Adult Learning

Articles from Vol. 18, No. 1-2, Spring

Adult and Christian Self-Improvement Literature
Many adults search for spiritual guidance and direction and persist in seeking answers to life in today's fast-paced world. With burgeoning economic challenges, political corruption, war in Iraq, poverty, health care concerns, environmental concerns,...
Faith and Adult Learning
Religion is an important part of the lives of millions of people from numerous cultures and religious denominations. In a recent survey of more than 35,000 Americans by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life (2008), the U.S. Religious landscape...
Faith-Based Adult Learning Initiatives for Diabetes Education in the African American Community
African Americans' Faith and Religion Historically, religion and spirituality have been major influences in the social, cultural, and political lives of African Americans. Spirituality is deeply embedded into their rich cultural heritage, and it...
Process Improvement Education with Professionals in the Addiction Treatment Field
Continuing education is being provided to professionals in the addiction treatment field to help them develop skills in process improvement and better meet the needs and requests they encounter. Access and retention of individuals seeking addiction...
Religious Education and Faith Challenges in the College Classroom
The following scenario may sound familiar to many who have entered a college classroom dealing with religious issues. As the semester begins, new faces enter the classroom, each brimming with potential. The instructor begins the course with optimism...
Transformational Learning and the AAACE Conference
As a first-time participant attending the 2007 American Association of Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE) conference in Norfolk, Virginia, I imagined my experience and presentation would be similar to experiences I had encountered at other conferences....
Understanding the Baha'i Ruhi Institute: A Global Faith-Based Adult Education Process
The Ruhi Institute is inspired by Baha'i principles and beliefs. Ruhi is a Persian name that means "spiritual." We (the authors) have been members of the Baha'i Faith for four decades. In that time, we have had opportunities to participate in Baha'i...
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