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Adult education: social change or status quo?

Series or Serial: Digest 176

Publisher: The Ohio State University

Published At: Columbus, OH

Date Published: 1996

Distributor: ERIC Clearinghouse on Adult, Career, and Vocational Education, Center on Education and Training for Employment, The Ohio State University

Source Address: 1900 Kenny Road

Source City/State/Zip: Columbus OH 43210

Phone: 800-848-4815

Material Type: Research/Technical Report

Intended Audience: Mentor/Teacher/Trainer

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 2 p

Subjects: Journal Writing; Adult Education; Adult Learning; Adult Literacy; English (Second Language)

Abstract:
This digest examines the debate over the mission of adult education: is it to transform individuals or society? It looks at whether adult education functions as a means of empowerment in a democratic society or as an instrument for maintaining the status quo. References are included.

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