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Benn, Roseanne; And Others – 1996
This document contains four papers that examine four diverse topics from the field of adult education: multiculturalism, ageism, mathematics, and new paradigm research. In "Editorial Introduction," Roger Fieldhouse gives an overview of the papers and the experience of their authors. The first paper, "Multi-Cultural Perspectives on…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Age Discrimination, Attitude Change, Citizenship
Benn, Roseanne – 2001
This paper defines active citizenship as a fundamental aim of democratic society that enables all citizens to participate as fully as possible in cultural, economic, political, and social life. Adult education is recommended as a forum for promoting active citizenship and, since participatory democracy is learned through practice, should be an…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility
Benn, Roseanne – Adults Learning (England), 1994
Interviews with British adult educators (11 women, 6 men) established their learning needs regarding curriculum, assessment, and management; preferred learning strategies; and desired learning outcomes in terms of career advancement, job performance, and enlightenment. Some wanted more formal rather than self-directed learning opportunities. (SK)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Educators, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives