Four Adult Development Theories and Their Implications for Practice. by Lisa M. Baumgartner What is adult development? What relevance do adult development theories and models have to the practice of adult basic education? Our philosophy of adult development informs our teaching. Developmental Education Overview. What is the role of developmental education in community colleges, how does it fit in with the access mission of the traditionally open-door community college, and how can it be improved to achieve better results for students and institutions?
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Adult Basic Education and Developmental Education SIPI’s Adult Basic Education (ABE) and Developmental Education program seeks to ensure that students have every opportunity to be successful in achieving their individual goals. The ABE goal is to provide students with the basic educational and life skills required for completing their High. The purpose of this paper is to review and synthesize the literature on adult development and to suggest how this information can be applied to the practice of adult education. The first section discusses the nature of adult development, its definition, and key concepts. Sequential patterns of change in adulthood are examined in section 2, focusing on models formulated by Jung, Buhler, Erikson Cited by: 22.