ERIC Number: EJ458849
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Publication Date: 1993
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The Contribution of Critical Theory to Our Understanding of Adult Learning.
Welton, Michael R.
New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, n57 p81-90 Spr 1993
Habermas' critical theory focuses on how social structures, organizations, and institutions define, construct, and oppress learning. His theory of communicative action leads to emancipatory, learner-centered educational practice. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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