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ERIC Number: EJ388156
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Contributions of Qualitative Research to Adult Education.
Merriam, Sharan B.
Adult Education Quarterly, v39 n3 p161-68 Spr 1989
The use of qualitative research methodology in adult education has (1) led to the concepts of marginality, enrollment economy, and perspective transformation; (2) stimulated research in participation, motivation, and self-directed learning; and (3) increased understanding of adult illiterates. Qualitative inquiry has potential for extending the knowledge base of adult education in the future. (Author/CH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
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Language: English
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