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International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology

July 2012 Volume 3, Number 3

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Number of articles: 4

  1. A Critical Theory of Adult and Community Education

    Stephen Brookfield, University of St. Thomas, United States

    Critical theory is one of the most influential theoretical frameworks influencing scholarship within the field of adult and community education. This chapter outlines what constitute the chief... More

    pp. 1-15

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  2. Promoting and Implementing Self-Directed Learning (SDL): An Effective Adult Education Model

    Victor Wang, Florida Atlantic University, United States; Patricia Cranton, University of New Brunswick, Canada

    Although Westerners have used over 200 terms to describe self-directed learning (SDL), it is educators in Confucius heritage cultures (CHC) that have successfully promoted and implemented SDL. This... More

    pp. 16-25

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  3. Cross-Cultural Learning and Mentoring: Autoethnographical Narrative Inquiry with Dr. Malcolm Shepherd Knowles

    John Henschke, Lindenwood University, United States; Pi-Chi Han, University of Missouri, United States

    Dr. Malcolm Shepherd Knowles popularized andragogy as the theory of adult learning and was referred to as the Father of Adult Education in the United States (US). As his doctoral students, the... More

    pp. 26-36

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  4. The Mind–Body-Spirit Learning Model Transformative Learning Connections to Holistic Perspectives: Seizing Control of Your Healthcare - The Relationship among Self-Agency, Transformative Learning, and Wellness

    Kathleen King, University of South Florida, United States

    At a time when the medical field is dominated by the pressures of private insurance demands and government regulations, many people discover they need to be self advocates in order to battle... More

    pp. 37-51

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