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ERIC Number: EJ462053
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0260-1370
Learning from Life Experience: What Makes It Significant?
Merriam, Sharan B.; Clark, M. Carolyn
International Journal of Lifelong Education, v12 n2 p129-38 Apr-Jun 1993
A survey of 405 adults and interviews with 19 showed the majority of learning experiences were informal. For learning to be significant, it must personally affect the learner by expanding skills or causing a transformation, and it must be subjectively valued by the learner. (SK)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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