Kentucky's Moonlight Schools: An Enduring Legacy of Adult Learning Principles and Practice

Canipe, James B.; Decker, Martha M.
June 2004
Adult Learning;2004, Vol. 15 Issue 3/4, p19
Academic Journal
The article focuses on The Moonlight Schools, an adult education project established by Cora Wilson Stewart in 1904 in Kentucky. It states that the classes in the Moonlight Schools during the year were held on a full moon with the aim of educating and enhancing the adult learning in the community. The author points out that one of the Moonlight Schools known as Little Brushy situated in the campus of the Morehead State University plays significant role in creating awareness among students concerning the importance of adult education. In addition, the principles considered by Stewart in the development of adult learning were also mentioned.


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