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    Adult Education

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    Adult Education Education is the most important activity that every human should be an active partaker. Education is an activity that is designed to bring about changes in the knowledge, skills, attitudes and perceptions of individuals, groups or communities. Adult learning does not occur in a vacuum. What one needs or wants to learn, what opportunities are available, the manner in which one learns-all are to a large extent determined by the society in which one lives. Whenever adults

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    Albert Einstein once said, “intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death,” (www.quoteworld.org). I am driven to concur with these words. This philosophical view of education is from the perspective of the adult learner. My life prior to my formal education gave me a wealth of experience good and bad. Choosing not to continue any higher learning upon high school graduation, as I had been fed up with the school of pedagogy. At the time, I had no idea what pedagogy meant; I just

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    Many more adults are returning back to school in order to pursuit a degree or to resume with their unfinished studies. Whichever the case may be, adult education has become more popular now days than it was 20 or 30 years ago and as the result many more schools are creating programs that focus more on andragogy (adult education) teaching programs. In which the adult student can learn by applying some of the most important principals of adult learning, making the learning experience more enjoyable

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    Situated Learning in Adult Education

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    in Adult Education In the situated learning approach, knowledge and skills are learned in the contexts that reflect how knowledge is obtained and applied in everyday situations. Situated cognition theory conceives of learning as a sociocultural phenomenon rather than the action of an individual acquiring general information from a decontextualized body of knowledge (Kirshner and Whitson 1997).This Digest presents an overview of the concepts related to applying situated cognition in adult learning

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    Adult Education for Social Change

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    Adult Education for Social Change Popular education is a form of adult education that encourages learners to examine their lives critically and take action to change social conditions. It is "popular" in the sense of being "of the people." Popular education emerged in Latin America in the 1960s-1970s; Paulo Freire is its best known exponent. However, its roots may be found in the French Revolution, in workers' education of the 1920s-1930s, and in such movements as the Highlander Folk School

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    Adult Education and Adult Learning Analysis

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    therefore, important that great emphasis be placed on training teachers, since in education teachers are viewed as significant contributors to the quality of students produced. Thus, the input by teachers will have a direct bearing on strategies and materials needed to aid the learner in an educational pursuit, to achieve at the highest possible level. As an adult instructor at the Cyril Potter College of Education where teachers are trained to be professionals, the main goal of the college is to

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    Adult Civic Education

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    Adult Civic Education Since democracy is the context and the condition for everything else that is valued—work, family life, religion, politics, recreation, and leisure—preserving its vitality and integrity must be a central objective of adult education. (Boggs 1991b, p. 54). In a democratic society, adults are frequently confronted with situations and events that require them to make decisions, not only about their own lives as citizens but also about their role as a citizen in a larger

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    of Andragogy and how it has always been a cornerstone of adult education. Andragogy in a sense leads you down the path promoting individualism in learning and in turn allows the availability for each adult to find their own specific learning style. As we all know, each individual will not learn the exact same as another. In the following essay we will explore all there is to know of Andragogy. The long standing debate of Andragogy is if adults and children learn differently and also if they should

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    Learning Technologies in Adult Education

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    Learning Technologies in Adult Education Any tool “designed to extend a learner’s capacity for effective action and that requires skill and certain strategies to use efficiently” is a learning technology (Burge 2001, p. 146). A well-structured face-to-face group discussion, a pencil, and print materials fit this definition as do newer tools such as web-based conferencing (ibid.). One of the greatest myths surrounding learning technologies is related to what they are. Because of the term technology

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    Adult Learning Theory in Online Education

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    Adult Learning Theory in Online Education The developments of technology has changed the way which adult students may choose to obtain a college degree. Through the use of their computer, they may opt to attend an online only college or university. While it may not be apparent to the student, a lot of research has been conducted regarding the most effective way to teach adults and children based upon how they learn. An awareness in different teaching theories could make an adult student a better

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