The Profession and Practice of Adult Education

Un libro in lingua di Merriam Sharan B. Brockett Ralph G. edito da Jossey-Bass Inc Pub, 2007

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Merriam (adult education, University of Georgia) and Brockett (adult education, University of Tennessee-Knoxville) examine the guiding concepts, purposes, practices, and controversies of adult education. A section on foundations explores the history and philosophical roots of adult and education and its place in contemporary society. The second section of the book looks at agencies and organizations that deliver formal adult education. The next section examines professional associations, literature and information resources in the field, and academic preparation. This paperback edition contains a new preface and epilogue which consider developments which have influenced adult education since the first edition was published 10 years ago. The audience for the book includes graduate students and practitioners in adult education. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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