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2014 | Tom 21 | 133-142
Article title

Examining Adult Learning Through the Lens of Culture: A U.S. Perspective

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Title variants
PL
Badanie kształcenia osób dorosłych w ujęciu kulturowym w perspektywie Stanów Zjednoczonych
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Abstracts
EN
This paper examines adult learning within United States based journals through the lens of culture. Four thematic areas from the literature are highlighted. These themes include: critically examining one’s own and others’ cultural stories; utilizing sociocultural approaches to facilitate or guide adult learning; developing and maintaining dialog; and incorporating strategies to improve people’s cultural awareness and competency. Implications for practice are addressed throughout. A concluding discussion suggests areas for future research.
PL
Zagadnienia zawarte w prezentowanym artykule dotyczą analizy wykorzystania aspektów kulturowych w literaturze Stanów Zjednoczonych. Artykuł porusza i skupia się na czterech obszarach literatury. Dotyczą one oceny krytycznej historii kulturowych własnych i innych osób, wykorzystanie społeczno-kulturowych podejść używanych do ułatwienia lub naprowadzenia uczenia się dorosłych, rozwijanie i utrzymywanie dialogu, oraz wprowadzenie strategii w celu poprawy świadomości kulturowej i kompetencji ludzi. W artykule zawarto sugestie możliwych obszarów dla przyszłych badań.
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133-142
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Contributors
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  • Kansas State University
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