How do adults learn? What is the task of the educator in adult education? What can adults do to take charge of their learning process? Learning means change and transformation. – Coenraad van Houten tells us that, in order to learn, we must first awaken the will. True adult education, he says, enables our spiritual I to accomplish this. – He describes the forms in which learning can be meaningfully structured and offers advice and ideas to help overcome specific learning blocks. This book regards the business of adult education as a full profession, and it provides a theoretical and practical basis for its real goal – awakening the will.