Adult Learning

Articles from Vol. 27, No. 3, August

Creating Highlander Wherever You Are
Abstract: Highlander Research and Education Center serves as a catalyst for grassroots organizing and movement building. This article focuses on an interview with education coordinator Susan Williams who has worked at Highlander for 26 years. We discuss...
Embodying Authentic Leadership through Popular Education at Highlander Research and Education Center: A Qualitative Case Study
Abstract: In 2013 and 2014, workshops were held at Highlander Research and Education Center that explored the topics of authentic leadership and popular education. The participants shared their experiences through reflective writing upon completion...
Facilitation in Action: The Reflective Practice of Two Facilitators Using a Participation Training Model
Abstract: This article describes the experiences of two graduate faculty members from Indiana University who facilitated two workshops sponsored by Ball State University at Highlander Research and Education Center, one in May of 2013, and another in...
Forte, K. S., Taylor, E. W., & Tisdell, E. J. (Eds.). (2014). Financial Literacy and Adult Education. New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 141
Forte, K. S., Taylor, E. W., & Tisdell, E. J. (Eds.). (2014). Financial Literacy and Adult Education. New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 141. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. 112 pp. ISBN: 978-1118-85003-9 (paperback) With the...
Introduction to the Adult Learning Special Issue: Embodying Authentic Leadership through Popular Education at Highlander Research and Education Center
Highlander's Significance to the Adult Education Field Popular education at Highlander Research and Education Center has a long history of supporting social justice activities within diverse populations with both common and special interests (Glen,...
I Remember Highlander
Abstract: "I Remember Highlander" reflects on the life choices of Marion Barry and Herman Henning Jr., fraternity brothers who sought the same goal but took different paths. The essay examines cultural and family situations that shaped lives and decisions....
Levin, J. S. (2014). Nontraditional Students and Community Colleges: The Conflicts of Justice and Neoliberalism
Levin, J. S. (2014). Nontraditional Students and Community Colleges: The Conflicts of Justice and Neoliberalism. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan. 270 pp. ISBN 978-1137445322 (paperback) The need to be competitive in a global economy has contributed...
Making Hope and History Rhyme: Reflections on Popular Education and Leadership Following a Visit to Highlander
Abstract: This article draws on our backgrounds as adult educators in Ireland and our experience at Highlander in 2014. We review our development as critical educators, exposed to deep inequalities in Irish society. We explore role of popular education...
Seale, J. (2014). E-Learning and Disability in Higher Education: Accessibility Research and Practice (2Nd Ed.)
Seale, J. (2014). E-learning and Disability in Higher Education: Accessibility Research and Practice (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Routledge. 268 pp. ISBN 9780415629416 (paperback). E-Learning and Disability in Higher Education: Accessibility Research...
Where Do We Go from Here?
As the title of this special issue suggests, popular education depends on the embodiment of democratic leadership and a pedagogy for liberation, where dialogue and critical reflection empower adults to become change agents rather than passive participants...
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