Cases on Leadership in Adult Education

Cases on Leadership in Adult Education

Oitshepile MmaB Modise (University of Botswana, Botswana)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: July, 2015|Copyright: © 2015 |Pages: 326
ISBN13: 9781466685895|ISBN10: 1466685891|EISBN13: 9781466685901|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-8589-5


Strong leadership is the cornerstone of advancement. Nowhere is this more important than the field of education, where students undergo training to effectively overcome obstacles and challenges, whether in the classroom or in the workforce.

Cases on Leadership in Adult Education highlights real-world examples of students inspired and invigorated to higher levels of achievement in both their professional and academic lives, as well as instances of leadership gone wrong and examples of what not to do when put in charge of an organization. Featuring case studies covering a wide range of disciplines, this book is a valuable resource for instructors of adult education in universities and community colleges, practitioners in the education field, adult students of various backgrounds, and mangers or leaders seeking improvement within their respective organizations.

This authoritative reference source features chapters on a broad scope of education and training issues including, but not limited to, agricultural training, leadership styles, lifelong learning, management issues, poverty reduction, rehabilitation programs, trends in teaching culture, and vocational training.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Adult Education Opportunities
  • Adult Learning and Human Resource Development
  • Leadership Training
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Poverty Reduction
  • Progressive Leadership
  • Rehabilitation Programs
  • Training and Development Programs
  • Trends in Teaching Culture
  • Vocational Training

Reviews and Testimonials

Editor Oitshepile MmaB Modise presents students, academics, researchers, and education professionals working in a wide variety of contexts with a collection of academic papers and scholarly articles focused on case studies in leadership in continuing education. The editor has organized the fourteen contributions that make up the main body of the text in three parts devoted to leadership theory and practice in adult education, leadership in basic and vocational education and agricultural extension, and training and development in higher education.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Oitshepile MmaB Modise is an Associate Professor in the Department of Adult Education, University of Botswana. She holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Adult Education from the Florida State University, USA and Master of Science Degree in Vocational and Continuing Education from the University of Wisconsin. Dr Modise has close to 30 years of experience as an educator, more than a decade as a trainer/educator at university level and on the job training, as well as manager and researcher. She is She has published in reputable journals and research interest includes management of adult education programs, community development, training and development.