ERIC Number: EJ423995
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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Successful and Unsuccessful Adult Education Programs: Perceptions, Explanations, and Implications.
Lewis, Christine H.; Dunlop, Catherine C.
New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, n49 p15-28 Spr 1991
Interviews with 32 adult education practitioners elicited success/failure factors. Practice-related observations included (1) reflecting on success/failure helps clarify values and assumptions; (2) new ways of perceiving, planning, and evaluating are stimulated; (3) integrating past experiences with changing demands promotes flexibility; (4) ongoing monitoring is essential; and (5) success is related to practitioner involvement in a variety of roles. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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