Adult Education Online Material

  • is a web space for people to explore the theory and practice of informal education, social action and lifelong learning. It provides substantive summaries of ideas, thinkers and practices of informal education. is a great starting place if you are unsure of an adult education concept (e.g., informal learning) or thinker (e.g., Lindeman) and need to get a start on research. The website is continuously updated, which is a plus.
  • Famed Australian Michael Newman offers his books on adult education and social action for free.To access his website click here
  • David Kolb on Experiential Learning
  • Fundamentals of Educational Planning: A new book from the International Institute for Educational Planning (UNESCO) Unequal chances to participate in adult learning: international perspectives by Richard Desjardins, Kjell Rubenson, Marcella Milana.