ERIC Number: ED423434
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Beyond the Boundaries. Exploring the Potential of Widening Provision in Higher Education.
Preece, Julia, Ed.
This book contains 12 papers exploring the problem of strengthening the notion of the United Kingdom as a learning society by making the country's higher education system more responsive to the various social groups that have traditionally been underrepresented in all areas of the nation's formal, postcompulsory education system. The following papers are included: "Introduction" (Julia Preece); "Mind the Gap: Widening Provision, Guidance, and Cultural Change in Higher Education" (Rennie Johnston, Fay Croft); "Extending the Guidance Boundaries: An Exploration of Educative and Empowering Guidance Strategies for Learners Who Have Been Long-Term Unemployed" (Ann-Marie Houghton); "Disadvantaged Youngsters: Raising Awareness, Aspiration and Access through a Summer School" (John R. D. Blicharski); "IT (Information Technology)-Based Guidance: Reaching the Parts that Other Guidance Cannot Reach?" (Irene Chapman, Sarah Williams); "What's the Point? Questions that Matter in Community-Based Projects Designed To Counter Social Exclusion and Increase Participation in Continuing Education" (Colin Trotman, Heather Pudner); "As Broad as It's Long: Challenging the Limitations of Traditional Continuing Education Strategies for Widening Participation" (Cal Weatherald, Geoff Layer); "Dismantling the Barriers: Educational Justice and Access in Ireland" (Rosemary Morris, Brian McMahon); "Student Equity: An Australian Perspective" (Margaret Heagney, Margaret James); "Access Strategies under Severe Circumstances: Promoting Access in the Chelyabinsk Region of the Russian Federation" (Maurits van Rooijen); "The Role of Social Theory in Action Research: Working for Change in a University Adult Education Department in a Multi-cultural City" (Jane Clarke); "Youth Views: A University of Bradford Community Action Research Project Conducted with and for Young People from Minority Ethnic Communities in Bradford" (Nadira Mirza, Tony Jowitt); and "Does It Make Any Difference that We Are a University? The Community Perspective" (Julia Preece). (MN)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Action Research, Adult Learning, Case Studies, Change Strategies, Community Programs, Continuing Education, Cultural Differences, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Change, Educational Philosophy, Educational Planning, Educational Policy, Equal Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Information Technology, Lifelong Learning, Nontraditional Students, Position Papers, Recruitment, Relevance (Education), School Community Relationship, School Guidance, Social Class, Socialization, Summer Schools, Unemployment
National Institute of Adult Continuing Education, 21 De Montfort Street, Leicester LE1 7GE, United Kingdom (12.95 pounds).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. of Adult Continuing Education, Leicester (England).
Identifiers - Location: Australia; Ireland; Russia; United Kingdom