Toward a working philosophy of adult education

by Jerold W. Apps

Publisher: Syracuse University, Publications in Continuing Education in [Syracuse, N.Y.]

Written in English
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  MY PROFESSIONAL EDUCATIONAL PHILOSOPHY I believe that education is a need in the society; therefore, every person should be given all the chances and privileges to be in school and learn. No one must be deprived with one of the aims of the government especially the Education for All (EFA). I believe that every child has a unique character in the diversity of learning towards growth and. Publisher of scholarly and trade books, focusing on the humanities, social science, and fiction.   Introduction: This should be your thesis statement where you discuss your general belief about education (such as: "I believe all students have a right to learn") as well as your ideals in relation to teaching. You should "begin with the end," says James M. Lang in an Aug. 29, , article titled, "4 Steps to a Memorable Teaching Philosophy" published in "The Chronicle of Higher Education.". Education research paper topics offer education majors a choice of samples on how to write projects on administration, classroom managment, curriculum development, early childhood education, elementary education, philosophy of education, children with special needs, and education theories.

My educational philosophy is that I believe all students are capable of learning. They all do not learn at the same rate, but with different methods and strategies it is possible. Students should not be thought of as mindless individuals just waiting to be filled with knowledge by their teachers. Quite the opposite; students should be viewed as. work, philosophy, personal, professional, and conceptual revealed nominal information. Among the peer-reviewed journal articles located, one discussed the conceptual framework used in a course focused on the history of philosophy of social work (Desai, ). This paper outlines the emergence of social work philosophy from a historical perspective. Books by Corliss Lamont. The Philosophy of Humanism, Eighth Edition, (posthumous) Lover’s Credo: Poems of Love, The Illusion of Immortality, Fifth Edition, Freedom of Choice Affirmed, Third Edition, Freedom Is as Freedom Does: Civil Liberties in America, Fourth Edition, Yes To Life: Memoirs of Corliss Lamont,   “So return to philosophy as often as you can, and take your rest in her; for it is through her that life at court seems bearable to you, and you bearable to your court.” Re-read that in a modernized context by replacing the word “court” with “work.” It is through philosophy that life at work, despite the circumstance, is bearable.

  Kansas State University confers two exceptional adult education doctorate online degrees for students to choose from: the doctor of philosophy and the doctor of education. Both degrees will prepare graduates for a position in an educational setting, enabling them to work as academics, researchers, and even administrators in a wide range of.   The class I was teaching was a graduate class for students working towards a MEd in adult and higher education. I found a couple of titles and read through them—close, but no cigar. I grabbed a couple more promising books. Same result. After about a dozen books. The relationship of the transformative learning experience on substance abuse treatment outcomes: The Hudson Lake recovery camp curriculum. In M. Hagin & E. Goff (Eds.), Proceedings of the 47th Annual Adult Education Research Conference (pp. ). Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, Department of Work and Human Resource Education. Focus: Teach ideas that are everlasting. Seek enduring truths which are constant, not changing, through great literature, art, philosophy, religion. Essentialism: Focus: Teach the common core, "the basics" of information and skills (cultural heritage) needed for citizenship. (Curriculum can .

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Apps. 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, and a framework for a working philosophy; (3).

This philosophy points toward the use of adult education for the development of free, creative, and responsible persons in order to advance the human maturation process.

The philosophy for adult education is based on the belief that: 1. Adult behavior can be changed to some extent. Adult education should be designed to help people mature and.

Toward a Philosophy of Christian Adult Education Charles Lee Any philosophy of adult Christian education needs to start with the presupposition that the people it serves live by the Good Book at least once a week, recent surveys reveal the Word may not be sticking. According to a. personal philosophy of education and to compare it with prevailing philosophies in the field of adult education.

The PAEI is self‐administered, self‐scored, and self‐interpreted. Adult Learning Methods, with Corrections edited by Michael W. Gailbraith. One approach is to complete the Philosophy of Adult Education Inventory developed by Zinn (). This self-administering, self-scoring, and self-interpreting inventory will place you in one of five philosophical orientations: liberal, behaviorist, progressive, humanistic, or radical.

Zinn’s philosophy of adult education Inventory (PAEI) is based on five philosophical tenets. It is an assessment tool developed to help educators identify their Toward a working philosophy of adult education book philosophy. There is no right or wrong educational philosophy; rather, the inventory tool.

As I gain more experience in adult education, I plan to revisit my teaching philosophy and make changes as I grow and reflect. Education is a process of discovery and I am privileged to be an instrument in that process.

See below for full version of My Teaching Philosophy. Particularly unfortunate is the current lack of atten tion given to disciplined philosophical inquiry on major issues and problems in adult education.

Apps, Jerold W. Toward a Working Philosophy of Adult Education. Syracuse: Syracuse University Publications in Continuing Education, As Howick () suggested, “well-developed systems of philosophy aim toward purity, but most individual men in thought and practice tend to be eclectic” (p.

