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ERIC Number: EJ180876
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Publication Date: 1977
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Teaching a Philosophy Course with Adults in a High School Completion Program
Zahorchak, Michael J.
Adult Literacy and Basic Education, 1, 3, 19-24, F 77
Describes the author's first adult education experience, which was teaching an introductory philosophy course to adult high school drop-outs. Delineates the major problems encountered, particularly the students' poor self-image. This problem was resolved by employing a humanistic teaching manner known as conscientization, which was popularized by the Brazilian educator, Paulo Freire. (EM)
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