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Adult Education in the American Experience: From the Colonial Period to the Present / Edition 1

Adult Education in the American Experience: From the Colonial Period to the Present / Edition 1

by Harold W. Stubblefield, Patrick KeaneHarold W. Stubblefield
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From the earliest contributions of Native Americans in the colonial period to the workforce preparation crisis in the 1980s, this book explores the patterns, themes, and changing ideologies of learning and education in adulthood.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780787900250
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/01/1994
Series: Higher and Adult Education Series
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 6.44(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

HAROLD W. STUBBLEFIELD is professor of adult education atthe Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. A winnerof the 1988 Imogene Okes Award for Outstanding Research in AdultEducation, he has been chair of the Commission of Professors ofAdult Education and a consulting editor of Adult EducationQuarterly.

PATRICK KEANE was professor of continuing education atDalhousie University in Nova Scotia from 1970 until his retirementin 1992. His articles have been published in such journals asStudies in Adult Education, International Journal ofLifelong Education, Convergence, and Adult EducationQuarterly.

Table of Contents

Part One: Adult Education in Early America.

Part Two: The Early National and Antebellum Eras.

Part Three: Adult Education in an Era of Modernization.

Part Four: The Nation Amid Crisis and Recovery.

Part Five: America at the Peak of World Power.

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From the Publisher

"Stubblefield and Keane have brought a high degree of organization and coherence to the very complex history of adult education in the United States. No one who is serious about the study of adult learning can afford to be without this thoroughly researched volume."
—David W. Stewart, director of program development, the Center for Adult Learning and Educational Credentials, American Council on Education

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