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The central purpose of this study was to show how the personal and organizational interests of adult educators are causally related to the planning of educational programs. A qualitative multi-case study was conducted of six county extension agents and four district program development...
Application-to put a thing into practical contact with another-is treated variously in adult education as a central concept, vague understanding, or anathema. These mixed responses are tied to the practical roots of application and its tension with science and theory. Technical rationality...
The discussion about the importance of new social movements as learning sites has focused on the understanding of their role as facilitators and providers of informal learning and education. Within Adult Education Quarterly Welton has contested Finger's emphasis on new social learning movements...
Civic discourse has been weakened by the multiple, partial, and opinion-laden views of special interest groups. The contrast between discussion among citizens and the collections of personal opinion promoted in the media is an issue which needs more attention by adult educators than it now...
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