Table of Contents

Towards a rationale for the provision of learning opportunities for adults.
From adult education to lifelong learning : a conceptual framework.
The adult learner and adult learning.
Adults learning : some theoretists' perspectives.
Teaching adults.
Some theoretical perspectives on teaching adults.
Distance education.
Assessing and evaluating.
Curriculum theory and programme planning.
Practice, theory, and research.
The professional preparation of teachers of adults.
The provision of adult education and lifelong learning in the United Kingdom.