education as a Social Movement" (Jarvis); "The History of the Finnish Adult Education System" (Ropponen); "Advanced Teaching Movement in Croatia and Its Influence on National Education" (Lavrnja, Klapan); "Some Changes in the Sphere of Adult Education in Russia in the Transitional Period: Socio-Psychological Aspects" (Mryakina); "Adult Education in Romania in the Last Ten Years Requirements and Realities" (Sava); "Social-Educational Aims and Forms of Adult Education on Distance in the 1980s in Poland: TV Vocational Agricultural School and Radio-TV High School for Working People" (Gajda); "Dutch Andragology in Transformation" (Katus). Some of the papers contain figures and tables. All of the papers contain bibliographies, some of them substantial. (AJ)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Agricultural Education, Andragogy, Change Agents, Civil Liberties, Community Coordination, Competency Based Education, Context Effect, Cooperatives, Cultural Influences, Democracy, Developed Nations, Distance Education, Economic Factors, Education Work Relationship, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Policy, Educational Radio, Educational Research, Educational Television, Educational Theories, Employment Opportunities, Ethics, Expectation, Foreign Countries, Global Education, Globalization, Humanistic Education, Ideology, Informal Education, Labor Education, Labor Force Development, Labor Market, Liberalism, Lifelong Learning, Models, Partnerships in Education, Political Attitudes, Political Issues, Political Parties, Political Socialization, Popular Education, Postsecondary Education, Public Policy, Self Help Programs, Social Change, Social Integration, Social Networks, Social Problems, Social Psychology, Social Responsibility, Socialism, Transformative Learning, Unions, Values, Vocational Education
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