John M. Dirkx, PhD

Higher, Adult and Lifelong Education

Michigan State University

Selected publications:

  • A Guide for Planning and Implementing Instruction for Adults: A Theme-based Approach . San Francisco: Jossey-Bass (1997).
  • "Nurturing Soul in Adult Learning," In P. Cranton, (Ed.). Transformative learning in action . San Francisco: Jossey-Bass (1997).
  • "Human Resource Development as Adult Education: Fostering the Educative Workplace," In R. W. Rowden (Ed.). Workplace learning: Debating Five Critical Questions of Theory and Practice . New Directions for Continuing Education, No. 72 (Winter, 1996), San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • "Self and Not-Self in the Practitioner-Learner Relationship: The Problem of Boundary Awareness in ABE Practice," Adult Basic Education: An Interdisciplinary Journal for Adult Literacy Educators , 3 , 51-68 (1993).
  • "Understanding Group Transformation Through the Focal Person Concept," In R. D. Boyd and Associates, Personal Transformation in Small Groups: A Jungian Perspective . New York: Routledge (1991) .