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Diversity in Adult Learning Theory


Looking at diversity in adult education theories and philosophies is required to ensure that we are including all people in our planning, delivery, and evaluation. The history of adult popular education is one that has addressed these issues.

The most outstanding example of popular education that addressed diversity was the Highlander Research and Education Center. Please become familiar with the information at this web site.

Newer Approach

Affirmative Action

One of the things that we need to keep in mind is our responsibility to help adults re-examine their assumptions regarding important issues relative to diversity. For that reason, please read the following link on affirmative action. Reflect on how you may use that information. Affirmative Action web page.