ERIC Number: EJ520128
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Total Quality and Adult Education: A Natural Partnership in the Classroom.
Bierema, Laura L.
Innovative Higher Education, v20 n3 p145-69 Spr 1996
The philosophies of adult education and Total Quality Management (TQM) are compared, and it is proposed that their combination can result in a powerful educational tool. A case study illustrating the merging of TQM and adult education principles in a community college business curriculum is presented. Strategies for making adult learning a more collaborative, high-quality process are suggested. (MSE)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Business Education, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, College Instruction, Community Colleges, Cooperation, Educational Principles, Educational Strategies, Management Systems, Postsecondary Education, Quality Control, Student Centered Curriculum, Total Quality Management
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A