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Frederick Douglass: An American Adult Educator, Jerry Paul Ross May 2010

Frederick Douglass: An American Adult Educator, Jerry Paul Ross

Dissertations

Throughout his I ife, Frederick Douglass struggled to be something extraordinary. He rose from a life in slavery to become the most prominent African-American of his day and a leading figure in the abolitionist movement. Lost in the discussion of his life are the adult education roles that he played throughout his life and career. Beginning while he was still a slave and extending until his death, he worked to educate adults in order to transfonn individual lives and society as a whole. Douglass was primarily engaged in adult education in the fields of religious adult education, social movements, popular …


Acl 546 Research Methodology, Rob Morrison Jan 2010

Acl 546 Research Methodology, Rob Morrison

Rob Morrison

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Adult And Continuing Education In Pos,¥' Secondary Institutions In Ethiopia: Pol!( Practice, And Challenges, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr Jan 2010

Adult And Continuing Education In Pos,¥' Secondary Institutions In Ethiopia: Pol!( Practice, And Challenges, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

This study examines current policies and practices affecl in the functioning of postsecondary institutions in terms 's creating opportunities for adult and lifelong learning th Ethiopia. Data were collected from official docUmel;ry government stetistics, as well as a telephone interview Vli:,S ten officials of five purposefully selected public post-secondi_ e institutions. The results show ttat exisUng national poliCily and programs related to adult and continuing education Ci~ limited in their coverage which in turn. affected not Of~ institutional rules and reqotetions, but also actual practic. v Thus, adult and continuing education programs found to II) less responsive to the needs …


Acting For Transformation: An Esl Teacher And Her Adult Immigrant Students Dramatize The Students’ Life Stories, Dana Horstein Jan 2010

Acting For Transformation: An Esl Teacher And Her Adult Immigrant Students Dramatize The Students’ Life Stories, Dana Horstein

MA TESOL Collection

This paper documents the implementation of a year-long drama project that was conducted with adult immigrant English as a Second Language (ESL) students at Asian Human Services, a community-based organization in Chicago. Throughout the year, during the fall, winter, and spring terms, three classes of students dramatized their life stories. This paper provides background for the project by explaining the history and role of drama in language education. It also considers the teacher’s motivations for the project and its design; its ultimate challenges and successes; as well as the insights that it provides about what it means to be a …


Adult Educators As Hrd Trainer, Moderator And Coach. Experiences Of A Chair For Andragogy In Bamberg., Jost Reischmann Jan 2010

Adult Educators As Hrd Trainer, Moderator And Coach. Experiences Of A Chair For Andragogy In Bamberg., Jost Reischmann

IACE Hall of Fame Repository

On occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Department for Andragogy at the Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade the lectures learned at the Chair of Andragogy at Bamberg University, Germany, throughout three decades of researching, teaching, and developing in the academic field of Andragogy are summarized.The focus is on the development of professional experts ("change agents"), the needed competencies, the curriculum, and the workplaces of the graduates. These experiences will be helpful for better planning of the future professional development of adult educators and to look forward to the strengths and challenges of the profession to be served in the …


The Great Dilemma Of Improving Teacher Quality In Adult Learning, Cristine A. Smith, Ricardo Gomez Dec 2009

The Great Dilemma Of Improving Teacher Quality In Adult Learning, Cristine A. Smith, Ricardo Gomez

Cristine Smith

No abstract provided.