Understanding the military spouse learner using theory and personal narratives
Article first published online: 11 DEC 2012
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New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education
Special Issue: Beyond Training: The Rise of Adult Education in the Military
Volume 2012, Issue 136, pages 77–88, Winter 2012
How to Cite
Gleiman, A. and Swearengen, S. (2012), Understanding the military spouse learner using theory and personal narratives. New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2012: 77–88. doi: 10.1002/ace.20037
- Issue published online: 11 DEC 2012
- Article first published online: 11 DEC 2012
The military spouse student population can be an overlooked source of human and intellectual capital in the classroom and is often lumped together with other military learners. The authors describe personal narratives and experiences within higher education and describe specific examples of how adult educators can better understand and serve this unique student population.