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Otaka, Kendo – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2019
This article aims to build a frame of reference to reconsider the meaning of knowledge in line with collective value formation and to regain lost popular knowledge in comparison with paternalistic or scientific knowledge. Following a brief introduction of Japanese social education and a critical/creative review of Freire's concept of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Epistemology, Social Studies, Citizenship Education
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Sun, Qi; Kang, Haijun – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2019
Adult education, lifelong education, and lifelong learning have been playing critical roles in responding to contemporary, economic, political, social, and cultural challenges in many parts of the world. This article looks at the new vistas of adult and lifelong education/learning from Eastern perspectives, which highlights the state of adult and…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Continuing Education, Lifelong Learning, Social Change
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Daley, Barbara J.; Cervero, Ronald M. – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2018
In this final chapter, we summarize the themes of this sourcebook along with the issues and trends in health professions education (HPE) identified by the chapter authors. By comparing and contrasting HPE and adult and continuing education, we discuss ways in which the two can be integrated.
Descriptors: Adult Education, Professional Continuing Education, Health Education, Integrated Curriculum
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Cervero, Ronald M.; Daley, Barbara J. – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2018
This chapter provides an overview of the emerging social and organizational contexts for health professions education and the rationale for foundational adult and continuing education concepts to be included in the curricula of HPE graduate programs.
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Social Influences, Educational Environment, Context Effect
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Tisdell, Elizabeth J.; Palmer, Charles – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2018
This chapter focuses on negotiating life transitions that facilitate positive adult development, and the importance of self-care for health professions educators.
Descriptors: Adult Development, Self Management, College Faculty, Allied Health Occupations Education
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Bierema, Laura L. – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2018
This chapter focuses on the process of learning in health professions education (HPE) in terms of key issues that shape HPE learning and essential strategies for promoting and facilitating learning among professionals.
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Health Education, Medical Education, Skill Development
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Schmidt, Steven W.; Lawson, Luan – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2018
In this chapter, the major concepts from program planning in adult education will be applied to health professions education (HPE). Curriculum planning and program planning will be differentiated, and program development and planning will be grounded in a systems thinking approach.
Descriptors: Health Education, Medical Education, Program Development, Curriculum Development
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Moore, Donald E., Jr. – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2018
This chapter proposes approaches for assessing learners and evaluating courses and curriculum that could be used by directors of health professions education (HPE) programs to determine the effectiveness and impact of their programs.
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Course Evaluation, Curriculum Evaluation, Health Education
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Brandt, Barbara F. – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2018
Using adult learning principles, health professions educators are well positioned to create interprofessional learning systems for collaborative, team-based practice in the transforming health-care system.
Descriptors: Interprofessional Relationship, Allied Health Occupations Education, Adult Learning, Educational Principles
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Hansman, Catherine A. – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2018
This chapter is a case story of the evolution of the Master of Education in Health Professions Education (MEHPE), a collaborative graduate program developed by the Adult Learning and Development program at Cleveland State University and the Cleveland Clinic.
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Program Development, Allied Health Occupations Education, Masters Programs
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Torre, Dario M.; Durning, Steven J. – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2018
This chapter describes the complex process of transition from a clinician to a health professional educator. A series of reflections are provided developing an in-depth understanding of the authors' developmental journey.
Descriptors: Clinical Teaching (Health Professions), Career Development, Allied Health Occupations Education, Allied Health Occupations
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Roumell, Elizabeth A. – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2018
This chapter defines grassroots community education, makes connections to Dewey's philosophy of experiential learning, and then describes a recent occurrence of indigenous activism that illustrates Dewey's relevance to community learning.
Descriptors: Community Education, Educational Philosophy, Experiential Learning, Indigenous Populations
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Beard, Colin – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2018
This chapter considers whether John Dewey's writings about experiential education are relevant to modern-day conceptions of adult experiential learning. It highlights how some of the threads of Dewey's thinking are still pertinent, but much more complex.
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Experiential Learning, Adult Learning, Adult Education
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Kett, Joseph F. – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2018
By comparing Dewey to adult educators who shared his philosophical values but not his faith in the promise of public schools, this chapter provides a fresh perspective on his concept of building education on experience.
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Educators, Educational Philosophy, Educational Attitudes
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Rocco, Tonette S.; McGill, Craig M. – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2018
This chapter explores discrepancies between Mandatory Continuing Education (MCE) for adults and Dewey's philosophy in which learners are motivated by their own purposes.
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational Philosophy, Learning Motivation, Mandatory Continuing Education
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