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The Education Betterness Manifesto

The Education Betterness Manifesto | Adult Education and LIfe-long Learning | Scoop.it
Last year I was inspired by an excellent post written by Umair Haque on Harvard Business Review called "The Betterness Manifesto".  In it, Umair writes about building a better 21st century.  I wa...
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New Interview with Stephen Brookfield | OLA Media Project

New Interview with Stephen Brookfield | OLA Media Project | Adult Education and LIfe-long Learning | Scoop.it
On April 30, 2010, Stephen Brookfield sat down with the OLA Media Project Team and  shared some of his current thinking on the field of adult learning, making use of critical theory, and navigating graduate studies.
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A Social Network Can Be a Learning Network - Online Learning - The Chronicle of Higher Education

A Social Network Can Be a Learning Network - Online Learning - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Adult Education and LIfe-long Learning | Scoop.it
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DSpace at Open Universiteit: Stimulating reflection through engagement in social relationships

DSpace at Open Universiteit: Stimulating reflection through engagement in social relationships | Adult Education and LIfe-long Learning | Scoop.it
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Adult Learning Theory: Jack Mezirow's Transformational Learning

Adult Learning Theory: Jack Mezirow's Transformational Learning | Adult Education and LIfe-long Learning | Scoop.it
The study of transformative learning emerged as a concept on the field of adult learning through the works of Jack Mezirow. He coined the term perspective transformation referring to the moment when an adult learner experiences a shift in his ...
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Emma Watson's curator insight, January 14, 2014 3:57 PM

Great article about the practical nature of adult education and its infiltration into our lives daily.

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Part I The Roles of the Social Conscience Teacher: Literature Review

Part I The Roles of the Social Conscience Teacher: Literature Review | Adult Education and LIfe-long Learning | Scoop.it
The well-known Freirian quote, “Washing one's hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless means to side with the powerful, not to be neutral” (Freire, 1985, p. ...
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Teaching Adults: is it different? @ EduAcheive.Com

However, according to Mezirow (1981), emancipatory learning, with its emphasis upon learner transformation, can take place only in adulthood because, “it is only in late adolescence and in adulthood that a person can ...
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Downloads | Social Networking Sites & Adult Literacy Learning - AlphaPlus

Downloads | Social Networking Sites & Adult Literacy Learning - AlphaPlus | Adult Education and LIfe-long Learning | Scoop.it
Provincially-funded organization dedicated to disseminating research, information and training on innovative learning technologies to adult literacy educators, administrators and organizations - what technologies to use, how to use them, and when...
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The Ed Techie: Yeah, but who pays?

My colleague, Gill Kirkup, asks this question of digital scholarship, and it is a frequent refrain of Alan Cann's. It's a good question, and one I usually try to have an answer for. I don't think I am guilty of...
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South Hampshire Humanists | Home

South Hampshire Humanists | Home | Adult Education and LIfe-long Learning | Scoop.it
South Hampshire Humanists (Really nice new website for the South Hampshire Humanists: http://t.co/HNw6iln8 ~aimee...)...
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PILOTed: Invisible Learning, Aprendizaje Invisible

This is a summary of Aprendizaje Invisible (Invisible Learning, in English), an ebook by Cristóbal Cobo and John W. Moravec on transforming educational systems around the world. Why is education important?
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Education News » An Interview with Eileen Carnell and Susan ...

Education News » An Interview with Eileen Carnell and Susan ... | Adult Education and LIfe-long Learning | Scoop.it
We call this change 'perspective transformation' borrowing the ideas of Mezirow (1991). We also focus on 'meta-learning' in transformative coaching. This is about helping people making sense of their experience of learning ...
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Transformative Learning: Mezirow & Taylor « Lisa Rampton Halverson

Mezirow's theory derives in part from Habermas's ideas about instrumental versus communicative learning. Instrumental learning seeks to control and manipulate the environment, and is focused on improving prediction and ...
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Teaching or Telling . . . Freire and Yaconelli « ali campbell

Teaching or Telling . . . Freire and Yaconelli « ali campbell | Adult Education and LIfe-long Learning | Scoop.it
Freire wrote a book about oppression back in the 1970s, it is not a theology book, though it echoes the topics of liberation theology in the way Freire challenges the society (and oppressive instiutions within society) to bring ...
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