Adult Learning

Some articles on adult, adult learning, learning, adults:

Sharan Merriam - Biographical Information
... Presently on the faculty in Adult Education at the University of Georgia in Athens, where her responsibilities include teaching graduate courses in adult education and qualitative research ... Her doctorate is in adult education from Rutgers University ... as author, co-author, or editor of 25 books and was co-editor of the Adult Education Quarterly for five years ...
Higher Education In Newfoundland And Labrador - Accessibility - Adult Learning
... of Newfoundland (MUN) promote and raise the profile of adult learning among the general public ... Its Division of Lifelong Learning offers an extensive selection of credit and non-credit courses and programs available online and on-campus ... Consideration of adult learners is also of key interest at the College of the North Atlantic, which has all 17 campus locations offering some level of Adult Basic ...
Allen Tough - Adult Learning
... was globally recognized as a pioneering scholar in adult learning, self-directed growth, and personal change ... to the field date back to the 1960s, and his research illuminated adults' successful efforts to learn and change ... Tough's inquiry contributed to an expansion of the dialogue on adult learning to include self-directed learning ...

Famous quotes containing the words learning and/or adult:

    ...I didn’t consider intellectuals intelligent, I never liked them or their thoughts about life. I defined them as people who care nothing for argument, who are interested only in information; or as people who have a preference for learning things rather than experiencing them. They have opinions but no point of view.... Their talk is the gloomiest type of human discourse I know.... This is a red flag to my nature. Intellectuals, to me have no natures ...
    Margaret Anderson (1886–1973)

    We are all adult learners. Most of us have learned a good deal more out of school than in it. We have learned from our families, our work, our friends. We have learned from problems resolved and tasks achieved but also from mistakes confronted and illusions unmasked. . . . Some of what we have learned is trivial: some has changed our lives forever.
    Laurent A. Daloz (20th century)