Examine the history of adult education from both the international and local perspectives, and analyze the underlying philosophical, sociological, historical and political foundations of adult education. Then, apply your insights to contemporary adult education issues.
Demonstrate a critical understanding of the purposes of adult education, and how these purposes vary among different participants and providers.
Explain some foundational approaches to the field of adult education through study of broad historical periods and some important individuals, some major philosophical approaches and two key sociological theories.
Identify and discuss some of the key social, economic and political issues that currently impact adult education.
This course may be available online. Students login to the course and communicate with the instructor and fellow students via the Internet. All assignments and course activities are submitted electronically to the course instructor.
Using mobile devices in online courses
If you are planning on accessing your online courses using a mobile device such as a tablet or a smartphone, please note that not all required course features will be accessible with these devices. To fully function in your online courses, you will need to have access to a computer running Windows or MacOS.
Online course withdrawal/refund policy:
CACE course registrants will receive a full refund up to the course start date. From the course start date to six calendar days into the course, students who withdraw will receive a refund less the $50 administrative fee. Students who withdraw seven or more calendar days after the course start date will receive no refund.
Face-to-face course and workshop withdrawal/refund policy:
CACE students must pay an administrative fee of $50 if they withdraw from a course/workshop before the registration deadline. Students who withdraw after this date will not receive any refund.