ERIC Number: EJ877339
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Are Adult Educators Obsessed with Developing Self-Esteem?
McGivney, Veronica; Ecclestone, Kathryn
Adults Learning, v16 n5 p8-13 Jan 2005
In the November issue of "Adults Learning," Kathryn Ecclestone questioned whether developing self-esteem and emotional well-being were progressive roles for educators. Her article provoked a good deal of reaction, including responses from Allen Parrott and Terry Hyland. In this article, Ecclestone debates the issues raised in her article with Veronica McGivney.
Descriptors: Adult Educators, Self Esteem, Adult Learning, Well Being, Teacher Role, Lifelong Learning, Psychological Patterns
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Adult Education
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