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.s, objectives and specific features of development research the history of adult education. Sources for the history of adult education and criticism of sources.
- The beginnings of the history of adult educationin the world. The importance of "natural" learning, the development of "school" learning and education, and the importance of educationfor the development of human communities. The role of an adult in the initial communities.
- Andragogical views in antiquity. Greece –Sophists and protagonists of adult education: Socrates, Plato and Aristotle. Sources for the history of adult education and criticism of sources.Christian philosophy and the first school for adults.
- Education of adults in the Middle Ages. The origins of early medieval of education – Catholic Philosophy and Education of Augustine.Development of monasticism and its impact onadult education (Cassiodorrum and Carolinumeducational program, Alkuinum education system, ...). Adult Education in the High MiddleAges (monasteries and monastic schools, cathedral schools and boarding education, urban schools, .... The late medieval adulteducation (chivalry and Courtly education, themeaning of scholasticism, education "mendicant orders," Education secular clergy, the medieval universities, vagans, non-formal education of citizens and of farmers).
- The meaning of educational ideas of the Renaissance (Macchiavelli, Campanella, ..), humanism (Rotterdam, Moor, ...), the Reformation (Luther, Reuchlin, Hutten, Trubar ...) and the Counter-Reformation.
- Adult education during the period of Enlightenment (Comenius, Leibnitz, Locke, Rousseau, Condorcet, ....) and the developmentof extensive literature of the Enlightenment.
- The meaning of classicism, romanticism and idealism for Adult Education (Herder, Pestalozzi Schiller, Fichte, ...).
- Development of institutional 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 (the forms of non-formal education, formal adult education). Institutionaldevelopment of adult education in Sweden.
- The beginnings of institutional adult educationin Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, the Soviet Union and the United States in the 19th and early 20thcentury.
- The impact of operation adult education in the world in the development of adult education in Slovenian.