Technological trends in adult education: Past, present and in the future.

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Abstract

(from the chapter) The purpose of this article is to provide a critical review of the past two decades of technology use in adult education. The article begins with a brief summary of technological trends, such as the introduction of the Internet and the World Wide Web, that have influenced adult education over the past two decades. Political, economic, social, and pedagogical issues that have influenced the use of technology in adult education are also discussed and possible solutions to these issues are outlined. The article concludes with an attempt to extrapolate future technological trends that could influence the direction of adult education in the decade to come. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2016 APA, all rights reserved)

Author-supplied keywords

  • *Adult Education
  • *Information Technology
  • *Teaching
  • *Trends
  • Computer Assisted Instruction
  • Computer Mediated Communication
  • Internet

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