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Wisdom, Complexity, And Adult Education: Emerging Theory And Meanings For Practice, Ann L. Swartz, Elizabeth J. Tisdell Jun 2012

Wisdom, Complexity, And Adult Education: Emerging Theory And Meanings For Practice, Ann L. Swartz, Elizabeth J. Tisdell

Adult Education Research Conference

This paper discusses various conceptions of wisdom in order to foster theory development of what it means to access and act with wisdom, as well as to educate adults in a way that fosters wisdom in a complex world. Keywords: wisdom, complexity science, and spirituality.


Uncovering Science In Adult Education: Welcome Complexity Theory, Ann L. Swartz Oct 2008

Uncovering Science In Adult Education: Welcome Complexity Theory, Ann L. Swartz

Adult Education Research Conference

The transdiscursive concepts of complexity science concepts, already implicit in adult education, should be made explicit to promote transformative theoretical developments in adult education and empower adult learners and adult education academics to access and interpret this knowledge for themselves.