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Rogers, Alan – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2019
This paper re-examines the position of the Tanzanian Folk Development Colleges, a national network of adult education institutions, at a time when their long-term financial assistance by the Swedish International Development Agency has come to an end and they are being transferred from the Tanzanian Government Ministry of Community Development to…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Foreign Countries, International Cooperation, Vocational Education
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Busher, Hugh; James, Nalita – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2019
This paper discusses how mature Access to Higher Education (AHE) students worked hard to gain access to Higher Education (HE) because they wished to pursue careers that required this level of education. They wanted to transform themselves as learners to achieve their aspirations despite the hurdles that many faced, such as maintaining families,…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Students, College Students, Occupational Aspiration
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Colliander, Helena – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2019
This paper takes a perspective on professional identity in times of change to explore what societal changes of significance for second language education for adults mean for the teacher's professional identity. It differs, thus, from many other studies on teacher identity, which concentrate on one educational reform. The study, which applies…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Adult Educators, Second Language Instruction, Social Change
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Katsara, Ourania; De Witte, Kristof – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2019
This article discusses the teachers' role in self-directed learning (SDL) -- a central concept in adult education. We explore the use of Socratic questioning to develop critical thinking, which is the outcome of SDL in problem-based learning (PBL). In particular, we analyse 11 adult learners' reflective journals in relation to a Socratic seminar.…
Descriptors: Questioning Techniques, Teaching Methods, Adult Learning, Independent Study
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Walters, Shirley; von Kotze, Astrid – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2019
Discourses on adult learning and education (ALE) and in particular the GRALE Report generally have limited coverage of popular education as part of its ecology. Given both the long history of popular education globally as a necessary approach towards affecting transformation and the socio-economic-ecological transformations that are needed, we…
Descriptors: Popular Education, Adult Learning, Educational History, Social Change
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Marusynets, Marianna – Comparative Professional Pedagogy, 2019
The article analyzes the concept "continuing education" determining its priorities and specifics as compared to other forms of learning. It is established that the subject of continuing vocational training is an adult who has acquired a certain life and professional experience. It is identified that the need for lifelong learning arises…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Education, Continuing Education, Personality
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Hodgson, Ann; Spours, Ken; Smith, David; Jeanes, Julia – Journal of Education and Work, 2019
Education providers and employers working together to prepare young people and adults for employment is internationally accepted as a key factor in effective technical and vocational education. In the English context, however, we argue that two related orthodoxies have prevailed -- 'employer engagement' and 'skills supply' -- in which education…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Education Work Relationship, Foreign Countries, School Business Relationship
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Kruythoff-Broekman, Astrid; Wiefferink, Carin; Rieffe, Carolien; Uilenburg, Noëlle – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2019
Background: Late language emergence is a risk indicator for developmental language disorder. Parent-implemented early language intervention programmes (parent programmes) have been shown to have positive effects on children's receptive and expressive language skills. However, long-term effectiveness has rarely been studied. Additionally, little is…
Descriptors: Child Language, Longitudinal Studies, Parent Education, Parent Child Relationship
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Rubenson, Kjell – International Review of Education, 2019
A quick review of national policy documents reveals how lifelong learning has evolved as the key principle for a comprehensive education and learning strategy from cradle to grave. This raises major challenges for how to assess and report the state of lifelong learning in UNESCO Member States. It is in this context that this article critically…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adults
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Fejes, Andreas – International Review of Education, 2019
The role of adult education in the shaping and fostering of democratic citizens is prevalent in current transnational and national policy discussions; a significance which has been further infused by the past few years' historically high migration flows. This article focuses specifically on the role of adult education in shaping asylum seekers…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Citizenship Education, Refugees, Citizenship
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Halpern, Clarisse; Gonzalez, Daisy; Giambo, Debra; Szecsi, Tunde – International Journal of the Whole Child, 2019
Latino families face several challenges when they immigrate to the United States. School-based early childhood programs involving families with a holistic approach indicate effectiveness toward integrating both children and families into the school community. This paper explores, through informal conversations with administrators, teachers, and…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Family Programs, Family Literacy, Literacy Education
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Kara, Mehmet; Erdogdu, Fatih; Kokoç, Mehmet; Cagiltay, Kursat – Open Praxis, 2019
Although online distance education provides adult learners with an opportunity for life-long learning, there are still factors challenging them to engage in educational processes. The purpose of this study is to explore the challenges faced by adult learners in online distance education through the analysis of the relevant literature. The articles…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Distance Education, Adult Learning, Barriers
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Bergstrom, Veronica N. Z.; O'Brien-Langer, Anna; Marsh, Rebeccah – Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools & Early Intervention, 2019
How are mental health practitioners using Snoezelen rooms with children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) within a community mental health setting? Using purposive sampling, we collected information from seven practitioners on how they currently use Snoezelen rooms to support children with FASD and what evidence they believe is needed to…
Descriptors: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Sensory Experience, Perceptual Development, Self Control
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Pace, Amy E.; Krings, Kate; Dunlap, Julie; Nehilla, Lauren – Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 2019
Purpose: This article reports preliminary outcomes from a service-learning (SL) experience for graduate students in the Speech-Language Pathology program with incarcerated mothers who reside with their infants at a residential parenting program. We present an ecological model to serve as a framework for interpreting the impact of the experience on…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Graduate Students, Speech Language Pathology, Institutionalized Persons
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Davey, Belinda; Elliott, Kristine; Bora, Maria – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2019
With the increasing number of students enrolled in fully online programs and subjects across different Australian universities, online education has become a popular higher education alternative. The University of Melbourne has responded to this challenge by establishing the "Melbourne School of Professional and Continuing Education"…
Descriptors: Synchronous Communication, Electronic Learning, Instructional Design, Online Courses
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