But You’re Not a Teacher: Bridging the Divide Between Adult and Teacher Education
Keywords:adult learning, autobiogrpahical essay, professional identity
In this autobiographical essay, I discuss my role as an adult educator teaching in a teacher education program. I begin with an outline of my serendipitous pathway into the field of adult education, noting some moments in that journey that continue to inform my orientation to adult and lifelong learning. I then offer some reflections of my experiences teaching courses in a teacher education program, including moments of connection as well as disconnection.
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