Adult education is the practice of teaching and educating adults. Adult education takes place in the workplace, through - extension' college or - school of continuing education. Other learning places include folk high schools, community colleges and lifelong learning centers. The practice is also often referred to as ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‹Å“Training and DevelopmentÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‹Å“ and is often associated with workforce or professional development. It has also been referred to as andragogy to distinguish it from pedagogy. Adult education is different from vocational education, which is mostly workplace based for skill improvement; and also from non-formal adult education, including learning skills or learning for personal development.
Dr A B Sinha
Dr. A B Sinha is a Reader of Education and Deputy Director of the Undergraduate Program at the Nagpur University. He has obtained his master degree in education from Indira Gandhi National Open University and M Phil from Hyderabad University. He had participated and presented his research papers in various conferences and seminars of repute. He is member of various professional organizations associated with Adult Education, Teaching and methodology. He has contributed and presented his research papers in various conferences. He has contributed articles in various journals and magazines of national repute.
Preface V 1. Adult Education:Teaching and Educating Adults-- Pg.1 2.Principles and Modelling of Education and Development -- Pg.43 3. Community Control and Local Participation in Education -- Pg.61 4.Globalization of Adult Education and Training -- Pg.79 5. Institutional Framwork for Adult Education -- Pg.97 6. Conceptual understandings of Adult Education -- Pg.117 7.Developing the Curriculum for Adult Education -- Pg.131 8.Organizing Community for Adult Education -- Pg.151 9.Challenge to Serve Minority Groups In Adults Education -- Pg.177 10.Planning in a Community Based Adult Education -- Pg.207 11..Adult Education: Fear Driven Models -- Pg.227 Bibliography -- Pg.241 index -- Pg. 245