ERIC Number: EJ614234
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Returning to Education: A Question of Balance?
Dawson, Elaine; Boulton, Pam
Journal of Access and Credit Studies, v2 n2 p164-77 Aut 2000
In interviews with 38 adults returning to education, many expressed the need to redress a perceived imbalance. Their initial motivation was often vocational, but the experience of transition caused situational or dispositional imbalances in their lives that they sought to correct through education. (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Students, Change, Coping, Foreign Countries, Learning Motivation, Reentry Students
National Open College Network, University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby DE22 1GB, United Kingdom.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom