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Adams, F. [With Myles Horton]. (1975). Unearthing seeds of fire:The idea of Highlander. Winston-Salem, NC: John F. Blair.
Apps, J.W. (1981). The adult learner on campus: A guide for instructors and administrators. Chicago: Follett.
Apps, J.W. (1985). Improving practice in continuing education. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Apps, J.W. (1991). Mastering the teaching of adults. Malabar, FL: Krieger.
Apps, J.W. (1996). Teaching from the heart. Malabar, FL: Krieger.
Aslanian, C.B. & Brickell, H.M. (1980). Americans in transition: Life changes as reasons for adult learning. New York: College Entrance Examination Board.
Beatty, P.T. & Wolf, M.A. (1996). Connecting with older adults: Educational responses and approaches. Malabar, FL: Krieger.
Beder, H. (1991). Adult literacy: Issues for policy and practice. Malabar, FL: Krieger.
Belenky, M.F. (1986). Women's ways of knowing: The development of self, voice, and mind. New York: Basic Books, Inc.
Bennis, W.G., Benne, K.D. & Chin, R. (1989). The planning of change. New York: Harcourt
Brace Jovanovich. Bergevin, P. (1967). A philosophy for adult education. New York: Seabury Press.
Botkin, J. W., Elmandjra, M., & Malitza, M. (1979). No limits to learning: Bridging the human gap. Oxford, England: Pergamon Press.
Brockett, R. (Ed.). (1988). Ethical issues in adult education. New York: Teachers College, Columbia University.
Brockett, R.G. & Hiemstra, R. (1994). Self-direction in adult learning. New York: Routledge.
Brookfield, S. (1984). Adult learners. adult education and the community. New York: Teachers College Press.
Brookfield, S.D. (1986). Understanding and facilitating adult learning. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Brookfield, S.D. (1989). Developing critical thinkers: Challenging adults to explore alternative ways of thinking and acting. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Brookfield, S.D. (1990). The skillful teacher. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Burnham, B.R. (1995). Evaluating human resources, programs, and organizations.
Malabar, FL: Krieger. Caffarella, R.S. (1994). Planning programs for adult learners: A practical guide for educators, trainers, and staff developers. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Candy, P. (1991). Self-direction for lifelong learning: A comprehensive guide. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Cassara, B.B., (Ed.). (1995). Adult education through world collaboration. Malabar, FL: Krieger.
Cervero, R.M. & Wilson, A.L. (1994). Planning responsibly for adult education: A guide to negotiating power and interests. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Cohen, N.H. (1995). Mentoring adult learners: A guide for educators and trainers. Malabar, FL: Krieger.
Collins, M. (1991). Adult education as vocation: A critical role for the adult educator. New York: Routledge.
Courtney, S. (1992). Why adults learn: Towards a theory of participation in adult education. New York: Routledge.
Cross, K.P. (1981). Adults as learners: Increasing participation and facilitating learning. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Daloz, L.A. (1986). Effective teaching and mentoring: Realizing the transformational power of adult learning experiences. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Daloz, L.A., Daloz, S., Keen, C.H. & Keen, J.P. (1996). Common fire: Lives of commitment in a complex world. Boston: Beacon Press.
Darkenwald, G.G. & Merriam, S.B. (1981). Adult education: Foundations of practice. New York: Harper & Row.
Dean, G.J. (1994). Designing instruction for adult learners. Malabar, FL: Krieger.
Dewey, L. (1966). Democracy and education. New York: Macmillan. (First published in 1916)
Elias, J.L. & Merriam, S. (1980). Philosophical foundations of adult education. Huntington, New York: Krieger.
Elias, J.L. (1994). Paulo Freire: Pedagogue for liberation. Malabar, FL: Krieger. Freire, P. (1981). Education for critical consciousness. New York: Continuum.
Freire, P. (1970). Pedagogy of the oppressed. New York: The Seabury Press.
Galbraith, M.W. (Ed.). (1990). Adult learning methods: A guide for effective instruction. Malabar, Florida: Krieger.
Galbraith, M.W. (Ed.). (1991). Facilitating adult learning: A transactional process. Malabar, Florida: Krieger.
Galbraith, M.W. (Ed.) (1992). Education in the rural American community: A lifelong process. Malabar, Florida: Krieger.
