ERIC Number: ED457325
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Apr
Twentieth Century Thinkers in Adult & Continuing Education. Second Edition.
Jarvis, Peter, Ed.
This book contains 19 papers on 20th century thinkers in adult and continuing education. The book is arranged in four parts as follows: early 20th century English thinkers; early 20th century American thinkers; theorists of adult and continuing education; and theorists of adult education and social change. The following papers are included: "Introduction: Adult Education--An Ideal for Modernity?" (Peter Jarvis); "Albert Mansbridge" (David Alfred); "Basil Yeaxlee and the Origins of Lifelong Education" (Angela Cross-Durrant); "R. H. Tawney--Patron Saint of Adult Education" (Barry Elsey); "John Dewey and Lifelong Education" (Angela Cross-Durrant); "E. L. Thorndike" (W. A. Smith); "Eduard Lindeman" (Stephen Brookfield); "Robert Peers" (Stella Parker); "Cyril O. Houle" (William S. Griffith [updated by Peter Jarvis]); "Malcolm S. Knowles" (Peter Jarvis); "Roby Kidd--Intellectual Voyager" (Alan M. Thomas); "K. Patricia Cross" (Carol E. Kasworm); "Chris Argyris--The Reluctant Adult Educator" (Karen E. Watkins and Jacqueline A. Wilson); "Donald Schon" (Ron Cervero); "Moses Coady and Antigonish" (John M. Crane); "Horton of Highlander" (John M. Peters and Brenda Bell); "Paulo Freire" (Peter Jarvis); "Ettore Gelpi" (Colin Griffin); "Women in Adult Education--Second Rate or Second Class?" (Mal Leicester); and "Conclusion: Adult Education at the End of the Twentieth-Century" (Peter Jarvis). (All papers include substantial bibliographies.) (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Adult Students, Colleges, Continuing Education, Corporate Education, Disadvantaged, Distance Education, Education Work Relationship, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Objectives, Educational Psychology, Educational Theories, Foreign Countries, General Education, Global Approach, Independent Study, Intelligence, Labor Force Development, Learning Processes, Lifelong Learning, Literacy Education, Motivation Techniques, Nonformal Education, Nontraditional Students, Open Education, Postsecondary Education, Reflective Teaching, Social Change, Student Characteristics, Teacher Role, Teacher Student Relationship, Trend Analysis, Universities, Vocational Education, Womens Education
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom; United States