Adult education for social action or enlightenment?

an assessment of the development of the Canadian Association for Adult Education and its radio forums from 1935 to 1952.
  • 355 Pages
  • 3.10 MB
  • English
Canadian Association for Adult Education -- His
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 355 leaves.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18697340M

Every social action group should at the same time be an adult education group, and I go even as far as to believe that all successful adult education groups sooner or later become social action groups.

The Sociology of Adult Education () Books. Social Discovery: an approach to the study of functional groups. () The Meaning of Adult. From Adult Education to the Learning Societyprovides a valuable route map to the development of thinking in adult education and lifelong learning.

It includes over 25 seminal articles from 21 years of the International Journal of Lifelong Education written by many of the leading authors in the field, from the UK, the USA, Australia and Europe.

field of adult education with at least five books and any number of articles and edited books to his name.

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The book it's not a book on the history or the philosophy of the enlightenment age, but, rather, a chronicle on how they thought about thinking about science and the science of man.

He characterizes the Enlightenment by it's "dynamic and cosmopolitan" approach to thinking/5. In the twentieth century, the movement advanced moral education for children, helped found the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, engaged in union arbitration, helped launch the American Civil Liberties Union, aided refugees, developed adult education programs, and developed the Encampment for Citizenship, a progressive.

Popular education is a concept grounded in notions of class, political struggle, and social term is a translation from the Spanish educación popular or the Portuguese educação popular and rather than the English usage as when describing a 'popular television program', popular here means 'of the people'.

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