Galbraith, M.W. & Sisco, B.R. (Eds.). (1992). Confronting controversies in challenging times: A call for action. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Galbraith, M.W., Sisco, B.R., & Guglielmino, L.M. (1996). Administering successful programs for adult: Promoting excellence in adult, community, and continuing education. Malabar, FL: Krieger.
Garrison, D.R. (Ed.). (1994). Research perspectives in adult education. Malabar, FL: Krieger.
Garrison, D.R. & Shale, D. (Eds.). (1990). Education at a distance: From issues to practice. Malabar, FL: Krieger.
Gilligan, C. (1982). In a different voice: Psychological theory and women's development. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press.
Goody, A.E. & Kozoll, C.E. (1995). Program development in continuing education. Malabar, FL: Krieger.
Grattan, C.H. (1959). American ideas about adult education, 1710-1951. New York: Columbia University Press.
Grattan, C.H. (1955). In quest of knowledge. Chicago: Association Press.
Gross, R. (1977). A handbook for the lifelong learner. New York: Simon & Schuster.
Gross, R. (1982). Invitation to lifelong learning. Chicago: Follett. Gross, R. (1977). The lifelong learner. New York: Simon & Schuster.
Hart, J. K. (1927). Adult education. New York: Thomas Y. Cromwell. Hart, M.U. (1992). Working and education for life: Feminist and international perspectives on adult education. New York: Routledge.
Hiemstra, R. (1972). The educative community: Linking the community, school, and family. Lincoln, Nebraska: Professional Educators Pub. (Office)
Hiemstra, R. & Brier, E.M. (1993). Professional writing: Processes, strategies, and tips for publishing in educational journals. Malabar, Florida: Krieger.
Hiemstra, R. & Sisco, B. (1990). Individualizing instruction: Making learning personal, empowering and successful. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Houle, C.O. (1980). Continuing learning in the professions. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Houle, C.O. (1996). The design of education. (2nd ed.) San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Houle, C.O. (1961). The inquiring mind. Madison, Wisconsin: University of Wisconsin Press.
Houle, C.O. (1984). Patterns of learning: New perspectives on life-span education. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Houle, C.O. (1992). The literature of adult education: A bibliographic essay. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Illich, I. (1971). Deschooling society. New York: Harper and Row.
Jarvis, P. (1985). The sociology of adult and education. London: Croom Helm.
Jarvis, P. (Ed.). (1987). Twentieth century thinkers in adult education. London: Croom Helm.
Jarvis, P. (Ed.). (1992). Perspectives on adult education and training in Europe. Malabar, FL: Krieger.
Johnstone, J. & Rivera, R. (1965). Volunteers for learning. Chicago: Aldine.
Jordan, D.R. (1996). Teaching adults with learning disabilities. Malabar, FL: Krieger.
Kett, J. (1994). The pursuit of knowledge under difficulties: From self-improvement to adult education in America, 1750-1990. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.
Kidd, J.R. (1973). How adults learn. Chicago: Follett.
Knowles, M. (1990). The adult learner: A neglected species. (4th ed.). Houston: Gulf Publishing.
Knowles, M. (1975). Self-directed learning: A guide for learners and teachers. Chicago: Follett.
Knowles, M.S. (Ed.). (1960). Handbook of adult education in the United States. Washington, DC: Adult Education Association of the USA.
Knowles, M.S. (1977). A history of the adult education movement in the United States. Winston, Inc.
Knowles, M.S. (1980). The modern practice of adult education: From pedagogy to andragogy. Chicago: Follett.
Knowles, M.S. (1986). Using learning contracts: Practical approaches to individualizing and structuring learning. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Knox, A.B. (1977). Adult development and learning. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Knox, A.B. (1980). Developing, administering, and evaluating adult education. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Knox, A.B. (Ed.). (1980). Teaching adults effectively. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Krupp, J. (1982). The adult learner: A unique entity. Manchester, Connecticut: Adult Development and Learning.
Langenbach, M. (1988). Curriculum models in adult education. Malabar, FL: Krieger.
Lindeman, E. (1926). The meaning of adult education. New York: New Republic.
Long, H.B. (1983). Adult learning: Theory and practice. New York: The Adult Education Company.
Martin, E.D. (1926). The meaning of a liberal education. Chicago: American Library Association.
