There are several definitions of adult education, but one refers to the learning undertaken by people who return to learning as adults, after completing some form of education in their youth. Adult education is not neces... More »

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The word "crafts" has two basic meanings. One's craft is a profession or specialized talent used to make money. Another use of "crafts" specifically refers to particular items or objects made by hand, such as a beaded ne... More »

Osteopathy, also known as osteopathic medicine, is a system of medical care designed to encourage the body's self-healing ability. Osteopathic medicine began in Kirksville, Missouri around the late 1800s. Osteopathic phy... More »

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Many distinct definitions of the word "state" exist, including the recognized geographic territory of an organized body of people, a physical stage of being, and a condition of being. Numerous alternate definitions relat... More »

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There are several formal definitions for the word "environment," one of which is the collection of things, conditions or influences of surroundings, or simply the immediate surroundings. Another definition of "environmen... More »

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Bloom's taxonomy was developed by Benjamin Bloom as an organized classification of levels of intellectual behavior related to learning. Bloom's taxonomy covers the three main domains of learning: cognitive, affective and... More »

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The word "charisma" is a noun that describes a characteristic or quality that gives a person special influence, authority or charm over other people. In a theological sense, it also means a divinely conferred gift or qua... More »

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