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Educational Methods

University of Tennessee, Knoxville

2006

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Malcolm S. Knowles: Four Major Historical Social Movements That Influencd Him And He Influenced As He Became An Adult Educator, John A. Henschke Edd Aug 2006

Malcolm S. Knowles: Four Major Historical Social Movements That Influencd Him And He Influenced As He Became An Adult Educator, John A. Henschke Edd

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Using a qualitative approach, this research provided thematic analysis and description of the context of Knowles' autobiography. The Making of an Adult Educator. The research questions included: What took place when Knowles and Savicevic met in 1966? How did Knowles decide to make use of the term andragogy to name his theory of adult learning in 1967 and 1968? What discourse followed Knowles' introduction of his theory? What social movements in the U.S. occurred during Knowles' times? Denzin's (1989) model of a fully triangulated biographical investigation, consisting of a case history, a case study, a life story, a ...


Common Elements For Re-Orienting Higher Education Institutions In Various Countries Toward Lifelong Learning: Research And Implications For Practice, John A. Henschke Edd Jan 2006

Common Elements For Re-Orienting Higher Education Institutions In Various Countries Toward Lifelong Learning: Research And Implications For Practice, John A. Henschke Edd

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This research study focused on the question: What common elements will need to be considered to help higher education institutions in various countries shift toward a lifelong learning focus? Research is presented on the background and experiences of various institutions in this regard, developing a policy statement on elements of this re-orientation as a product of a worldwide conference, and ultimately constructing "measurable performance indicators" (MPI) for the seven elements - overarching frameworks, strategic partnerships and linkages, research, teaching and learning processes, administration policies and mechanisms, decision support systems, and student support systems and services. Research and implications for practices within ...


Comparing Personal Learning And Educational Institution Elements Required In Various Countries For A Re-Orientation Toward A Focus On Lifelong Learning, John A. Henschke Edd Jan 2006

Comparing Personal Learning And Educational Institution Elements Required In Various Countries For A Re-Orientation Toward A Focus On Lifelong Learning, John A. Henschke Edd

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This extended research study focused on the question: What is the comparison of personal learning and higher educational institution elements to be considered for helping those higher educational institutions and individual learners in various countries to re-orient themselves toward a focus on lifelong learning? Research is presented on the background and experiences of various higher educational institutions and individual learners in this regard, developing a tentative policy statement and identification of the elements of a re-orientation toward lifelong learning focus as products of several worldwide conferences.


International Research Foundation For Andragogy And The Implications For Adult Education Practice, John A. Henschke Edd Jan 2006

International Research Foundation For Andragogy And The Implications For Adult Education Practice, John A. Henschke Edd

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This study searched the literature providing an international research foundation for andragogy. Six themes have emerged: The evolution of the term; historical antecedents shaping the concept; comparison of American and European understandings; popularizing of the American concept; practical applications; and theory, research, and definition. Implications are provided for the practice of andragogy within the fields of adult, continuing, community, extension, and human resource development education.


Toward A Thorough Understanding Of The International Foundation Of Andragogy In Hrd And Adult Education, John A. Henschke Edd Jan 2006

Toward A Thorough Understanding Of The International Foundation Of Andragogy In Hrd And Adult Education, John A. Henschke Edd

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More than 160 major works published in English from national and international sources on andragogy are presented here, in order to provide an clear and understandable, international foundation fr the linkage between the research, theory and practice of andragogy and its application to Adult Education and Human Resources Development. Six themes have emerged that provide a foundation for the linkage: The evolution of the term: historical antecedents shaping the concept; comparison of American and European understanding; popularizing of the American concept; practical applications; and theory, research, and definition. Andragogy has been used by some as a code word for identifying ...