Yorks, Lyle, "Adult Learning and the Generation of New Knowledge and Meaning: Creating Liberating Spaces for Fostering Adult Learning through Practitioner-Based Collaborative Action Inquiry," Teachers College Record, 107(June, 2005), 1217-1244.


Lyle Yorks


Reviews the literature on the dimensions of collaborative action inquiry in the context of adult education and reports an example from a VA project; draws implications for adult learning.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Relation of Curriculum Research to Practice, Curriculum Change

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Integrative Inquiry, Action Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Knowledge Generation, Teacher Research, Practical Knowledge


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