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Taylor, Richard – Studies in the Education of Adults, 1990
Responses from 22 of 40 universities in Great Britain found little improvement in provision for minority students, little evidence of clear policy guidelines and principles of good practice, few minority staff members, and low levels of minority involvement in continuing professional education. (SK)
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Equal Education, Ethnic Groups, Extension Education
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Iphofen, Ron – Studies in the Education of Adults, 1996
Using a taxonomy of student motives and a framework of transition phases in residential experience, data from interviews with four adult students and questionnaire responses from others showed the following: residential adult students have individualized and instrumental motivations; communal life is seen as vital to the experience; and results…
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, Adult Students, Foreign Countries, Residential Colleges
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Tovey, Philip – Studies in the Education of Adults, 1992
According to responses from 37 of 55 continuing education providers in the United Kingdom, the ideal of improving practice through quality assurance (QA) conflicts with pragmatic income generation and participant satisfaction; QA procedures used include participant questionnaires and informal tutor and participant feedback; and primary QA barriers…
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Educational Quality, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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