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History as Method or Does Chronology Count?

, Department of Counseling, Adult and Higher Education, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL, United States

IJAVET Volume 7, Number 3, ISSN 1947-8607 Publisher: IGI Global


This articles introduces some of the differing approaches to historical research that are utilized within adult education and lifelong learning. It discusses archives, types of sources, and approaches to interpretation. Whenever the author talks about history or historical research one of two things happen: People get excited and start telling her how fascinated they are by a particular aspect of history or their eyes glaze over. In this article, the author is hoping for a different kind of reaction.


Rose, A. (2016). History as Method or Does Chronology Count?. International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 7(3), 51-61. IGI Global. Retrieved April 23, 2019 from .