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Adult Education (ADED)

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USP Codes are listed in brackets by the 2003 USP code followed by the 2015 USP code (i.e. [QB<>Q]).

JumpLink1008. Eastern Thought Western Practice. 2. [I<>(none)] Major concepts of Eastern thought from Confucius and Osho are explored, examined, to understand eastern ways of perceiving reality, knowledge, and values. Hands-on activities are employed to experience and practice the applications of the concepts. Students are challenged to critically think, analyze, and compare with their own, increase their consciousness of diversity.

JumpLink5050. Learning Theories for Education. 3. Learning and development theories are essential for educators who are designing and implementing educational applications and opportunities. Topics covered include orientations toward learning, motivation, life transitions, cognition, learning how to learn, self-directed learning, and strategies for improving learning in educational contexts. Prerequisite: graduate standing.

5880. Special Problems in Adult Education. 1-6 (Max. 9). Provides a broad perspective through selected reading material. Wherever possible, the student collects and uses original information from an adult education/instructional technology setting. All work is done independently under the direction of a faculty member. Prerequisite: graduate standing.

5890. Seminar in Adult Education. 1-6. (Max. 8). Advanced students in education work together intensively on current issues and problems relevant to adult education and participate in systematic, critical interpersonal evaluation. Eight hours are permitted on a doctoral program. Prerequisite: graduate standing.

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