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Comparative adult education

practice, purpose, and theory

by W. J. A. Harris

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Published by Longman in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Adult education.

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    StatementW. J. A. Harris.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLC5215 .H294
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 198 p. ;
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4115488M
    ISBN 100582295106
    LC Control Number80040299

    Education is something we’re deeply passionate about, but the fact remains that today’s dominant formal education model is a broken system based on antiquated paradigms. While much has been said and written about education reform over the past couple of years, the issue and the public discourse around it are hardly new phenomena. I declare that the thesis entitled: METHODS OF TEACHING ADULT LEARNERS: A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAMMES IN GHANA AND SOUTH AFRICA is my own work and that all the sources used or quoted have been indicated and acknowledged by means of complete references and that this work was not.

    Comparative Education as a scientific paradigm is relatively new. Despite numerous theories, models, Pattern and researches in this field the comparative education is still faces enormous challenges. Approaches and methods in comparative education research are of obvious importance, but do not always receive adequate attention. This book contributes new insights within the longstanding traditions of the field. A particular feature is the focus on different units of analysis. Individual.

    May 23,  · Field J., Künzel K., Schemmann M. () Revisiting the Debate on International Comparative Adult Education Research: Theoretical and Methodological Reflections. In: Fejes A., Nylander E. (eds) Mapping out the Research Field of Adult Education and Learning. Lifelong Learning Book Series, vol Springer, Cham. First Online 23 May Author: John Field, Klaus Künzel, Michael Schemmann. - to document and develop the actual knowledge about comparative research in adult education. - to improve theory and practice in the education of adults. - to support a network of colleagues working in and for international and comparative adult education. Papers and Posters.


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Jul 07,  · Comparative research, however informal, is as old as history. Comparative adult education in the relatively more formal sense is only a few decades old. Barring some commendable exceptions, the paradigm adopted in comparative education and comparative adult education has towed international political boundaries.

Since beliefs and values play an important role in determining people's attitudes Cited by: 3. One of the most important recent developments in comparative adult education (CAE) has been the formation in of the Committee for Study and Research in Comparative Adult Education (CSRCAE), jointly founded by the International Council of Adult Education and the International Congress of University Adult Education.

The Committee continues to be active in a number of ways: through a Author: Alexander N. Charters. Get this from a library. Comparative adult education: practice, purpose, and theory. [W J A Harris]. Get print book. No eBook available to Google Play Now» Comparative Adult Education: Practice, Purpose, and Theory.

Harris. Longman, - Education - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Comparative perspective in adult.

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Adult education, distinct from child education, is a practice in which adults engage in systematic and sustained self-educating activities in order to gain new forms of knowledge, skills, attitudes, or values.

It can mean any form of learning adults engage in beyond traditional schooling, encompassing basic literacy to personal fulfillment as a lifelong learner. Methodology in comparative adult education (comparison as related to provision and practice) Jack Harris, University of Manchester.

Comparative study within the social science disciplines seems in fact to have grown from a wish to understand in more depth and with wider perspective rather than to develop a tool for practical use. Purpose. Comparative education is a well-established field of study that examines education in one country (or group of countries) by using data and insights drawn from the practices and situation in another country or countries.

Adult education focuses on the unique needs and characteristics of students who are not children or sonmezlerpipeprofile.com focus of ISCAE then is the study of the education. This document contains 24 papers from the and International Society for Comparative Adult Education (ISCAE) conferences.

This book, consisting of 17 chapters written by different. Comparative Education [Philip G. Altbach] on sonmezlerpipeprofile.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Comparative Education brings together leading scholars in a textbook that demarcates the changing boundaries of the fieldAuthor: Philip G.

Altbach. This book discusses the current state of the art in education and adult learning, and how it is and has been transformed through contemporary policy and research practices.

This book aims to provide a map of the research field and its contemporary history. This chapter presents an overview of international organizations created for adult education. International relations and cooperation including but extending beyond comparative studies and aid programs in wealthy as well as Third World countries are important in adult sonmezlerpipeprofile.com by: 4.

Oct 24,  · Introduction. This chapter discusses the type of knowledge that comparative and global policy studies on adult education contributes to adult education research broadly conceived. Comprehending transformations in adult education today requires us to look beyond and across the national scale if we are to comprehend continuities and changes in adult education policy, practice Author: Marcella Milana.

Regina Egetenmeyer. Comparative Studies in Adult Education and Lifelong Learning: The Joint-­Module Methodology and its Context. Abstract: This paper analyses international contexts of adult education and higher education as a framework for the COMPALL Joint Module.

The module is designed to develop international knowledge, comparative research methods, intercultural competences, didactical. Comparative adult education is defined as: a) statements about the theory, principles, methodology In the context of this book, Comparative Adult Education is limited to the international level, which means that research extends to two or more countries with all of the associated complexities.

comparing one or more issues of adult education/andragogy in two or more countries or regions (=comparative study sui generis). dealing with questions about the theory, principles, methods, and other topics related to comparison in the international context of adult education (=critical reflection of comparative methods/principles).

The International Society for Comparative Adult Education (ISCAE) Records consist of a single box containing assorted records. The material includes correspondence, minutes, agendas, material relating to book Comparative Adult Education, publishedand similar material.

The collection has not yet been processed. Rather than assuming a particular model or theory to leadership is best, Comparative Perspectives on International School Leadership takes a policy-oriented perspective and considers how and why certain approaches are being formulated and accepted, including an examination of motivations, influencers, actors, institutions, and implementation.

Published as a stimulus to further studies in comparative education and comparative adult education, this book is an English edition of most of the papers presented in Juneat an international seminar held in West Berlin on "The Universities and Adult Education: Trends and Perspectives in Europe." The introduction, by Wolfgang Kruger, provides an overview of Adult Education and a mini Author: Jindra Kulich, Wolfgang Kruger.

This chapter summarizes comparative studies in adult and lifelong education. The chapter discusses the development, purposes, topics of study, problems, and issues of comparative adult education are considered, together with the added dimensions of lifelong and recurrent sonmezlerpipeprofile.com by: 1.May 29,  · Introduction.

Comparative education is a loosely bounded field that examines the sources, workings, and outcomes of education systems, as well as leading education issues, from comprehensive, multidisciplinary, cross-national, and cross-cultural perspectives.Emergent Issues in Education: Comparative Perspectives (S U N Y Series, Frontiers in Education) by Arnove, Robert F.

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