ERIC Number: ED518990
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Jan
Abstractor: As Provided
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Adult Learning and Education
Rubenson, Kjell, Ed.
As individuals and societies try to respond to fundamental economic and social transformation, the field of adult learning and education is rapidly getting increased attention and new topics for research on adult learning have emerged. This collection of articles from the International Encyclopedia of Education 3e offers practitioners and researchers in the area of adult learning and education a comprehensive summary of main developments in the field. The 45 articles provide insight into the historical development of the field, its conceptual controversies, domains and provision, perspectives on adult learning, instruction and program planning, outcomes, relationship to economy and society and its status as a field of scholarly study and practice.
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Social Change, Program Development, Outcomes of Education, Adult Education, Economic Factors, Educational History
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers
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