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Athabasca University

Focus Areas

Adult Education

Adult education is education for life, not just for a living; it has a “social” purpose – that of supporting participatory democracy and community development. In recent years, adult education has been used to describe all provision of education and training for adults, and the courses in this focus area will allow students to examine the breadth and depth of adult education as a field of practice.

Foundational Courses for Adult Education

Recommended Courses within Adult Education

Additional Courses within Adult Education

Updated October 08 2014 by Student & Academic Services

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