The Lincoln Paradigm: An Educational Vision for the Future
Mendoza Beller, Susan
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Drawing on lessons included in Abraham Lincoln’s works can help inform adult education practices. This chapter utilizes excerpts from one of Lincoln’s law lectures to highlight points that are important in the delivery, development, and evaluation of adult education. Throughout the chapter, quotations from Lincoln are used to set the context for best practices in adult education. Each of these practices is then further described along with its relevance to an overall educational vision for adults.