ERIC Number: EJ412589
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
The Authority of Experience: Adult Women in the College Classroom.
Equity and Excellence, v24 n3 p67-68 Fall 1989
Discusses pedagogy and classroom dynamics, in particular the interaction between teachers and female adult students. Considers the question of authority. Considers the argument that older students have the "authority of experience," which provides them with power over the teacher. Discusses the possibility that professors give more latitude to adult students. (JS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue with the title, "Adult Learners in Higher Education."