An Overview of Selected Theories of Adult Learning: Implications for Teacher Education in the 21st Century Nigeria

By John Adeboye Aderinto.

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The Paper reviewed some selected theories of adult learning in relevant literature, and critically examined their implications for teacher education in Nigeria.

Keywords: Andragogy, Pedagogy, Teaching-techniques, Curriculum;, Experience, Instructional-methodologies

The International Journal of Learning, Volume 12, Issue 12, pp.139-144. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 811.405KB).

Dr. John Adeboye Aderinto

Married and blessed with children. Served and worked in both public and private organozations. Taught in both public and private schools as a teacher at both pimary and university level, including Theological Intitutions in Nigeria. Currently, I am an Associate Professor of Adult and Continuing Education at the Obafemi Awolowo University in Nigeria. I have also served as a visiting Scholar at the University of Lagos, Nigeria, and an External examiner to the Universities of Lagos and Ibadan, Nigeria. Currently being considered as External Examiner to the University of Ghana, Legon. I have over twenty-five academic publications in both reputable journals and books. I have attended many national and internationa conferences, seminars, and workshops in my feild. I was also a Director of Social Ministries with the Nigerian Baptist Convention between the year 2000 and 2002 on sabbatical leave. I am a member of various academic committees of my University. I have been of service to the Community through research works, organization of seminars and workshops on community and national related educational and social needs. I have taught courses in adult and continuing education at both undergrduate and postgraduate levels.


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