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ERIC Number: EJ658632
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0112-224X
Stopping and Starting: Experiences of Adults Returning to Formal Literacy Learning.
Boyd, Vivienne; Cates, Julie; Hellyer, Jan; Leverton, Marianne; Robinson, Helen; Tobias, Robert
New Zealand Journal of Adult Learning, v30 n2 p53-74 Nov 2002
Case studies of six adult literacy students revealed factors that had influenced them to stop and restart formal education: family conditions, traumatic events, initial schooling experiences, social networks, personal motivations, and informal learning experiences. The influence of contextual factors on literacy learning and characteristics of effective learning environments were identified. (Contains 30 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: New Zealand