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ERIC Number: EJ412578
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Breaking through Barriers to Adult Learning.
Evans, Clyde
Equity and Excellence, v24 n3 p28-29 Fall 1989
Discusses the following barriers to adult learning: (1) motivation is dependent on usefulness of material; (2) ideas and values are fully formed and resistent to challenge; (3) students develop a negative self-image; and (4) students experience reentry shock and infantilization. Discusses an orientation course involving critical thinking designed to break down these barriers. (JS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Note: Special issue with the title, "Adult Learners in Higher Education."