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The profession and practice of adult education : an introduction

The profession and practice of adult education : an introduction

Author: Sharan B Merriam; Ralph Grover Brockett
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Ball, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Updated edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Merriam, Sharan B.
Profession and practice of adult education.
San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Ball, ©2007
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sharan B Merriam; Ralph Grover Brockett
ISBN: 9780470183038 0470183039 9781118045282 1118045289
OCLC Number: 171287841
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 375 pages)
Contents: What counts as adult education? --
Philosophical perspectives --
Perspectives on the past --
Adult education in contemporary society --
Providers of formal adult education --
The adult learner and concepts of learning --
The global context of adult education --
Examining access and opportunity --
Adult education as a developing profession --
The unacknowledged side of practice --
Reframing practice: the future of adult education --
Epilogue: a decade in review and trends for the future.
Responsibility: Sharan B. Merriam, Ralph G. Brockett.


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At last, a comprehensive and readable overview of the field of adult education that will be useful to neophyte and seasoned adult educators, scholars and reflective practitioners. Sharan Merriam and Read more...

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