McKenzie, L. (1991). Adult education and world view construction. Malabar, FL: Krieger.
Merriam, S.B. & Caffarella, R.S. (1999). Learning in adulthood: A comprehensive guide. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Merriam, S.B. & Clark, M.C. (1991). Lifelines: Patterns of work, home, and learning in adulthood. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Merriam, S.B. & Cunningham, P.M. (Eds.). (1989). Handbook of adult and continuing education. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Merriam, S. (Ed.). (1995). Selected writings on the philosophy of adult education (2nd ed.). Malabar, Florida: Krieger.
Merriam, S.B. & Simpson, E.L. (1984). A guide to research for educators and trainers of adults. Malabar, Florida: Krieger.
Mezirow, J. (1975). Last gamble on education. Washington, DC: Adult Education Association of the USA.
Mezirow, J. (1991). Transformative dimensions of adult learning. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Moore, A.B. & Feldt, J.A. (1993). Facilitating community and decision-making groups. Malabar, FL: Krieger.
Newman, M. (1994). Defining the enemy: Adult education in social action. Sydney: Stewart Victor.
Newman, M. (1993). The third contract: Theory and practice in trade union training. Sydney: Stewart Victor.
Norris, J.A. & Kennington, P. (1992). Developing literacy programs for homeless adults. Malabar, FL: Krieger.
Overstreet, H. (1949). The mature mind. New York: W.W. Norton.
Peters, J.M. & Jarvis, P. (1991). Adult education: Evolution and achievements in a developing field of study. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Peterson, E.A. (Ed.). (1996). Freedom road: Adult education of African Americans. Malabar, FL: Krieger.
Peterson, R.E. (1979). Lifelong learning in America. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Ricard, V.B. (1993). Developing intercultural communication skills. Malabar, FL: Krieger.
Rosten, L. (1937). The education of H*Y*M*A*N K*A*P*L*A*N. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.
Schied, F.M. (1993). Learning in social context: Workers and adult education in nineteenth century Chicago. DeKalb, IL: LEPS Press.
Sinnott, J.D. (Ed.). (1994). Interdisciplinary handbook of adult lifespan learning. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.
Smith, R.M. (1970). Handbook of adult education in the United States. New York: Macmillan.
Smith R.M. (Ed.). (198?). Helping adults learn how to learn. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Smith, R.M. (1982). Learning how to learn: Applied theory for adults. Chicago: Follett.
Smith, R.M. (1990). Learning to learn across the lifespan. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Stanage, S.M. (1987). Adult education and phenomenological research. Malabar, FL: Krieger.
Sternberg, R.J. (1985). Beyond IQ. New York: Cambridge University Press.
Sternberg, R.J. (1988). The triarchic mind: A new theory of human intelligence. New York: Viking.
Stewart, D.W. (1987). Adult learning in America: Eduard Lindeman and his agenda for lifelong learning. Malabar, Florida: Krieger.
Stubblefield, H.W. (1988). Towards a history of adult education in America. London: Croom Helm.
Stubblefield, H.W. & Keane, P. (1994). Adult education in the American experience: From the Colonial period to the present. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Tennant, M.C. & Pogson, P. (1995). Learning and change in the adult years: A developmental perspective. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Thorndike, E.L. (1928). Adult learning. New York: Macmillan. Tough, A. (1971). The adult's learning projects. Toronto: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education.
Verduin, J.R. & Clark, T.A. (1991). Distance education: The foundations of effective practice. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Verner, C. (1964). Adult education. Washington, DC: Center for Applied Research in Education.
Welton, M.R. (1995). In defense of the lifeworld: Critical perspectives on adult learning. Albany, NY: SUNY Press.
Whitson, D.L. & Amstutz, D.D. (1997). Accessing information in a technological age. Malabar, FL: Krieger.
Wlodkowski, R.J. (1993). Enhancing adult motivation to learn: A guide to improving instruction and increasing learner achievement. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Wlodkowski, R. & Ginsberg, M. ( 1995). Diversity and motivation: Culturally responsive teaching. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Journals and Periodicals

