Reaching out across the border : Canadian perspectives in adult education
- Patricia Cranton, Leona M. English, editors.
- San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 2009.
- Physical description
- 105 p. ; 23 cm.
- New directions for adult and continuing education no. 124.
Education Library (Cubberley)
LC5254 .R43 2009
- Unknown LC5254 .R43 2009
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Critical adult education in Canada in the time of CASAE / Donovan Plumb
- Literacy lives here : using video and dialogue to promote and celebrate adult and literacy education in the Canadian Western Arctic / Suzanne Robinson
- Social change in historical perspective / Dorothy MacKeracher
- Perspectives on adult education in Quebec / Mohamed Hrimech
- "More universal for some than others" : Canada's health care system and the role of adult education / B. Allan Quigley ... [et al.]
- Critical environmental adult education in Canada : student environmental activism / Elizabeth Lange, Aaron Chubb
- Learning to teach : an illustrative case from the Canadian community college system / Ellen Carusetta, Patricia Cranton
- From manifesto days to millennium days : Canadian perspectives on community development / Leona M. English
- Reaching out across the border / Leona M. English, Patricia Cranton.
- Publisher's Summary
- This volume brings together Canadian scholars and practitioners to articulate a variety of historical, geographical, and political positions on the field of adult education in Canada. The chapter authors examine the country's interests and discourses and detail Canada's history, educational initiatives, movements, and linguistic struggles. Specifically, the authors have addressed the uniqueness of Canada's emphasis on linking health and adult literacy; the use of video and dialogue to promote adult and literacy education in the North; the historical adult education initiatives such as Frontier College and the Antigonish movement; the special language and cultural issues that define Quebec's role of adult education and training; the development of critical adult education discourse in Canada; the emphasis on environmental adult education; the uniqueness of the community college system; and initiatives in adult education for community development. By describing Canadian accomplishments and lessons learned in adult education, this volume will help inform the practice, research, and studies of adult educators in the United States. This is the 124th volume of the Jossey-Bass higher education quarterly report series New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education. Noted for its depth of coverage, New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education is an indispensable series that explores issues of common interest to instructors, administrators, counselors, and policymakers in a broad range of adult and continuing education settings, such as colleges and universities, extension programs, businesses, libraries, and museums.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
- Publication date
- New directions for adult and continuing education, 1052-2891 ; no. 124
- "Winter 2009."
- 9780470592595 (pbk.)
- 0470592591 (pbk.)