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Contexts of adult education: Canadian perspectives



Fenwick T, Nesbit T & Spencer B (eds.) (2006) Contexts of adult education: Canadian perspectives. Toronto: Thompson Educational Publishing. http://thompsonbooks.com/books/higher-education/contexts-adult-education.html

How can one make sense of such a complex endeavor as the practice of adult education? The editors of this volume have adopted the notion of contexts. The contexts of adult education include: Historical contexts that shape the practice of adult educators Philosophical contexts that underpin their activities Socio-economic contexts by which practitioners are informed Community contexts in which they are located Practice contexts that their activities reveal

EditorProfessor Tara Fenwick
Publication date31/12/2006
PublisherThompson Educational Publishing
Publisher URLhttp://thompsonbooks.com/…t-education.html
Place of publicationToronto

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Professor Tara Fenwick

Professor Tara Fenwick

Emeritus Professor, Education