Home Articles Reader Opinion Editorial Book Reviews Discussion Writers Guide About TCRecord
transparent 13
Topics
Discussion
Announcements

The Meaning of Adult Education: The Contemporary Relevance of Edward Lindeman


by Stephen Brookfield 1984

Eduard Lindeman's book, "The Meaning of Adult Education," and its continued importance in higher education is discussed. Lindeman's thoughts on adult education and its social function and aesthetic relevance are explored. The use of discussion groups as a method of educational discourse is advocated. (Source: ERIC)


To view the full-text for this article you must be signed-in with the appropropriate membership. Please review your options below:

Sign-in
Email:
Password:
Store a cookie on my computer that will allow me to skip this sign-in in the future.
Send me my password -- I can't remember it
 
Purchase this Article
Purchase The Meaning of Adult Education: The Contemporary Relevance of Edward Lindeman
Individual-Resource passes allow you to purchase access to resources one resource at a time. There are no recurring fees.
$12
Become a Member
Online Access
With this membership you receive online access to all of TCRecord's content. The introductory rate of $25 is available for a limited time.
$25
Print and Online Access
With this membership you receive the print journal and free online access to all of TCRecord's content.
$210


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 85 Number 3, 1984, p. 513-524
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 870, Date Accessed: 10/19/2017 12:28:45 PM

Purchase Reprint Rights for this article or review
Article Tools
Related Articles

Related Discussion
 
Post a Comment | Read All

About the Author
  • Stephen Brookfield
    Teachers College, Columbia University
    STEPHEN BROOKFIELD, assistant professor of adult and continuing education at Teachers College, Columbia University, has worked in adult education in Britain (for the Advisory Council for Adult and Continuing Education) and in Canada (as assistant professor of adult education at the University of British Columbia). His book Adult Learners, Adult Education and the Community is being published by Teachers College Press in Spring 1984.
Member Center
In Print
This Month's Issue

Submit
EMAIL

Twitter

RSS