Adult Higher Education and the Use of Case Studies. Using Cases to Promote Adult Learning, Barbara Millis, Director, Center for Teaching Excellence, US Air Force Academy Faculty who teach adults need to model lifelong learning. Case studies are a particularly effective tool to encourage students along this path. A beginning point for a discussion of narrative and story in adult education is an understanding of narrative as a broad orientation grounded in the premise that narrative is a fundamental structure of human meaning making (Bruner 1986, 2002; Polkinghorne 1988, 1996).
Case Studies and Activities in Adult Education and Human Resource Development (Adult Education Special Topics: Theory, Research and Practice in LifeLong Learning) [Steven W. Schmidt, Kathleen P. King] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Case studies have become a widely-used instructional tool in many educational environments.Cited by: 1. The Case for Investment in Adult Basic Education discusses recent research by Dr. Stephen Reder, which examined the correlation between participation in adult basic skills programs and future increases in income, literacy levels, high school equivalency .
Complex case issues can be broken down and examined for greater understanding, then pulled together again for resolution. Case studies can be used successfully in adult education. I propose a book based on the use of case-based learning in adult education and human resource development (HRD). Story-based techniques such as storytelling, case studies, critical incidents, role playing, and simulations are often used in the adult education classroom. Autobiographical writing or the life story is a major strand of narrative. It can be useful to a variety of adult students, including those in higher education classrooms, Cited by: 16.
Adult literacy and numeracy in action: six case studies of practice work in Ireland. The research team who worked on this report are: Tina Byrne, National Adult Literacy Agency; Dolores Gilhooley, Helen Murphy and Maeve O’Grady, Waterford Institute of Technology. Published by: The National Adult Literacy Agency 2013. Context of case studies Richard Easton Faculty of Education, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom The idea to bring together a number of case studies arose during a workshop in Graz, December 1998, which set itself the task of looking at changes and developments in the provision of pre-service language teacher education.