Elias and Merriam () made it clear by the title and organization of their book that several philosophies provide the foundation for Adult Education. Likewise, a philosophy of adult education today–which is badly needed ‐‐ can no longer be derived from the philosophy of conventional education, and must be elaborated from bottom‐up, i.e.

by understanding themeaning of learning for adult learners today as well as the function of adult learning in present society. Describe historical events and programs that have helped to form current practice in adult education 2.

Identify major writers, their works, and the specific nature of these contributions to the history and philosophy of adult education 3. Understand the principal philosophical underpinnings of current adult education theory and practice 4. This introductory article explains the coverage of this book, which is about the philosophical aspects of education.

It explains that the philosophy of education is the branch of philosophy that addresses philosophical questions concerning the nature, aims, and problems of education. The book examines the problems concerning the aims and guiding ideals of education.

This book contains 27 essays on the philosophical foundations of adult education: "Cultural Studies in Adult Education" (Sir Richard Livingstone); "The Conflict in Education" (Robert M. Hutchins); "The Student and the University" (Allan Bloom); "Experience and Education" (John Dewey); "For Those Who Need to Be Learners" (Eduard C.

Lindeman); "The Adult, His Society, and Adult Education: An. Julius K. Nyerere's philosophy of education is one of the most influential and widely studied theories of education.

Policy-makers have continued to draw from it for policy re-engineering. In this paper, the Nigerian educational system is.

Philosophy of education is the philosophical study of education and the problems surrounding it. The major point of discussion in philosophy of education is education, while the methods used are those of philosophy. This branch, similarly to philosophy of law or medicine, is usually out of the study programs in philosophy departments.

Adult education, lifelong learning and learning for liberation In the Declaration of Dar es Salaam Julius Nyerere made a ringing call for adult education to be directed at helping people to help themselves and for it to approached as part of life: ‘integrated with life and inseparable from it’.

For him adult education had two functions. Philosophy adult education programs introduce students to works ranging from Plato's dialogues and the philosophical treatises of Cicero to more modern essays by philosophers.

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.

the philosophy of education for communities of adult learners and the kind of personal philosophical journeys individuals may undertake in the process of adult learning. I will show how both these lines of inquiry are themselves forms of philosophical practice that.

The basic function of adult education is to promote the physical and mental development of adult learners. He argues that adult education is a powerful tool for social activists. Through adult education, the personal code of conduct and cultural knowledge of adult learners should be improved to gradually improve the social atmosphere and order.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Smith, H.P. (Henry Percival). Adult education and Utopia: towards a philosophy of adult learning. Oxford, H.P. Smith, Question: Philosophy of the adult education by Eduard C.

Linderman's, "The meaning of Adult Education" My answers include a brief biography of the author and the philosophy of his book, "The Meaning of Adult education". Biography of Eduard C. Linderman: Eduard Christian Lindeman was born inin St Clair, Michigan USA.

Your Philosophy Towards Work. The 12 best work philosophies that one can think of are: Teamwork: The love to work with others. The advantage of working in a team – Two heads are better than one.

‘Teamwork Makes a Dream works’ – The benefit of accessing more ideas, working in harmony and helping each other for achieving mutual goals. the work of Otto Rank, through a social worker trained at the Pennsylvania School of Social Work.

In he accepted a position as professor of psychology at Ohio State University, and in published his second book, Counseling and Psychotherapy: Newer Concepts in Practice. This was a statement of an approach which came to be called.

Paulo Reglus Neves Freire (–) was a Brazilian educator and philosopher who was a leading advocate of critical is best known for his influential work Pedagogy of the Oppressed, which is generally considered one of the foundational texts of the critical pedagogy movement.

The Purpose of Adult Education Philosophy. Examination of individual adult education philosophies helps us to discover if our beliefs are aligned with our practice (Tisdell & Taylor, ).

As Beatty et al. () suggest, "Core elements of one's teaching philosophy can influence course design and the classroom environment" (p. 99). Reflecting back over the adult education philosophy assignment, my attention immediately went on how the adult men and women ages ago had to learn.

If adults had an interest to learn about a topic, they had to read a book in order to learn it. Schools during that time were only for. Moves towards more individual, problem-based work seemed a safer option than the mass and group work of the then recent past.

An introduction to the philosophy of education ( edn.), New York: Free Press. A political outline of Indian adult education, Leicester: National Institute of Adult Continuing Education.

Stewart, D. S.Studies in Philosophy and Education | Studies in Philosophy and Education is an international journal that focuses on the philosophical normative and conceptual problems and issues in educational. Conversely, many adult students will already have their basic levels of needs met, so the class time can be spent on working toward the higher levels and reaching the self-actualization stage.

A final philosophy of education is the radical philosophy.