Henry Merrill, Ed.D.
Recorded: AAACE Conference, November 2016 in Albuquerque, NM.
Total Time: 25:15
Dr. Henry Merrill has served as vice chancellor for student services and director of continuing studies at IU East, chair of the adult education program, and interim associate vice chancellor for lifelong learning at IUPUI. The Indiana Council for Continuing Education honored Merrill as “Faculty Member of the Year” in 2004.
A native of Connecticut, Merrill graduated from Hanover College in 1968 with a major in drama and speech. He holds a master’s degree in fine arts from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst; a master’s degree in counseling psychology from Ball State; and a doctorate in education from Ball State University.
Tell us about Professional Organizations -0:05
How do you get started in Adult Education? -1:48
What is your advice to new students? -9:11
Why is Adult Education important to you? -13:01
What misconceptions about Adult Education would you like to correct? -13:46
What contributions have made the most impact? -12:21
Neuroscience and Learning
- What books would you recommend? -13:47
Self-Directed Learning by Malcolm Knowles
The Power of Critical Theory by Steven Brookfield
Handbook for Transformative Learning by Taylor and Cranton
- Tell us about your research. -17:36
- Any other wisdom to share? -23:51