Description - The International Encyclopedia of Adult Education by Leona M. English
The Encyclopedia of Adult Education is the first comprehensive reference work in this important and fast-growing field, and is an invaluable resource for adult educators who research and teach in the fields of higher education, work in community-based settings, or practise in public or private organizations. Its 170+ articles, written by an international team of contributors from over 17 countries, detail the research and practice of the field from its emergence as a separate discipline to the present day, covering key concepts, issues and individuals and providing a cutting-edge summary of ongoing debates across a wide range of perspectives, from self-directed learning to human resource development. Entries are arranged A-Z and extensive cross-referenced, with detailed bibliographies for each topic to facilitate further research.
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Author Biography - Leona M. English
LEONA M.ENGLISH is Associate Professor in the Department of Adult Education, St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia and President of the Canadian Association for the Study of Adult Education (2001-2002 ).