ERIC Number: EJ944824
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Reference Count: 26
The Wisdom of Webs A-Weaving: Adult Education and the Paradoxes of Complexity in Changing Times
Tisdell, Elizabeth J.
New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, n131 p5-13 Fall 2011
In this article, the author begins by providing an overview of the literature on wisdom itself and then considers what some of its insights might suggest for dealing with a few current challenges facing the field of adult education. This article is grounded in two basic assumptions: (1) that there is an integration quality to wisdom that attends to the hidden wholeness and interconnectedness of everything in the universe; and (2) that wisdom is based on the type of knowledge that makes these web-like connections more visible in creative ways.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education
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