ERIC Number: ED414413
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Globalization, Adult Education & Training. Impacts & Issues. Global Perspectives on Adult Education and Training Series.
Walters, Shirley, Ed.
An introduction (Maurice Amutabi et al.) begins this 25-chapter book on adult education and training (AET) in a context of globalization. Chapter titles and authors are as follows: "The Impact of Globalization on Adult Education (AE)" (Ove Korsgaard); "In Defense of Civil Society: Canadian AE in Neo-Conservative Times" (Michael Welton); "Women, Poverty, and AE in Chile" (Teresa Quiroz Martin); "The State, Civil Society, and the Economy: AE in Britain" (Keith Jackson); "Globalization from Below: The Trade Union Connections" (Judith Marshall); "Feminist Popular Education in the Light of Globalization" (Linzi Manicom, Shirley Walters); "Women on the Global Assembly Line" (Chan Lean Heng); "'Sit Down, Listen to the Women!'" (Daniel Moshenberg); "Personal, Professional, and Political Development for Women" (Pauline Murphy); "From Economic Dependency to Regional Self-Reliance" (Mildred Minty); "ETDP [Education, Training and Development Practitioner]: Passing Fad or New Identity?" (Jeanne Gamble, Shirley Walters); "The NQF [National Qualifications Framework], Reconstruction, and Development" (Rosemary Lugg); "The Politics of Memory: The Recognition of Experiential Learning" (Elana Michelson); "Workplace Training and Enskilling" (Jonathan and Ruth Winterton); "Race, Class, Gender, and Culture: A Possible Program" (Tammy Shefer, Joe Samuels, Tony Sardien); "Multicultural Education and Lifelong Learning" (Berndt Gustavsson, Ali Osman); "Aboriginal Education: A Case for Self-Determination" (Lillian Holt, Michael F. Christie, Norman Fry); "The Plight of AE in Kenya" (Maurice Amutabi); "Literacy Strategies among Unschooled Workers" (Mignonne Breier); "Dynamics and Process in the Training of Health Committees" (Mizana Matiwana); "Is Consensus Possible?" (Minnie Venter-Hildebrand, Charlene Houston); "On the Periphery: The Needs of Rural Women" (Ellen Gumede); "Lifelong Learning Reconsidered" (Berndt Gustavsson); "The Meaning of Lifelong Learning" (Staffan Larsson); and "The Worlds of the Hand and of the Mind" (Ove Korsgaard). Contributors' notes and an index are included. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Economically Disadvantaged, Employed Women, Experiential Learning, Foreign Countries, Individual Development, Inplant Programs, International Relations, Job Training, Labor Force Development, Lifelong Learning, Literacy Education, Role of Education, Rural Women, Teaching Methods, Womens Education
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Identifiers - Location: Canada; Chile; Kenya; South Africa