Introduction to Adult Education

Introduction to Adult Education

Study Cycle: 1

Lectures: 60

Seminars: 30

Tutorials: 0

ECTS credit: 7

Lecturer(s): prof. dr. Ličen Nives

Andragogy as scientific discipline.
Adult education as professional field.
Concept of adulthood. Characteristics of adults.
Learning in adulthood and existential themes.
Adult education and the concept of lifelong learning.

Theories of adult education and different authors: history of adult education.

Adult education and continuing education in the context of change (cultural, social, biological, technological).
Fields of adult education and different providers.

Selected monograph topics: contemporary issues (e.g. literacy, migration and migrant education, multiculturalism, learning organization, older adult education, education for sustainable development).