ERIC Number: EJ1127928
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Abstractor: As Provided
Reflections on Patricia Cranton's Work as Mentor and Friend
Wang, Victor C. X.
New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, v29 n1 p46-49 Win 2017
Scholar, mentor, and humanist, Patricia Cranton touched the lives of numerous scholars and students, and leaves a formidable legacy to the field of education. Her passing in early 2016 left a significant gap in many lives and an important legacy in the adult education literature. This article provides an account of Patricia Cranton's influential contributions to the field of Education from the perspective of an international colleague and friend. It reveals aspects of mentoring and contributions to lifelong and lifewide learning. The article brings to the fore the wisdom she imparted through her publications in addition to noting some of the awards of highest order Patricia Cranton received during her life time.
Descriptors: Mentors, Friendship, Lifelong Learning, Adult Education, Educational Research, Publications, Awards
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education
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