ERIC Number: EJ458842
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
Adult Learning: Where Have We Come From? Where Are We Headed?
Merriam, Sharan B.
New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, n57 p5-14 Spr 1993
Early efforts to understand adult learning were by psychologists studying learning in general. Adult educators added such theories as andragogy, self-directed learning, and perspective transformation. New perspectives (sociocultural, critical theory, and feminist) are adding to understanding. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Note: Theme Issue: "An Update on Adult Learning Theory."