Activities, Adaptation & Aging
10 Alice Street
Binghamton, NY 13304-1580
Description: Provides case studies, program evaluations, research and theory for activity directors and coordinators in nursing homes and community centers, as well as other professionals concerned with the enhancement of the life styles of the aged.

Adult Education Quarterly
American Association for Adult & Continuing Education
2102 Wilson Blvd., Ste 925
Arlington, VA 2201
(Formerly Adult Education)
Description: Research & theory journal on the field of adult education.

Adult Basic Education
P.O. Box 592053
Orlando, FL 32859-2053
Formerly Adult Literacy & Basic Education (until vol.14 no.3, 1990)

Adult and Continuing Education Today
1554 Hayes Drive
Manhattan, KS 66502
Description: Newsletter of articles, editorials, and letters on contemporary continuing education.

Adult Learning
American Assoc. for Adult & Continuing Ed.
2101 Wilson Blvd, Ste 925
Arlington, VA 22201
Formerly Lifelong Learning
Description: Practical applications of research, innovative strategies.

Ageing International
601 E Street NW
ATTN: International Federation on Ageing
Washington, DC 20049
Description: Covers international trends, researches, policies, programs and publications about ageing.

American Journal of Education
5720 S. Woodlawn Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

CONVERGENCE: International Journal of Adult Education
International Council for Adult Education
720 Bathurst Street, Ste 500
Toronto, Ontario CANADA M5S 2R4

Canadian Journal of Education
Revue canadienne de l'education
One Stewart Street, Ste 205
Ottawa, Ontario CANADA KIN 6H7

Canadian Journal of University Continuing Education
151 Slater Street, Ste. 1001
Ottawa, Ontario CANADA K1P 5N1

Canadian Woman Studies/les cahiers de la femme
Suite 204, Founders College, York University
4700 Keele Street
Downsview, Ontario, CANADA M3J 1P3

Community College Review
North Carolina State University
Dept. of Adult & Community College Ed.
P.O.Box 7801 Raleigh, NC 27695-7801

Community College Journal
American Association of Community Colleges
One DuPont Circle NW Suite 410
Washington, DC 20036
Formerly Community and Junior College Journal
Description: Essays and feature articles on a variety of topics related to faculty, staff, and administration development.

Community Junior College Journal of Research & Practice
University of North Texas Taylor & Francis
1900 Frost Road, Ste. 101
Bristol, PA 19007-1598

Educational Gerontology: An International Journal
Taylor & Francis
1900 Frost Road, Ste. 101
Bristol, PA 19007-1598
Description: Covers original advances in gerontology, adult education and the social & behavioral sciences.

Educational Psychologist
365 Broadway
Hillsdale, NJ 07642
Description: Provides detailed exploration of new educational concepts and accepted educational practices.

Educational Researcher
1230 17th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036-3078
Description: Contains news and features of general significance in education research.

Harvard Educational Review
Harvard University
Graduate School of Education
Gutman Library, Ste. 349
6 Appian Way
Cambridge, MA 02138

International Journal of Aging & Human Development
Baywood Publishing
26 Austin Avenue
P.O. Box 337
Amityville, NY 11701
Description: Includes critical reviews, reports, case histories & essays covering the latest research & developments in inter-generational relations, work, and retirement.

International Journal of Lifelong Education
Taylor & Francis Ltd.
Rankine Rd.
Basingstoke, Hants
RG24 OPR, England
Description: Provides an international forum for the debate of principles and practice of lifelong, continuing, recurrent, adult education.

Journal of Higher Education
Ohio State University Press
1070 Carmack Road
Columbus, OH 43210
Description: Investigates issues of higher education teaching, administration, evaluation and management.

Canadian Association for Adult Education
29 Prince Arthur Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5R 1B2 Canada

Learning Disability Quarterly
P.O. Box 40303
Overland Park, KS 66204
Description: Reports on techniques in identifications, assessment, remediation and programming, advanced theories, research and personnel preparation.

Mountain Plains Adult Education Association Journal of Adult Education
Description: The only regional refereed adult education journal.

New Directions for Continuing Education
Jossey-Bass Publishers
350 Sansome St., 5th floor
San Francisco, CA 94104
Description: Combines research findings on adult students and programs with the practical experience of continuing education directors and staff.

Radical Teacher
P.O. Box 102
Cambridge, MA 02142

SIGNS: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
University of Chicago Press
Journals Division
5720 S. Woodlawn Ave
Chicago, IL 60637
Description: Examines theories and methodologies from a variety of disciplines and provides important links between feminist theory and the realities of women's lives.

Studies in the Education of Adults
National Institute of Adult Continuing Education
19B De Montfort Street

Thresholds in Education
P.O. Box 771
DeKalb, IL 60115
Description: Informs educators about future trends and contemporary issues related to research and practice in education.

Women's Studies International Forum
Pergamon Press, Inc., Journals division
660 White Plains Road
Tarrytown, NY 10591-5153
Description: A multidisciplinary journal for the rapid publication of research communications and review articles in women's studies.


Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE)
252 Bloor Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1V6 CANADA

National University Continuing Education Association
One Dupont Circle, Ste 615
Washington, DC 20036
202-659-3130 ($45)

Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
1600 Cameron St, Ste 300
Alexandria, VA 22314-2751
Description: Represents cross-disciplinary interests, both theoretical and practical. Features testing, evaluation, professional preparation, bilingual and adult education and language learning.


AERC - Adult Educational Research Conference. Annual Proceedings.