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Considering culture in the selection of teaching approaches for adults

Series or Serial: ERIC digest; no. 231

Publisher: The Ohio State University

Published At: Columbus, OH

Date Published: 2001

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 Ohio 43210

Phone: 614-292-4353

Material Type: Information Analysis

Intended Audience: General

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 4 p

Subjects: Adult Education; Culture; Culturally Relevant Education; Cooperative Learning; Experiential Learning

Abstract:
This Digest examines the different dimensions of culture that are relevant to the adult learning context in the United States, including both the personal cultures of learners and educators and the culture of the larger social political environment. Instructional approaches that take culture into account are described. References are given.

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