Course Description

Join us to explore the history and philosophies that moulded adult and community education. Also, reflect on your own history and philosophy to discover coherence in life and educational practice.

Course Details

Upon successful completion of the Field of Adult and Community Education course, you will be able to:

  • Explore the meaning and foundation of adult education and its purposes.
  • Define philosophies and concepts pertaining to adult education.
  • Describe your current philosophy as an adult educator.
  • Identify a broad range of experiences, locally and globally, that comprise adult and community education.


Students should expect to spend five to seven hours on course work each week.

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Online Asynchronous
Apr 23, 2024 to Jul 02, 2024
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Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $649.00
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Reading List / Textbook

Title: Pathways of Adult Learning: Professional and Education Narratives
Edition: 1st
Authors: Janet Groen, Colleen Kawalilak
Publisher: Canadian Scholars' Press Inc.
ISBN: 978-1551306377

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post the course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students registered on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online course.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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