ERIC Number: ED423440
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Engaging with Difference. The "Other" in Adult Education.
Stuart, Mary, Ed.; Thomson, Alistair, Ed.
This book, which is written for adult educators working in further and community education and university continuation in Great Britain, contains 12 papers about engaging with those students who have traditionally been excluded from the full range of educational learning opportunities: women, adults with learning difficulties, members of ethnic minorities, older adults, and people without conventional educational qualifications. The following papers are included: "Engaging with Difference: Education and 'Other' Adults" (Mary Stuart, Alistair Thomson); "'Come Back when You've Learnt Some English': Refugees, Interpreters and Teaching English for Speakers of Other Languages" (Anne Bellis, Sahar Awar); "'I Bet It Was Written by a Mother': Working with Parents" (Pam Coare); "Who Is the Tutor? Housebound Learning Programmes" (Kim Clancy, Mary Stuart); "Mothers and Sisters: Power and Empowerment in Women's Studies " (Gerry Holloway, Mary Stuart); "Murder Your Darlings: Women's Writings, Many Voices" (Jennie Fontana, Jill Masouri); "Our Right to Know: Women with Learning Difficulties and Sexuality Courses" (Kathy Smith, Mary Stuart); "Information Technology and Enablement: Microsoft Windows and Adults with Learning Difficulties" (David Longman, Mary Stuart); "'She's Doing Too Much Music: Professional Perceptions of a Learner's Needs" (Gus Garside); "All Change: Accreditation and 'Other' Learners" (Gerry Holloway); "'If Experience Counts, Then Why Am I Bothering to Come Here?': AP(E)L (Accreditation of Prior [Experiential] Learning) and Learning" (Mary Stuart);"Life after Stroke: Special Interest Book-Writing Groups" (Nick Osmond); "Community Writing and Literacy Development" (Freda Ansdell, Nan McCubbin, Sonia Plato, Judy Wallis); and "Education and Self-Identify: A Process of Inclusion and Exclusion" (Mary Stuart). (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Aging (Individuals), Community Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Continuing Education, Cooperative Learning, Creative Writing, Distance Education, Educational Needs, Educational Strategies, Educational Technology, Educationally Disadvantaged, Empowerment, English (Second Language), Ethnic Groups, Foreign Countries, Group Dynamics, Home Instruction, Homebound, Information Technology, Learning Disabilities, Limited English Speaking, Literacy Education, Minority Groups, Nontraditional Students, Older Adults, Open Education, Parents, Performance Contracts, Prior Learning, Refugees, Self Concept, Special Needs Students, Student Certification, Student Evaluation, Student Needs, Teacher Student Relationship, Womens Education, Writing (Composition)
National Institute of Adult Continuing Education, 21 De Montfort Street, Leicester LE1 7GE, United Kingdom (12 pounds).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. of Adult Continuing Education, Leicester (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Great Britain)