Four Models of Adult Education. Engaging Experience and Wisdom in a Postmodern Age. By Ken Pawlak and William Bergquist. For many years, it was assumed that mature men and women would either have already engaged in education beyond the secondary level (college, university, professional certification programs) or had decided not to do so at an.
In the final section of the article, the authors present an outline of an integrated model of participation in adult education, aimed at creating a better understanding of the complexity of participation and the factors that affect the three levels of the educational market. (Contains 3 tables and 2 figures.)Cited by:
An Evidence-based Adult Education Program Model Appropriate for Research 3 support component and three program components in ways that are sufficient for research. These principles are derived from empirical evidence and professional wisdom, and defined through a process that balances the advice from empirical evidence and.
The main reasons that adults participate in education are as follows: achieve personal goals/satisfaction, prepare to change careers, or advance in a current career. Adults in the and age groups constitute 59% of all adult learners. Of those groups, the age group is more degree-oriented because of concern with earning the qualifications required for an employment choice or Cited by: 2.