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Extensive Recent Discoveries In The 2014 Update Of Global Andragogical Perspectives, John A. Henschke Edd, Susan Isenberg Ed.D Nov 2014

Extensive Recent Discoveries In The 2014 Update Of Global Andragogical Perspectives, John A. Henschke Edd, Susan Isenberg Ed.D

John A. Henschke

This 2014 updated paper on the History and Philosophy of Andragogy includes 35 new items related to andragogy, which have been discovered since the previous year iteration. It is mainly limited (with a few exceptions) to a chronological history and the accompanying philosophy of andragogy, in line with when the English language documents were published and personal descriptions of events were written down. Some of these documents, however, present aspects of the events and ideas, which recount the years and contexts in which they appeared in published form. This will not be an exact history of the events and philosophy ...


Strategies For Developing A Sustainable Learning Society: An Analysis Of Lifelong Learning In Thailand, John A. Henschke Edd, Suwithida Charungkaittikul Sep 2014

Strategies For Developing A Sustainable Learning Society: An Analysis Of Lifelong Learning In Thailand, John A. Henschke Edd, Suwithida Charungkaittikul

John A. Henschke

Today's world may be characterized as the dawn of the new millennium of the learning society, where knowledge is considered as a country's most valued asset and primary source of power. In the increasingly intense competition among international communities, Thailand has been respected for advancing the concept of transforming communities, cities and regions into learning societies engaged in a sustainable development strategy which promotes the continual learning of individuals - the smallest unit of society. The learning society approach aims to balance economic, social, natural and environment aspects and resources of society; and is transforming the Thai people into ...


Observations Of The Possible Influence Of Andragogy On The Economies Of World Nations, John A. Henschke Edd, Suwithida Charungkaittikul Aug 2014

Observations Of The Possible Influence Of Andragogy On The Economies Of World Nations, John A. Henschke Edd, Suwithida Charungkaittikul

John A. Henschke

Today’s world may be characterised as the dawn of the new millennium of the learning society, where knowledge is considered as a country’s most valued asset and primary source of power. In the increasingly intense competition among international communities, Thailand has been respected for advancing the concept of transforming communities, cities and regions into learning societies engaged in a sustainable development strategy which promotes the continual learning of individuals – the smallest unit of society. The learning society approach aims to balance economic, social, natural and environmental aspects and resources of society; and is transforming the Thai people into ...


A Personal Perspective And Learning Experience On Living A Long, Healthy Life, John A. Henschke Edd May 2014

A Personal Perspective And Learning Experience On Living A Long, Healthy Life, John A. Henschke Edd

John A. Henschke

This chapter provides various materials and described events the author has personally found helpful in threading together elements of adult and community health education and learning that his vibrant health and length of life thus far at age 82. His understanding was that these writers cited did not focus on health. Rather, the author used the materials for helping him develop and maintain a long, healthy life. Many Bible passages are included because the author views them as the Word of God, which has helped him learn to live long and healthily. His beliefs, attitudes, values, and stages of life ...


An International Perspective On Reorienting Traditional Higher Education Institutions Toward Lifelong Learning, John A. Henschke Edd Apr 2014

An International Perspective On Reorienting Traditional Higher Education Institutions Toward Lifelong Learning, John A. Henschke Edd

John A. Henschke

This paper provides thoughts on how an international conception came about and moved forward regarding reorienting Higher Education Institutions toward Lifelong Learning (LLL). The background of LLL in ancient times and its emergence in recent times is presented. My involvement is described in bringing this about as a concept, and doing the research to flesh-out the specific elements. My research includes: Developing a definition of LLL; bringing together the international partners from 19 countries to identify the seven major elements of a LLL, Higher Education Institution, engaging two universities from opposite sides of the globe in articulating and listing the ...


Important New Developments In Andragogical Perspectives, John A. Henschke Edd Jan 2014

Important New Developments In Andragogical Perspectives, John A. Henschke Edd

John A. Henschke

This updated History and Philosophy of Andragogy is mainly limited [with a few exceptions] to a chronological history and the accompanying philosophy of andragogy, in lines with when the English language documents were published and the personal descriptions of events were recorded. Some of these documents, however, presents aspects of events and ideas which recount the years and context prior to the time in which they appeared in published form. To date, nearly 400 documents have been discovered, but space limitation in this paper allowed the inclusion of only a fraction of that number. Each of 15 time periods is ...


Building On Trust In A Complex World: Educational Research And Technology, John A. Henschke Edd Dec 2013

Building On Trust In A Complex World: Educational Research And Technology, John A. Henschke Edd

John A. Henschke

The author began researching trust in the late 1980s. The technology of his practice and research converged in an instrument which indicated the strongest factor being "teacher trust of learners," and which he sought to enact in practice as "my trust of learners" were quite consistent with each other. This instrument has been used in 16 doctoral dissertations with findings of the strongest factor being "teacher trust of learners," including a study indicating the technology of his scholarship and practice being congruent. Trust is indicated in some of the general adult education literature, even in a highly unlikely place like ...


Measurable Performance Indicators (Mpi) For Lifelong Learning: Reorientation Of A Traditional Higher Education Institution, John A. Henschke Edd Dec 2013

Measurable Performance Indicators (Mpi) For Lifelong Learning: Reorientation Of A Traditional Higher Education Institution, John A. Henschke Edd

John A. Henschke

This chapter is designed to address: the introduction of lifelong learning from ancient times; dimensions of maturation as guides for lifelong learning; considering the andragogical approach in early adult, and lifelong learning; counseling adult learners contributes added dimensions to facilitating lifelong learning; assessing life' challenges within the decades of lifelong learning, core value and human systems; 1997 - CONFINTEA V - Hamburg, Germany - lifelong learning emphasis only on older adults; 2009 - CONFINTEA VI - Belem, Para, Brazil - lifelong learning emphasis being throughout life; prominent role of higher education institution changing toward lifelong learning; developing definition of lifelong learning and learning in general; characteristic ...