The future of adult education in the military
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 89–98, Winter 2012
How to Cite
Zacharakis, J. and Van Der Werff, J. A. (2012), The future of adult education in the military. New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2012: 89–98. doi: 10.1002/ace.20038
- Issue published online: 11 DEC 2012
- Article first published online: 11 DEC 2012
Professional military education is drawing on the principles and learning theories of adult education. With a desire to educate service members for higher-order thinking, the focus trends toward improving critical-thinking skills and creating an organizational learning environment. Enhancing the relationship among adult educators and the military offers an opportunity to achieve a learning organization sooner while developing the intellectual capital of service members.