ERIC Number: EJ844973
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Abstractor: As Provided
Building Social Capital in the Academy: The Nature and Function of Support Systems in Graduate Adult Education
Roberts, Nella A.; Plakhotnik, Maria S.
New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, n122 p43-52 Sum 2009
In this chapter, two women doctoral candidates examine the nature and function of support systems in graduate adult education. Recommendations and strategies for building social capital in the academy are also discussed.
Descriptors: Females, Adult Learning, Womens Education, Social Capital, Adult Education, Adult Students, Social Networks, Graduate Study, Graduate Students, Educational Strategies
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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