History of Adult Education

History of Adult Education

Lectures: 60

Seminars: 0

Tutorials: 0

ECTS credit: 5

Lecturer(s): prof. dr. Govekar Okoliš Monika

- The definition of history of adult education and its basic concepts. Assignments, objectives and specific features of development research the history of adult education. Sources and criticism of them for the history of adult education.
- The beginnings of the history of adult education in the world (Gratan, Pöggeler, et al.). The importance of "natural" learning. The development of "school" learning and education. The importance of adult education for the development of human communities and the role of an adult in the initial communities.
- Adragogical views in antiquity. Greece – Sophists and protagonists of adult education: Socrates, Plato and Aristotle. Rome - the importance of philosophers (Stoics, Eklekticists, Skepticists). Development of Christianity, Christian philosophy and the first school for adults. Development of institutionalization of adult education.
- Formal and non-formal education for adult in the Middle Ages. The origins of early medieval of education – Catholic Philosophy and Education of Augustine. Development of monasticism and its impact on adult education (Cassiodorrum and Carolinum educational program, Alkuinum education system, ...). Adult Education in the High Middle Ages (monasteries and monastic schools, cathedral schools and boarding education, urban schools, .... The late medieval adult education (chivalry and Courtly education, the meaning of scholasticism, education "mendicant orders," education secular clergy, the medieval universities, vagans, non-formal education of citizens and of farmers).
- Educational ideas in the Renaissance (Macchiavelli, Campanella, et al.), Humanism (Rotterdam, Moore, et al.), the Reformation (Luther, Reuchlin, Hutten, Trubar, et al.) And the Counter-Reformation. The beginnings of a mass adult literacy.
- Adult education during the period of Enlightenment (Comenius, Leibnitz, Locke, Rousseau, Condorcet, et al.) and the development of extensive literature of the Enlightenment and its impact on functional adult literacy.
- The meaning of classicism, romanticism and idealism for adult education (Herder, Pestalozzi Schiller, Fichte, et al.).
- Development of institutional formal and non-formal adult education in the world at the end of the 18th and 19th century. The first institutions for adult education in Denmark. Development of adult education in England. Institutional development of adult education in Sweden. Development and characteristics of mailing of adult education in the world.
- The beginnings of institutional formal and non-formal adult education in Germany, France,Italy, Spain, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, the Soviet Union and the United States in the 19th and early 20th century and characteristic species, forms and methods of adult education. Development and characteristics of adult education in a distance learning.
- The impact of the operation of formal and non-formal adult education in the world in the development of formal and non-formal adult education in Slovenian and characteristic forms and methods of education.
- Creation a permanent adult education in the world and further development of lifelong learning and adult education in the world and in our country.