ADULT EDUCATION FOR HEALTH AND WELLNESS NEW DIRECTIONS FOR ADULT AND CONTINUING EDUCATION NUMBER 130 J B ACE SINGLE ISSUE ADULT CONTINUING EDUCATION

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Adult Education For Health And Wellness

Author : Lilian H. Hill
ISBN : 9781118152805
Genre : Education
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This volume addresses the relationship of adult education andhealth from different perspectives. One task of adulthood is caringfor one's health and, for many, caring for the health of children,a partner or spouse, and/or aging parents. Changes in health or thedesire for improved health often prompt the need for individuals tolearn--and adult education can play a vital role in enabling thislearning. Editor Lilian H. Hill, associate professor of adult education atthe University of Southern Mississippi, and contributing authorsassemble a comprehensive review of the critical issues involvedincluding How adults learn while coping with chronic illness Health education within adult literacy, adult basic education,and English as a Second Language classes Approahces to help adults evaluate and learn from onlineinformation The influence of globalism on health and more. Concluding with Hill's own argument that health is a social justiceissue, the volume illustrates how adult educators need to beinvolved in health education because they have valuable skills andknowledge to contribute, and because it is a meaningful arena inwhich to demonstrate the field's commitment to equity and socialjustice. This is the 130th volume of the Jossey-Bass quarterly reportseries New Directions for Adult and ContinuingEducation. Noted for its depth of coverage, NewDirections for Adult and Continuing Education is anindispensable series that explores issues of common interest toinstructors, administrators, counselors, and policymakers in abroad range of adult and continuing education settings, such ascolleges and universities, extension programs, businesses,libraries, and museums.
Category: Education