Drawing from several disciplinary perspectives, including education, sociology, social psychology and communication studies, this course provides an opportunity to interrogate the relationship of the Internet to adult education. The main objectives of this course are: to engage participants in an examination of the influence of information and communication technology, including social media, on key adult education praxis areas such as community development, literacy and nonprofit organizations. The course provides participants with a critical framework for analyzing Internet mediated environments; and encourages students to explore Internet resources that may be used in conjunction with traditional community development and adult education practice. The course is conducted using a seminar format where discussion is informed by weekly readings.
Leadership, Higher and Adult Education