Thinking about it, I came to the conclusion that it shows deft program planning and well-chosen articles and texts in support of our coursework, that we should witness so much intentional intellectual overlap. It means that all of our work in Adult Learning is truly focused on topics relevant to the subject.
Learners enter into the process of learning not by acquiring facts, but by constructing their reality in social exchange with others. (Wallerstein, p.34)I recognize that description! That's social constructivist knowledge! That's what we do in class every day, when we have long discussions about our generative words and listen carefully to one another! A-ha!