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Swartz, Ann L.

Adult Education and the Pursuit of Wisdom: New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, Number 131

Swartz, Ann L. - Adult Education and the Pursuit of Wisdom: New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, Number 131, ebook

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Delve intothe nature and mystery of wisdom in adult education, andwhatit mightmean for the practice ofadult education in the complexity ofchanging times.

This issue begins with a look at the nature of wisdom, the wisdom of nature, and how it relates to current issues in the field of adult education. It thenlooks to neuroscience and the evolution ofsacredknowingto explore the connection between learning and wisdom.Covering transcendent and practical wisdom, the issue then draws on Eastern, Western, and Mideastern cultural and religious perspectives to develop a fuller understanding of wisdom. Finally, it covers the aspects of gender and/or culture in relation to wisdom, though in quite different ways.

This is the 131st volume of the Jossey-Bass higher education quarterly report series New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education. Noted for its depth of coverage, thisindispensable series explores issues of common interest to instructors, administrators, counselors, and policymakers in a broad range of adult and continuing education settings, such as colleges and universities, extension programs, businesses, libraries, and museums.

Keywords: editor times; complex; change; feel; ways; world; constantly; learners desire; educators; wisdom; adult; sense; learners; us; quest; trouble; perhaps; someone; right thing; relationship; threatened; understood; ancients; light

Editor
 
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
J-B ACE Single Issue Adult & Continuing Education
Page amount
112 pages
Category
Upbringing, Education
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118207864
Printed ISBN
9781118133279

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