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ERIC Number: ED377356
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Sep
Pages: 200
Abstractor: N/A
Life Histories and Learning. Language, the Self and Education. Papers from an Interdisciplinary Residential Conference at the University of Sussex (Brighton, England, United Kingdom, September 19-21, 1994).
Hoar, Mary, Comp.; And Others
These 31 papers illustrate and reflect on the application of autobiographical/life history techniques in research and teaching in higher and adult education institutions in the United Kingdom and from Western and Eastern Europe. The papers are: "Writing and Rewriting Writer Identity" (Aitchison et al.); "In Search of the Meaning of Education" (Antikainen et al.); "Life History in Research Careers" (Blaxter et al.); "Automathsbiographies" (Briggs); "To Become a Researcher" (Bron); "Life History and Personal Values in the Selection and Training of Professionals" (Clifford); "Maths Life Histories" (Cobden, Thumpston); "Using Life Histories on a 'Ways into Work' Course" (Costley, Thompson); "From Chambermaids to Graduates" (Daggett); "Adult Education and Life History" (Davis);"Hidden Histories" (Delfanne); "Biographical Research in Adult Education" (Egger); "New Methods for Life Course Analysis of Students' Lives" (Farnes); "Starting a Personal Profile" (Griffiths); "Histories and Horoscopes" (Hamilton); "Cleaners Tell Their Life Stories" (Harnsten); "An Eighteenth-Century Poet Reveals Himself as an Educator" (Jones); "Narratives and Identity in Higher Education" (Lea); "Secret Worlds of the Way We Talk" (Lewis); "'The Swift Course of My Life'" (Mace); "Hearing Voices, Changing Lives" (Mann); "Life History and Creative Writing" (Michelson); "'Autobiography Unit': A Case Study" (Monaghan); "Life History, Disability, and Special Education" (Potts); "Crossing Cultural Divides" (Preece); "Using Lifelines" (Pryor et al.); "Life History and Motivation for Adult Education" (Schrader-Naef); "Quilting a Life History" (Sellers); "Adult Learning in a Time of Transition" (Shelley); "Accrediting Selves?" (Stuart); "The Importance of Identity and Difference in Relation to the Life Histories of Learners" (Sukhnandan); "Life Histories in a Historical Context" (Thapar); "Women, Education, and Class" (Thomas); "How Did I Get Here? An Account of Routes and Decisions Affecting Entry into and Experiences of Higher Education" (Thombs et al.); "Exploring Educational Life Histories" (Thomson); "Whose Story, Whose Terms? Some Problems of Reflectivity in Life History Research" (West); and "The Influence of Some Life Experiences on the Perceived Value of Action Learning Sets in the Development of Personal and Managerial Skills in a Higher Education Environment" (Williams). (YLB)
Centre for Continuing Education, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9RG, England, United Kingdom (10 British pounds plus 1 pound extra for inland postage and 2.50 pounds for overseas postage).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: Kent Univ., Canterbury (England).; Sussex Univ. (England).
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