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Alexis CherewkaFollow

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Paper: Theorizing from the literature

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Through discourse analysis of major theories of learning, this paper analyzes the role attributed to the social in contemporary learning theories in the field of adult education.

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adults, learning theories, society

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What’s in a Learning Theory? A Comparison of Contemporary Learning Theories, Their Shared Elements, and Their Vision of Society’s Role in Learning

Through discourse analysis of major theories of learning, this paper analyzes the role attributed to the social in contemporary learning theories in the field of adult education.