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    Johnstone & Rivera's Barriers to Participation in Education

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    Johnstone and Rivera's research identifies ten potential barriers to the pursuit of adult education and clusters them into two categories. Discuss some of those barriers and the categories to which those researchers assign them. Conversely, what are some of the reasons why adults might want to participate in general education?

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    Johnstone and Rivera categorized barriers to participation into two different categories: internal and external. Internal barriers include factors that are part of one's natural disposition while external barriers tend to be more circumstantial. Internal barriers include the learner's motivation, ...

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    In approximately 150 words, this solution discusses how Johnstone and Rivera's research clusters potential barriers to the pursuit of adult education into two categories: internal and external. Examples of each are provided. The solution considers what factors might cause other adults to overcome barriers and participate in general education. Resources are cited.