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Psicologia Escolar e Educacional

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CAMARGO, Poliana da Silva Almeida Santos  and  MARTINELLI, Selma de Cássia. Adult education: perceptions about the teaching-learning process. Psicol. esc. educ. [online]. 2006, vol.10, n.2, pp. 197-210. ISSN 1413-8557.

The objective of this research was to investigate the perception of adult students´ on its process of teach-learning. 50 students had been interviewed, 20 males (40%) and 30 females (60%), with ages between 14 to 80 years, that frequented the 1ª to 4ª Grades of schools of a city from the State of São Paulo. The questionnaire had two main axles - personal aspects of the student and the teacher and relative aspects to the teach-learning process. The results had showed that the teacher-student relationship assumes a role of prominence in this modality of education. The performance of the student is attributed to its effort or will to learn. The school, in a generalized manner, makes possible the learning of abilities that are considered essential to the exercise of basic functions day to day, allowing the rescue of self-esteem among the participants.

Keywords : Education; Perceptions; Teach-learning.

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