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Colliander, Helena – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2019
This paper takes a perspective on professional identity in times of change to explore what societal changes of significance for second language education for adults mean for the teacher's professional identity. It differs, thus, from many other studies on teacher identity, which concentrate on one educational reform. The study, which applies…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Adult Educators, Second Language Instruction, Social Change
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Galloway, Sarah; Edwards, Richard – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2017
Adult education is a very diverse arena of practice internationally, operating across the public, private and non-profit sectors, with educators and learners coming from all walks of life. In many countries there is no formal route to becoming a qualified adult educator as there is in relation to school teaching, or the qualification of Higher or…
Descriptors: Prior Learning, Recognition (Achievement), Adult Educators, Adult Education
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McLean, Scott – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2017
Adult education was an integral component of the colonisation of the Canadian Arctic. Between the 1960s and the 1990s, educational programmes were explicitly developed in order to shape Inuit adults in particular ways: from teaching them how to live in permanent houses, to teaching them how to work as administrators and tradespeople. Inuit did not…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Education, Adult Educators, Eskimos
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Webb, Sue – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2017
Global migration is increasing to unprecedented levels, especially from non-OECD countries to OECD countries. One of the new challenges for lifelong learning is that migrants are expected to be responsible for ensuring that they have the capabilities and learning to adapt to new contexts but qualifications and experiences obtained in one national…
Descriptors: Migration, Lifelong Learning, Social Networks, Informal Education
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Roessger, Kevin M. – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2017
Kevin M. Roessger is an assistant professor of adult and lifelong learning at the University of Arkansas. He teaches courses in all areas of adult learning and development. His research interests include behavioural analytic approaches to skills-based learning and reflection as a natural phenomenon. Current conceptualisations of reflection have…
Descriptors: Reflection, Adult Learning, Adult Education, Behavior Theories
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Alston, Geleana Drew – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2016
Museums in the United States have historical significance, which adult educators are beginning to study. Receiving less attention to date, however, is the work of African American history museums. This descriptive case study sought to gain an understanding of the adult education work in one African American history museum--The Calaboose: The…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Museums, African American History, Case Studies
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Grace, Andre P. – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2012
In 1947 the Truman Commission on Higher Education accentuated the importance of adult education in its report entitled "Higher Education for American Democracy". In 1970 a new US "Handbook of Adult Education" signifying the move to a more professionalised field of study and practice was published. The intervening years encapsulate a time of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Adult Education, Adult Educators, North Americans
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Erguig, Reddard – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2012
This article offers an ethnographic case study of two Adult Basic Education (ABE) teachers' characteristics and their literacy instruction. It draws on the New Literacy Studies tradition and used ethnographic tools (in-depth interviews, classroom observation and the think-aloud protocol) to explore the characteristics of two ABE teachers and…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Protocol Analysis, Adult Basic Education, Foreign Countries
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St. Clair, Ralf; Maclachlan, Kathy; Tett, Lyn – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2009
The potential of practitioner-led action research (PLAR) to contribute to professional development in adult literacies work is considered from two perspectives. First, a recent initiative in Scotland is examined to illustrate PLAR implemented as professional development. The structural factors needing to be addressed for PLAR to contribute to…
Descriptors: Action Research, Foreign Countries, Professional Development, Adult Literacy
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Satchwell, Candice; Smith, June – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2009
This article draws on the experience of a research project designed to bring together practitioners and researchers in further education (FE) colleges and the higher education (HE) sector in pursuit of ways of creating more accessible learning opportunities for students in colleges. Here we explore some of the assumptions underlying the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Research Projects, Adult Education, Educational Opportunities
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Barr, Jean – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2007
Donald Swanson, a library scientist at the University of Chicago, has coined the phrase "undiscovered public knowledge". As a university-based adult educationalist I am particularly interested in the "undiscovered public knowledge" which lies in the spaces beyond the academy, especially in the many associations, groups and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Educational Research, Adult Educators
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Kane, Liam – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2007
While there is a wealth of literature and research on radical adult "popular" education for social change, most of it looks forward and speculates on the educational processes best able to help the oppressed of the world overcome naive passivity and become critically aware "subjects" of social change. Within a critical…
Descriptors: Learning Processes, Popular Education, Educational Experience, Citizenship
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English, Leona M. – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2005
The article explores the relationships of feminist organisers with government policy makers and within their own organisations. Based on a qualitative study of eight directors and eight board members of grassroots feminist organisations, this paper examines how the funder (State) and the women (executive directors and board members) interact and…
Descriptors: Public Policy, Feminism, Accountability, Organizations (Groups)
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Chapman, Valerie-Lee – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2003
Using an autobiographical narrative and the writings of Foucault, the author explores how power constructs subjectivity in learners, ways to resist self-regulation, and ways to use power ethically in adult education. (Contains 57 references.) (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Educators, Ethics, Human Body, Personal Narratives
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Taylor, Edward W. – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2002
Auto-photography and photo elicitation are techniques that can help teachers articulate often subconscious beliefs about teaching. In auto-photography, participants, not researchers, take the pictures. Photo elicitation uses photographs to stimulate the interviewing process. Issues include research collaboration, mutual visual context,…
Descriptors: Adult Educators, Beliefs, Educational Practices, Interviews
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