By Elizabeth J. Tisdell,Ann L. Swartz

Delve into the nature and secret of knowledge in grownup schooling, and what it might mean for the perform of adult schooling within the complexity of changing occasions.

This factor starts with a glance on the nature of knowledge, the knowledge of nature, and the way it pertains to present matters within the box of grownup schooling. It then looks to neuroscience and the evolution of sacred knowing to discover the relationship among studying and wisdom. Covering transcendent and functional knowledge, the problem then attracts on japanese, Western, and Mideastern cultural and non secular views to increase a fuller figuring out of knowledge. eventually, it covers the facets of gender and/or tradition when it comes to knowledge, even though in particularly various ways.

This is the 131st quantity of the Jossey-Bass larger schooling quarterly record sequence New instructions for grownup and carrying on with Education. famous for its intensity of assurance, this indispensable sequence explores problems with universal curiosity to teachers, directors, counselors, and policymakers in a huge variety of grownup and carrying on with schooling settings, similar to schools and universities, extension courses, companies, libraries, and museums.

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