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Adult and Continuing Education Administration

Adult Education Research Conference

2006

Spirituality

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Integrating The ‘Other’ In Adult Education Curriculum: The Case Of An Indian Tradition, Linda Ziegahn, Beloo Mehra Aug 2006

Integrating The ‘Other’ In Adult Education Curriculum: The Case Of An Indian Tradition, Linda Ziegahn, Beloo Mehra

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In order to truly globalize the field of adult education, a de-centering of Euro-centric frameworks is needed as we simultaneously integrate non-Western knowledge systems in curricular offerings and theoretical development. This paper explores selected aspects of the philosophy and discipline of Integral Yoga, and presents an example of a curriculum innovation.


The Role Of Spirituality In The Practice Of Adult Education Leaders, Jeanette Justice Fleming, Bradley C. Courtenay Jul 2006

The Role Of Spirituality In The Practice Of Adult Education Leaders, Jeanette Justice Fleming, Bradley C. Courtenay

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Leaders defined spirituality as different from, but related to religion, part of their identity, and as a connection to a Higher Being, to others, and to nature. Spirituality provided a calling to profession, instilled an ethical framework and served as a resource in times of challenge. It influenced use of power, decision making, and communication with coworkers. Participants exhibited a variety of leadership styles reflecting individual perceptions of spirituality.