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Adults Learning for Development By Alan Rogers

Adults Learning for Development
by Alan Rogers

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Aiming to bridge the worlds of adult education and development, this work argues that development workers and adult educators have a great deal to learn from each other, especially at a time when developmental issues have come to dominate political discussions in the West.
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Adults Learning for Development by Alan Rogers

This book bridges the worlds of adult education and development. It argues that development workers and adult educators have a great deal to learn from each other, especially at a time when developmental issues have come to dominate political discussions in the West. The book should appeal to all who work in adult education and development. It looks at how adults learn and examines the crisis in adult and continuing education since the Second World War and the need for a new approach. Rogers offers a survey of development theories and practice and looks at the way adult / continuing education can re-orientate itself away from individual self-development to a national developmental model. The book surveys a large amount of literature in both adult / continuing education and development. It is aimed at students of adult education and adult education practitioners.

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Table of Contents


Part 1 Adult learning and education: adult learning; adult education - definitions; the purpose of adult education; a changed world; government, development and adult education - ways forward. Part 2 Development: development - definitions; the purpose of development; processes of development; routes to change; the five-fold path; target groups - needs, wants, aspirations and intentions; change-agents in development; barriers to development. Part 3 Adult education and development - re-orientation: seeking new objectives; seeking new target groups; changing the role of the change-agents; achievement and outcomes; sharing in development; conclusion - "so you think you know better?"

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GOR001867918
Adults Learning for Development by Alan Rogers
Alan Rogers
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
1992-02-20
256
0304324205
9780304324200
N/A
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