Adult Education and Adult Learning and Development – Globalization

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Adult Education and Adult Learning and Development – Globalization

     Adult learning is one of the key elements that should  be in put into consideration whenever a country is talking about regional development. The title of the article being reviewed is found in the review of the book, “Globalization, diversity, and the search for culturally relevant models for adult education.” By Patricia K Kubow, from the University of Bowling Green Sate. The article implies that there are a lot of individuals who are interested in advancing their careers in vocational and adult education. Therefore, it suggests that they should be able to understand that the curriculum is changing and they also have to advance in this field. From the article, one will realize that there are a lot of scholars who also support this new approach for  curriculum change. It is for this reason that the article caught my attention as it looks at how the curriculum advancement is adopted globally. This is not only done in the US but also among the Asian countries.

The article breaks down the parts and chapters in the book. The first part of the book that has got three chapters is titled “curriculum development in the global context.” In this chapter, one is made to understand that there is a great influence in adult learning in relation to the demographic. It suggests that different demographic require different approaches in adult learning. Moreover, the article implies that the reason for this is that people from different communities in the world have different perception on adult learning so it is better if they can be made to learn in the manner in which they feel comfortable. This is one of the best approaches that can be suggested to anybody who is concerned about the adult learning. This approach can be supported because the multicultural literature in the world has affected  the adult learning program. Therefore, if people are made to learn in the culture that they can relate to, it can be easier for them to learn. The learners will also be comfortable as they will interpret the learning experience in their own world. The article also makes it clear that the marginalization of the adult.............


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