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The Lifelong Learning Reader
In this resource you will find links to a variety of resources designed to help you enhance your understanding of adult and continuing education through the concept of lifelong learning. It can also be used as a companion to Lifelong learning: An exploration of adult and continuing education within a setting of lifelong learning needs.
This material will evolve over time constantly evolves, so send an electronic message with your ideas and suggestions. ESPECIALLY, let me know if any page or link is not working so I can keep this resource up-to-date and effective as a learning tool.
A Beginner's Introduction to Lifelong Learning
A self-directed study course on an introduction to adult education
A self-directed study course on an introduction the foundations of gerontology in education
Adult Education: An Overview
An Adult Education Thesaurus Framework
References, Bibliography, and Reading Suggestions
Being an Effective Facilitator of Adult Learning
Helping Learners Take Responsibility for Self-Directed Activities
Introduction to Self-Directed Learning
Learning Style Differences
Non-Traditional Adult Learning
Older Women's Ways of Learning
Physical Learning Environment
Self-Advocacy and Self-Directed Learning
Self-Directed Adult Learning
Self-Directed Learning Information, the self-directed learning home page
Self-Directed Learning Tools, Techniques, and Resources
Three Underdeveloped Models for Adult Learning
Tips on Teaching Women
Women's Ways of Knowing: A Brief Annotated Bibliography
Computerized Distance Education: A Future for Higher Education
Moderating Discussions in the Electronic Classroom
Adult Education History Project
An Annotated Chronology of Landmarks in the History and Development of Adult Education in the U.S.A.
Breaking New Ground
Eva vom Baur Hansl: Brain-Ideas vs. Life-Ideas
Founding of the AEA of the USA--1949-1955: Crucial Roles Played by Howard McClusky, Malcolm Knowles, and Cyril Houle
Howard Yale McClusky--Adult Education Pioneer
Recognition of Cyril Houle's and Thurman White's Work in Adult Education and the Armed Forces
Some Individuals Important in the History of Adult Education
The Satus and the Promise of Adult Education -- An April, 1951, Monograph
Guiding Older Adult Learners
Quiz on Older Adults No. 1
Quiz on Older Adults No. 2
English Language Adult Education Books: Their Value to Adult Educators
Strategies for Dealing with Workplace Transitions: An Important Role for Continuing Higher Education
This resource is provided by Roger Hiemstra, Professor and Program Coordinator Emeritus, Adult Education, Elmira College (firstname.lastname@example.org (last updated December 30, 2005).