Personal Philosophy of Adult Education. This is a foundation for education that honours and respects the student. Recognizing the nobility of the student allows her an active role in her own learning. The role of the teacher is to facilitate learning by drawing on the experience of the student, to build on that experience through the acquisition of new insights, knowledge and skills. Apps has used the term "working philosophy" to refer to "an individual adult educator's system of beliefs."5 According to Apps, a working philosophy grows out of common sense. However, common sense isn't always sufficient to deal with the frequent need to .
This monograph is concerned with developing a personal working philosophy of adult education. Chapters cover: (1) the need for a working philosophy; (2) a working philosophy--general philosophy, content and process, beliefs, sources of beliefs, levels of beliefs, higher order beliefs, recognition, analysis, judgment, and evaluation, Cited by: 64. Adult education philosophy programs and courses are offered by continuing education departments to students who want to receive additional instruction or earn credits towards a degree. Take a look at this article to learn more. Login.
Aug 21, 2015 · An adult education philosophy or perspective is the categorization of an individual’s beliefs, values and attitudes towards education. In this section we present Elias & Merriam’s (1995) seminal work identifying the five key adult education philosophies of liberal, progressive, behaviourist, humanist and radical perspectives.Author: Melrose, Sherri, Park, Caroline, Perry, Beth. Oldest philosophy of education in West. Roots in the Classical Period of ancient Greece. Founded by John B. Watson in 1920s. Origins can be traced to 16th c. Europe. Based on empiricism and pragmatism (1870s U.S.). Began as a serious movement in U.S. in early 1900s with Dewey.
a teaching philosophy that graduate students may perceive as a professor’s weakness and then suggest how those is-sues can be resolved. Adult Education Philosophy: The Case of Self-Directed Learning Strategies in Graduate Teaching Thomas D. Cox Assistant Professor of Higher Education and Policy Studies College of Education and Human Performance. The Philosophy of Adult Education Inven- tory includes many references to “social and political issues,” “social change,” “social and cultural situations,” and “society” in the re- sponses corresponding to Radicalism, and they refer to the context of society in general.
My Philosophical Beliefs Related to Adult Teaching and Learning Becky Smeltzer. Growing up in the 1950s and 1960s, my formal learning experiences were first influenced by the liberal philosophy of education. My teachers were subject experts who used the lecture method to .