2019-2020 Graduate Academic Catalog

EAGSR 7205 Sociocultural Perspectives in Adult Learning and Development

This course provides learners with opportunities to study the sociocultural foundations of the field of adult education and adult learning and development. This course will investigate the role of identities and subjectivities in contemporary adult life. Theories of identity including the development of a critical disposition related to race, ethnicity, class, age, gender, religion, disability, national affiliation, and other forms of diversity will be investigated. The impact of globalization and ecology will be examined and ecojustice and feminisms will be highlighted in relationship to current issues in the field.