What and who is an adult learner? A person is an adult to the extent that he or she is performing social roles typically assigned by our culture to those it considers adults, and to the extent that the individual perceives him or herself to be essentially responsible for his or her life. A child is not responsible for his or her life even from a legal point of view.
How to publish in this journal. The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 green comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 yellow the second highest values, Q3 orange the third highest values and Q4 red the lowest values.
It informs practitioners, researchers, policy makers, and funders about best practices in adult literacy, numeracy, and English language education in publicly funded, community and volunteer-based programs in a wide range of contexts. Each issue will consist of research articles plus other content of interest to readers e. Submissions should be in Times Roman 12 point font, double-spaced with one-inch margins, and formatted in APA 6th edition style.
Students who are older than age 25 are increasingly becoming a higher portion of enrollments in higher education. These students, known as adult learners, have different educational needs, expectations, and interests than traditional college students because they enter college with life and work experiences as well as responsibilities. Andragogy is the main theory of adult learning that addresses ways to teach adult learners.
Vocations and Learning. In this article we report on findings from a large-scale bibliographic study conducted based on the citation practices within the field of research on adult learning. Our data consist ofcitation links between more than 33, different authors whose papers were published in five leading international journals in the field of adult learning during the time period —
It is intended for the publication of original scientific articles research, discussions, analysesreports, considerations about technical terminology and book reviews, especially in the fields of humanities and social sciences, which deal with different aspects of adult education and related phenomena. The journal also welcomes contributions from other scientific disciplines, perspectives and traditions related to adult education. Research on organized education education systems, institutions etc.
Adult learners include those with little education who want to improve their literacy skills to help them transition to college, immigrants who want to learn English, students who have dropped out of school and want to get their secondary credential or take the high school equivalency tests, and adults seeking to improve their employment skills. Skip to main content. You are here Home Our Topics Workforce.
One of the major obstacles for Adult Education when trying to secure a position on the priority list for public commitment and budgeting is the scarcity of hard facts that demonstrate the positive impact it has for the learners and the society they live in. The study demonstrates palpable results of adult learning in a number of fields such as health, civic engagement, parenting, poverty reduction, well-being and happiness. Ricarda Motschilnig who specialized in the field of Intercultural Education and Community Education with adults, summarizes the findings.
Although lectures are one of the most common methods of knowledge transfer in medicine, their effectiveness has been questioned. Passive formats, lack of relevance and disconnection from the student's needs are some of the arguments supporting this apparent lack of efficacy. However, many authors have suggested that applying adult learning principles i.
Abstract Information, access to information and communication technologies leading to rapid and profound changes in economic and social life makes the lifelong learning a must for everyone and mostly adults. In Turkey, adult education, in terms of lifelong learning, starts in such institutions which aimed to make the individual freer, transformative and egalitarian so-called Village Institutions in s, Open Education at Anadolu University etc. Adult education varies in all over the world.