TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Canipe, James B.; Decker, Martha M.
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
Adult Learning;2004, Vol. 15 Issue 3/4, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
29363629

 

Related Articles

  • Editorial: On Behalf of Children. Jalongo, Mary Renck // Early Childhood Education Journal;Apr2005, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p281 

    The article focuses on the life of Cora Wilson Stewart, a literacy educator. In her writings, Cora Wilson Stewart said that her decision to champion the cause of adult literacy was based on three critical incidents that came to her attention as a teacher and superintendent. The first involved an...

  • The National Educational Bureaucracy.  // America;4/5/1924, Vol. 30 Issue 25, p597 

    The article offers information on a national educational bureaucracy established by the Sterling-Reed bill. It talks about the statement of Cora Wilson Stewart regarding the need for the federal government to fix a standard of literacy in the U.S. The views of those who advocate the bill are...

  • ADULT EDUCATION: THE HOPE OF THE MARGINALIZED. OLUFUNKE, ADEDOKUN MARY; ADEMOLA, OJELEYE JONATHAN // European Journal of Educational Studies;Feb2012, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p91 

    The paper examined the role of adult education for the marginalized groups. The groups include women, children, school dropout and the disabled to mention but a few. The study was carried out in three states of Nigeria namely Oyo, Ogun and Ekiti States in the south western part of Nigeria. The...

  • Adult Education: Beyond "Night School"  // Futurist;Jan/Feb89, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p43 

    Focuses on adult education in the United States. Results of a national survey by the College Board's Office of Adult Learning, indicating adult learners are an increasingly significant sector of U.S. colleges and universities; Statistics indicating adult enrollments have increased since the...

  • Cora Wilson Stewart and Kentucky's Moonlight Schools: Fighting for Literacy in America. Appleton Jr., Thomas H. // Journal of American History;Dec2006, Vol. 93 Issue 3, p904 

    A review of the book "Cora Wilson Stewart and Kentucky's Moonlight Schools: Fighting for Literacy in America" by Yvonne Honeycutt Baldwin is presented.

  • Getting better all the time? Sherlock, David // Adults Learning;Sep2006, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p20 

    The article focuses on adult learning in Great Britain. The challenge facing adult learning is addressed. It is argued that if adult learning and skills is a market, it is a very compromised one. Usually, if a provider is poor, there is no real option but to help the people running it to do better.

  • AN EVENING TEACHER CERTIFICATION PROGRAM DESIGNED FOR ADULT LEARNERS. Lintner, Timothy; Brown, Susanne // MPAEA Journal of Adult Education;Spring2005, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p22 

    As more and more teachers leave the classroom, states are looking to actively recruit the returning adult learner into the teaching profession. This study examines an innovative teacher certification program in South Carolina whose goal is to do just that. Issues such as planning and scheduling...

  • ADULT EDUCATION POINTS OUT A PATH FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL EDUCATION. Atkinson, Carroll // Education;Jan1941, Vol. 61 Issue 5, p302 

    This article reports that the trend of present day adult education program is pointing out the future path for public school education in the United States. The subjects which are taught in the schools are more or less the ones which a person do not need in his daily existence. A student passes...

  • BACK TO SCHOOL. Bank, David // Community College Journal;Aug/Sep2007, Vol. 78 Issue 1, p18 

    The article provides suggestions for community colleges in accommodating older students preparing for their encore careers. Older students in their 50s and 60s take up second or third careers as transition before true retirement. These older students usually take up careers in education, health...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics