Access and Growth of Adult Education

Access and Growth of Adult Education

One discussion and One Assignment

Discussion 1:

Access and Growth of Adult Education, Training, and Lifelong Learning” Please respond to the following:

From the readings, suggest at least three (3) ways that the Civil Rights Act of 1964 had an impact on access to higher education for American citizens. Investigate the impact that the law has had on your career as a student, or as a current or future educator.

Assignment 1:

Assignment 1: Review a Journal Article Related to Adult Education, Training, or Lifelong Learning

Each student is expected to complete an article review associated with the field of adult education, training, or lifelong learning.

Select the following scholarly journal articles to review below:

Compton, J. I., Cox, E., & Laanan, F. S. (2006). Adult learners in transition. New directions for student services, (114), 73-80. doi:10.1002/ss.208 (9 pages)

Next, write a three to five (3-5) page review of the selected article in which you include the following items. Note: Make each numbered item below a heading in your review:

List the name of the article you selected in APA format and why you selected the article.

Summarize both the content of the article and the writer(s)’ conclusion and / or recommendation(s).

Evaluate how the article contributes to your understanding of adult education, training or lifelong learning.

Provide one (1) example of new idea or concept that you learned by reading the article and how you would train a class on the idea or concept.

Suggest at least two (2) strengths and two (2) weaknesses of the article. Provide support for your rationale.

Based on your current or preferred career, reflect on how the contents or findings of the article can be applied to your career

Solution preview

Racial Barriers: The Civil Rights Acts of 1964 removed racial barriers that were a great hindrance to accessing education opportunities. The act prohibited discrimination in federal education programs that received financial assistance from the federal government. After passing of the act, the rate of school dropouts for African American……………………


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