Mythologies of Adult/Continuing/Lifelong Education. Malcolm Tight. University of Warwick, England. Paper presented at SCUTREA, 29 th Annual Conference, 5-7 July 1999, University of Warwick. Introduction. Like all disciplines or fields of study, adult/continuing/lifelong education has its own traditions, assumptions, practices and beliefs. As adults, we are all continually involved in learning, with increasing numbers of us engaged in more formalized forms of learning; that is, in education or training. All those involved in the broad field of adult education and training will come into contact with many specialist ideas or concepts. It is often assumed of students that they already have a general understanding of these concepts.
Author of How to research, Key concepts in adult education and training, Researching Higher Education (SRHE), International Handbook of Higher Education, Academic Freedom and Responsibility, Adult Learning and Education, EDUCATION FOR ADULTS, Opportunities for Adult Education (Open University Reader Course Number E355). This book examines in detail 45 of the key concepts in the broad field of adult education and training, ranging from community education and experiential learning to competence and access. The discussions are clear, analytical and jargon-free. Adult education and training-now widely re-labelled and.
Adult Learning Myths and Practices. Adult education is the practice of educating adults, particularly in an organized, educational setting. Malcolm Knowles is the leading pioneer of bringing andragogy to the masses. It is not to be confused with pedagogy, which is the . Education for Adults: Volume 1 Adult Learning and Education [Malcolm Tight] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The nature of adult education at individual, group and community levels is the concern of this book. Definitions and patterns of adult learning are critically assessed in both this country and abroadAuthor: Malcolm Tight.
Part-time degree level study in the United Kingdom: the report of an enquiry financed by the Advisory Council for Adult and Continuing Education, the Baring Foundation, Birkbeck College, University of London, Goldsmiths' College, University of London, the Guild of St George, London University Extra-Mural Studies Department.