Before beginning a discussion on women’s issues in adult education, it is useful to consider a working definition of adult education. The Informal Education Homepage (Smith, ) quotes Darkenwald and Merriam () in stating: Adult education is concerned not with preparing people for life, but.
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Current Issues in Adult Education. Availability. Prerequisite(s): BEC - Introduction to Adult Education. This course addresses 4 or 5 contemporary educational issues reflecting current thinking and learner concerns. Each topic is explored and discussed by participants, and there is a final project. Participants have an opportunity to.
Adult education, distinct from child education, is a practice in which adults engage in systematic and sustained self-educating activities in order to gain new forms of knowledge, skills, attitudes, or values. It can mean any form of learning adults engage in beyond traditional schooling, encompassing basic literacy to personal fulfillment as a lifelong learner.