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ERIC Number: EJ1123934
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Mar
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-2353-9518
Professional Training Programs of Masters in Adult Education at Universities of Germany
Hizhynska, Tetiana
Comparative Professional Pedagogy, v5 n1 p98-104 Mar 2015
The German experience in professional training of teaching staff in adult education has been analyzed; it has been clarified that modern educational programs of Bachelor and Master specialties are based on the basic educational program offered by Adult Education Sectional Commission of Pedagogical Sciences in Germany (DGfE); value-targeted and organizational and semantic issues of Masters' in Adult Education professional training in universities of Germany, defined according to andragogue profession's modern roles and functions have been considered. The purpose of Masters' in Adult Education professional training and the content of professional competencies have been revealed, the limits of andragogues' academic education at the graduate level have been outlined. Based on the theoretical analysis of university reference books common features of Master's programs of academic education in Adult Education/Continuous Education in universities of Germany have been found; the basic principles of the Master's programs realisation in German universities have been indicated. Special attention is paid to research and justification of organisation and structural elements of Master's programs in Adult Education / Continuous Education in Otto Friedrich University in Bamberg; the purpose and subject specialty have been revealed; the relation between theory and practical training has been established, the organization and the purpose of practical training abovementioned university have been described, professional prospects of graduates have been outlined.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Adult Education
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Identifiers - Location: Germany; Ukraine
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