University and the Public-The Contribution of university based Adult Education to Public science and Lifelong Learning
|作者||Knoll, Joachim H.|
Universities are generally involved with adult education mainly in two directions. As Adult Education is a separate subject within the universities disciplines it has to be engaged in study programs designated for students aiming at a position in institutions or agencies of adult education. Furtherone adult education as a university discipline may participate in those activities that are running are under the new paradigm of lifelong learning， that is to train the trainers constantly， to help practioneers with new findings of scientific adult education periodically. The article starts with reflections on the general interrelationship of universities and the public and shows how adult education became a university subject in continental Europe. The trends， impacts and solutions of professionalization are demonstrated by the authors experience as a professor of this subject for many years und who is familiar with the strategies in many countries. Adult and Continuing Education in Higher Education is in Germany for instance is something relatively new， whilst the British and the US-American Universities have performed in adult education as extramural activities for a long time being. The final hypothesis of the article is to bring together university based adult education with the trends of lifelong learning. 1.University and the Public-a disturbed relationship？2.University and Adult Education-between convergence and rejection. 3.Professionalisation-study courses at universities for adult educations. 4.Continuing Education in Higher Education-a programme for lifelong education.
|關鍵詞||成人教育、高等教育、專業化、終身學習、higher education、professionalisation、lifelong learning、adult education|
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