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Philosophical concepts and values in adult education

K. H. Lawson

Philosophical concepts and values in adult education

by K. H. Lawson

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Published by The Open University Press in Milton Keynes, [Eng.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[by] K. H. Lawson.
SeriesThe Open University Press series in adult and continuing education, Open University Press series in adult and continuing education
The Physical Object
Pagination120 p. ;
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15107358M
ISBN 100335062544
LC Control Number76369426

ETHICS AND THE EDUCATION OF ADULTS: A REVIEW ESSAY 1 ROBERT TOBIAS University of Canterbury Abstract The main purpose of this essay is to review Peter Jarvis' book on Ethics and education for adults in a late modern society published by the National Institute of Adult and Continuing Education (England and Wales) (NIACE) in The essay. Personal philosophy is based on one’s experiences, education, exposure, values and goals. Educational philosophy is much the same, with great influence from personal experiences as both learner and teacher. Recent exploration of a variety of learning theories has illuminated and begun to clarify my personal philosophy of nursing Size: KB.

Studies in the philosophical foundations of education explore humanities, sociology, philosophy and the history of educational trends. Educational policy and its methods are the main facets of a. Thus, Philosophy Of Education Is A Comprehensive Area Of Knowledge With An Interdisciplinary g In View The Significant Bearing Of Philosophical Basis Of Education On Life And Society, The Present Book Philosophical Foundation Of Education Has Been Written. It Is An In-Depth Study Of All The Aspects Related To Education.5/5(1).

The philosophy of education examines the goals, forms, methods, and meaning of term is used to describe both fundamental philosophical analysis of these themes and the description or analysis of particular pedagogical approaches. Considerations of how the profession relates to broader philosophical or sociocultural contexts may be included. Eduard C. Lindeman and the meaning of adult education. Perhaps best known today for his work in adult education, Eduard C. Lindeman ( – ) also wrote one of the first books on community development, was an early explorer of groupwork and worked to extend popular education.


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of Adult Education, University of Nottingham ; [London]: National Institute of Adult Education, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: K H Lawson. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lawson, K.H.

(Kenneth Harold). Philosophical concepts and values in adult education. Milton Keynes, Eng.: Open University. Philosophical Concepts and Values in Adult Education. Department of Adult Education, University of Nottingham in Association with the National Institute of Adult Education () Philosophy of Education in Philosophy of Social ries: Philosophy of Education in Philosophy of.

The Third Edition of Philosophical Foundations of Adult Education presents seven theoretical approaches to adult education: liberal, progressive, behaviorist, humanist, radical/critical, analytic, and postmodern.

The book gives the historical grounding as well as the basic principles for each approach/5. Neglected in the philosophical writing on adult education are the issues of the professionalism of the field and the ways in which adult education differs from other aspects of education.

Particularly unfortunate is the current lack of atten tion given to disciplined philosophical inquiry on major issues and problems in adult by: 6. This book examines the philosophical foundations of adult education (AE).

The following topics are discussed: philosophy of AE (philosophy and action in theory and practice and philosophy for adult educators); liberal AE (historical development, liberal education and the educated person, broad scope, process, liberal education of adults, Great Books program, evaluation of adult liberal Cited by: 3.

Philosophy of Adult Education Inventory. The Philosophy of Adult Education Inventory is designed to assist the adult educator to identify his/her personal philosophy of education and to compare it with prevailing philosophies in the field of adult education.

The File Size: KB. This introductory article explains the coverage of this book, which is about the philosophical aspects of education. It explains that the philosophy of education is the branch of philosophy that addresses philosophical questions concerning the nature, aims, and problems of education.

The book examines the problems concerning the aims and guiding ideals of by: 4. principles of self-directed learning-a pervasive concept in adult education, the need to describe various adult educa-tion philosophies exists. Arguably, the most comprehen-sive overview of adult education philosophies was given by Elias and Merriam ().

These are as follows: • Liberal Adult Education, • Progressive Adult Education. THE PHILOSOPHY OF HUMANISM. phy whether we are aware of it or not. All adult human be- ings conduct their lives according to some general pattern of behavior that is more or less conscious, more or less consis- tent, more or less adequate, to cope with the everyday affairs and inevitable crises of the human scene.

difference in the philosophy of life, different educationists define education differently. The fact is that the real concept of education is not related solely to any of the above-mentioned views.

It is more than either of them. In a real sense, education is a sort of synthesis of all the above viewpoints.

In thisFile Size: KB. Abstract The purpose of this conceptual paper was to propose an ultimate goal and purpose for the field and practice of adult education.

A literature search was conducted to delineate historical philosophies of education that inform the current state of education, including adult Size: 99KB.

The titles of the essays are as follows: Some Problems in the Conceptualization of Adult Education for the Purposes of Research and Practice; Deontological Liberalism: The Political Philosophy of Liberal Adult Education; Liberal Education, Rule-Governed Behaviour and Legal Philosophy; From Citizen to Self; The Concept of "Moral Obligation" as an Ethical Foundation of Liberal Adult Education; Limits to the Concept of "Autonomy" as an Adult Education Cited by: Key Concepts in Adult Education and Training 2nd Edition This book is an accessible and jargon-free guide to the key concepts used in adult education and training.

The author examines in detail forty-five of these concepts, ranging from core concepts such as educa-tion and development to more specialist concepts like social capital and social File Size: KB.

Philosophy embodies a way of life; education is the preparation for life. Philosophy is the knowledge obtained by natural reason; education is the development of that reason and other powers of mind. Philosophy determines the various aspects of education: All the problems of education are the problems of Size: KB.

Your educational philosophy is your beliefs about why, what and how you teach, whom you teach, and about the nature of learning. It is a set of principles that guides professional action through the events and issues teachers face daily.

Sources for your educational philosophy are your life experiences, your values. Skip to main content. MENU. Browse; Resources. Authors; Librarians; Editors; SocietiesAuthor: John Elias. Elias and Merriam are concise, thoughtful and comprehensive in their review of the history, key concepts and trends in the philosophical foundations of adult education.

This is a great book if you need a reference that provides great detail and is understandable. Read more. 4 people found this by: Philosophies of Adult Education. Below you'll find three tables which compare five kinds of educational philosophies (Liberal, Behaviorist, Progressive, Humanistic, and Radical).

Table One includes: Information on the purpose of each philosophy and the roles of learners and teachers. In this chapter, Horsthemke explores the question of whether there is a (set of) perspective (s), a body of thought, and/or a particular way of doing philosophy of education that can be called African.

The chapter interrogates three questions that open up ways of approaching this issue: Author: Kai Horsthemke.Philosophy is defined as the study of the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality, and existence, especially when considered as an academic discipline.

(Websters) In plain words, to me, philosophy is the study of thought, how we thinks, and why w.The educational philosoph y of Idealism is one of the oldest educational.

philosophies, going back to Socrates and Plato in ancient G reece. Other. proponents include Rene Decartes, George Author: Charlene Tan.