Abstract

The decision to participate in adult learning programs is often triggered by life-challenges. The choice for this diverse sample of African diasporan women was adult learning. Components of the decision process, the relationship to ego development level, and resulting changes are examined and a proposed theoretical model is discussed.

Keywords

Decision process, African Diaspora

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Challenges, Choices and Change: Towards a Theoretical Model of African Diasporan Women’s Educational Decision Making

The decision to participate in adult learning programs is often triggered by life-challenges. The choice for this diverse sample of African diasporan women was adult learning. Components of the decision process, the relationship to ego development level, and resulting changes are examined and a proposed theoretical model is discussed.