An Evening with Ralph Brockett, PhD

A renowned scholar and author in adult learning, Dr. Ralph Brockett will share his work on "Teaching Adults to be Self-Directed Learners."

Brocket is professor and interim head in the Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He is the author of numerous books on adult education, including The Profession and Practice of Adult Education with Sharan B. Merriam, which won the Houle Award for Outstanding Literature in Adult Education. He has served as editor-in-chief of New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, coeditor of Adult Learning, and on the editorial boards of Adult Education Quarterly and the International Journal of Self-Directed Learning. He is a member of the International Adult and Continuing Education Hall of Fame.

This event is sponsored by URI's Adult Education Master of Arts program.

Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Bravo Brasserie 123 Empire Street, Providence, RI 02903

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John Ragland left a positive review 6/9/2017

Thanks for the event and for letting me in free. It was validating in a way, and I found it useful as a master's student who has been a teaching assistant in statistics. (By the way, I liked the speaker's approach to talking about statistics.)