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Adult education for social action or enlightenment?

Ronald Lyle Faris

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.

by Ronald Lyle Faris

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Published in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canadian Association for Adult Education,
  • Forums (Discussion and debate)

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsToronto, University.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination355 leaves.
    Number of Pages355
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20684189M


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This unique text provides a valuable route map to the development of thinking in adult education and lifelong learning. It includes more than twenty-five seminal articles from the first two decades of the International Journal of Lifelong Education, written by leading authors in the field from the UK, the USA, Australia and Europe.

This tradition of citizenship education for social action is closely related to popular education, a movement with roots in Latin America that has been particularly vibrant in 3. Adult Citizenship Education in Canada: An Overview Historically, probably most adult citizenship education in Canada has been oriented towards assimilation.

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Adult education. This book, originally published inwon the Cyril Houle Award for Outstanding Literature in Adult Education from the American Association of Adult and Continuing Education.

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adult education and social change Even if individual development was once a meaningful goal for adult education, the physical limits to growth and the fragmentation of contemporary society make an adult development approach counterproductive today, according to Finger (). 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.

Eduard Lindeman, The Sociology of Adult Education (). numerous books and articles for many publications including the Journal of Adult Education. Still a precise definition of the extent and limitations of the adult education idea remained elusive.

That year () they pursued a study and published a book for the American Association for Adult Education, Leaders For Adult Education. The relatedness of such education to adult education more directly concerned with social policy has nowhere been better expressed than in the Final Report of the Adult Education Committee of the (British) Ministry of Reconstruction () We have deliberately adopted an elastic interpretation of the word education so as to include.

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Impact on Critical Adult Education Discourses Jack Mezirow was the theorist who first helped to achieve widespread recognition of the value of Habermass theory of communicative action within the field of adult education (Connelly, ).

Although he has been critiqued for offering a more psychological theory of adult learning rather than a.

reproduction, social integration, and personality development. Adult education should play a part in revitalizing lifeworld functions in society through promoting communicative rationality. An adult education oriented toward a lifeworld perspective can assist in creating the environment for co-learning and co-teaching.

(Contains 25 references. knows what is good or bad, right or wrong. Adult education has transformation as its essential aim. Postmodernism is, in the field of adult education, principally an attack on transformational perspectives. Like poststructuralism and postmodernism, the Theory of Communicative Action (TCA) is a reaction to a crisis of traditional modernity.

adult education in with the appointment of the A. Commis- sion on Libraries and Adult Education, that commission defined adult education as follows: "To some, adult education means the teaching of reading to illiter- ates; to a few it means the Americanization of the foreign born; to others it signifies vocational training.

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Posted on Janu by Giorgio Bertini. This book focuses on the educational experience as a lifelong and society-wide issue. The author draws on research, policy, and contemporary thinking in the field to provide a comprehensive guide to the educational inequalities that may exist and persist.

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