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Humanistic adult education: A critical appraisal

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Humanism has been influential in much successful work with adult learners. Yet, today humanism is often misunderstood and, as a result, its value and relevance are frequently challenged. This paper will examine some of the major tenets of humanistic adult education and will address some of the ways in which the approach has been misunderstood and misinterpreted.

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Humanistic adult education: A critical appraisal

Humanism has been influential in much successful work with adult learners. Yet, today humanism is often misunderstood and, as a result, its value and relevance are frequently challenged. This paper will examine some of the major tenets of humanistic adult education and will address some of the ways in which the approach has been misunderstood and misinterpreted.