Adult Education Philosophies in Post Modern China

  title={Adult Education Philosophies in Post Modern China},
  author={Victor C. X. Wang},
[Abstract] The most common purposes of adult education reflect six underlying philosophies which represent a dichotomy-either teacher-centeredness or student-centeredness. While teacher-dominated teaching embraces such philosophies as liberal, behavioral and analytic teaching approaches, student-centered teaching embodies humanistic, progressive and radical teaching philosophies. Drawing from Elias and Merriam's (1995, 2005) philosophical foundations of adult education and Knowles, Holton III… CONTINUE READING