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Schuetze, Hans G. – Journal of Adult and Continuing Education, 2014
This chapter looks into the changing contexts and definitions of clienteles of lifelong learners over the last quarter of a century. The author has been involved in three closely related studies on who lifelong learners are, how they access and participate in higher education (HE), and how and what are they learning in HE and summarises some of…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Higher Education, Learning Processes, Educational Research
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Commission for International Adult Education, 2011
The 2011 International Pre-Conference of the Commission on International Adult Education (CIAE), American Association for Adult & Continuing (AAACE), was successfully conducted from October 30-November 1, at the Hyatt Regency, Indianapolis, Indiana. This publication presents the papers presented during the proceedings. These are: (1) Adult…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Andragogy, Adult Education, Lifelong Learning
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Ullman, Char – Adult Learning, 2010
Since its inception at the turn of the last century, adult education English as a Second Language (ESL) instruction in the United States has been entwined with immigration processes and ideas of the nation. In spite of current uncertainty about the overhauling of federal immigration policy, increasingly anti-immigrant laws in states such as…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Educational History, Adult Basic Education
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Glotzer, Richard – History of Education, 2009
The Carnegie Corporation found its first great manager in Frederick Paul Keppel (1875-1943). Keppel's career is important to historians of education because interwar Carnegie initiatives, articulated through the Corporation's Dominions and Colonies Fund and Teachers College, Columbia University, internationalised American educational theories and…
Descriptors: Educational Theories, Social Sciences, Corporate Support, Technical Assistance
Arnove, Robert F., Ed.; Torres, Carlos Alberto, Ed. – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2007
This book brings together many of the outstanding scholars in the field of comparative and international education to provide new perspectives on the dynamic interplay of global, national, and local forces as they shape the functioning and outcomes of education systems in specific contexts. Various chapters in the book call for a rethinking of the…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Foreign Countries, Social Change, Outcomes of Education