Evolution and influence of military adult education


  • John M. Persyn,

    1. Assistant professor, Faculty and Staff Development Division of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
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  • Cheryl J. Polson

    1. Associate dean, Graduate School, director of Fort Leavenworth Graduate Education and Outreach, and a professor, Department of Educational Leadership, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas
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This chapter reviews the historical relationship between adult education and the military and continuing efforts by the military to emphasize adult learning principles in training and education.