Culture and Adult Education: A Study of Alberta and Quebec by Hayden Roberts

By Hayden Roberts

Starting with the speculation that grownup schooling in a area is formed via its dominant social philosophy or tradition, the heritage and developments of grownup schooling in Canadian provinces, Alberta and Quebec, are contrasted.

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W. D. 1960. " In Handbook of Adult Education in the United States, ed. S. Knowles. S. L. 1970. " In Handbook of Adult Education, ed. M. F. R. Kidd. New York: Macmillan. Sheats, P. 1970. Introduction. In Handbook of Adult Education, ed. M. F. R. Kidd. New York: Macmillan. E. and Harries-Jenkins, G. 1975. " Studies in Adult Education, vol. 7, no. i. 2 Adult Education and Culture: The Terminology Adult Education In a Recommendation on the Development of Adult Education adopted by UNESCO general conference in Nairobi, October-November 1976, adult education denotes the entire body of organized educational processes, whatever the content, level and method, whether formal or otherwise, whether they prolong or replace initial education in schools, colleges and universities as well as in apprenticeship, whereby persons regarded as adult by the society to which they belong develop their abilities, enrich their knowledge, improve their technical or professional qualifications or turn them in a new direction and bring about changes in their attitudes or behavior in the two-fold perspective of full personal development and participation in balanced and independent social, economic and cultural development.

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And Britain. 5 million, had only a Grade 8 education or less. King suggests that, in a sense, all adult education can be described as either remedial or evolutionary. It is not quite clear what "evolutionary" means, but the implication seems to be that remedial adult education is to be seen as relying on an outside teaching agency, as distinct from being able to evolve, or develop, from within the learner's own resources. This would place remedial education at the left end of the passive/active axis.

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