Adult Education Principles and Practice

This course focus­es on adult edu­ca­tors’ role and their social, cul­tur­al and eco­nom­ic influ­ences. You are asked to exam­ine adult edu­ca­tion from a crit­i­cal­ly aware cit­i­zens per­spec­tive by con­sid­er­ing the fol­low­ing: what func­tions does adult edu­ca­tion ful­fill in Cana­di­an and inter­na­tion­al soci­ety today? What past func­tion did it ful­fill? Who pro­vides oppor­tu­ni­ties for adults to learn and who par­tic­i­pates? What philoso­phies and prin­ci­ples shape the prac­tice of adult edu­ca­tors in the dif­fer­ent con­texts in which they work? What roles do adult edu­ca­tors play and what issues and dilem­mas do they face?
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

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extnreg@ualberta.ca

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