New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education volume 2001, issue 89, P83 2001 DOI: 10.1002/ace.11 View full text
M. Carolyn Clark

Abstract: This journal is like a hike across the varied terrain of adult learning theory. It begins on level ground with the wide and well-traveled path of models of learning that essentially defined us as a field early on, moves on to a somewhat steeper grade of the currently fashionable and often challenging modes of learning, then winds through the forest of more complex, interdisciplinary approaches. With this chapter we're on the other side of the forest, confronting an immense prairie of tall grass and big sky; t…

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