Now in paperback, The International Encyclopedia of Adult Education is the first comprehensive reference work in this important and fast-growing field. Developed by an international board of advisors, this encyclopedia is an invaluable asset for scholars, graduate students and practitioners who have an interest in the field of adult education.
More than 170 entries have been commissioned from authors in six continents representing the most respected adult education departments in the world. Their diverse lignuistic, ethnic and national perspectives make this a truly global resource.
The perspective of the writers is crutial and questioning, both defining the territory and raising key questions for the field in the 21st century. Terms such as diversity, learning, training and andragogy are explained and explored, and there are extensive bibliographical references to facilitate further research. Scholars and students will find this a comprehensive and concise guide to key terms, movements and concepts in the field.