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Keitges, Mark Joji – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The concept of "global learning" has become a pervasive buzzword in higher education in the United States. While the term is well-known, its meanings are multiple. In some instances, global learning refers to a modernization of liberal education initiatives, while in others it refers to the implementation of global experiences abroad. In…
Descriptors: Ethics, Global Approach, Aesthetics, Guidelines
Sessoms, Amber M. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Adults learn and develop in various contexts, which affect how they construct and reconstruct aspects of their identities. Such identity construction and reconstruction can occur through mediated or unmediated means. Within the context of this study, adult identity development through unmediated learning within digital spaces is analyzed. Specific…
Descriptors: African Americans, Females, Human Body, Critical Theory
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Bredlöv, Eleonor – Studies in Continuing Education, 2016
This study focuses on the recruitment of adults to the beauty industry in Sweden. It is concerned with a move in (beauty) education away from state and towards private provision in a wider context where education is becoming more heavily marketised. Drawing on a poststructural approach inspired by the work of Foucault and feminist theory, the…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Adults, Industry, Foreign Countries
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Sanford, Katherine; Clover, Darlene E. – Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, 2016
Public libraries have long been considered important spaces of adult education and learning. However, major social changes over the past few decades, and the impact these have had on libraries' work, have received little attention. Our three-year cross-national study of libraries in Canada and Britain explored how librarians navigate the discourse…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Public Libraries, Aesthetics, Foreign Countries
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Tamboukou, Maria – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2015
In this paper, I look into the papers of Fannia Cohn, an immigrant labour organizer, who served the Education Department of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU) between 1918 and 1962 and became one of its few women vice-presidents. As an internationally recognized figure in the history of workers' education, Cohn left a rich…
Descriptors: Educational History, Aesthetics, Labor Education, Womens Studies
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Perry, Mia; Wessels, Anne; Wager, Amanda C. – Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 2013
The field of literacy education encompasses many different modalities of reading and writing the world, including those of drama, theatre, and performance practiced in both school and community settings. As contemporary theatre practices have broadened performance creation approaches available to literacy and arts educators working with youth and…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Theater Arts, Drama, Teaching Methods
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Feinberg, Walter – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2013
This paper examines the progressive understanding of art advanced by Albert Barnes, and asks how the educational vision for his large collection of art might be preserved as it has now moves from its location in the idyllic suburban setting in Merion, PA to the hustle and bustle of central Philadelphia. I submit that the vision will be endangered…
Descriptors: Art Appreciation, Museums, Geographic Location, Change
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Katz-Buonincontro, Jennifer – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2011
Aesthetic knowing may be valuable to educational leadership practice because it links feeling and intuition to procedural information to inform decision-making. Within the large and diverse field of aesthetics, some models apply aesthetic knowing to leadership practice. Scholarly interest in this area emerged in the late 1980's, and various…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Instructional Leadership, Intuition, Decision Making
Wadende, Pamela Akinyi – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The aim of this dissertation is to present the procedure and proceedings of an instructional research into the teaching and learning among Luo women of Western Kenya. The purposes of the research are threefold. First, it seeks to document a system of indigenous adult education that has proved sustainable among Luo women from generation to…
Descriptors: Creativity, Feminism, Females, Participant Observation
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Susanka, Sarah – Educational Gerontology, 2011
In many American communities today, the methods of construction, as well as the almost exclusive orientation to the convenience of the automobile, limit the functioning and independence of the aging population, and offer little opportunity for human interaction. Sarah Susanka's "Not So Big" series of books points toward a new way of…
Descriptors: Community Development, Community Characteristics, Community Planning, Ecology
Brookfield, Stephen D.; Holst, John D. – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2010
This book offers new readings of the theory, politics, policy, and practice of radical adult education and learning where people's lives are understood as complex and interrelated matters. Brookfield and Holst's poetics and deeply human prose sound rebellious; the authors confront some of the main radical trends in the field of adult education…
Descriptors: Popular Education, Critical Theory, Transformative Learning, Adult Education
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Clover, Darlene E. – Adult Education Quarterly: A Journal of Research and Theory, 2010
This feminist content analysis of selective adult education journals and conference proceedings draws on feminist aesthetic theory to develop a deeper understanding of women adult education scholars' work with/in the arts. Four major categories identified were community cultural development, aesthetic civic engagement and knowledge mobilization,…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Feminism, Art Education, Adult Education
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Kane, Patrick – Journal of Aesthetic Education, 2010
This study of Egyptian aesthetics interprets the historical and political context of artistic discourse in the early twentieth century. In a period marked by intense struggle between landlords and rural laborers during the Depression and World War II, the author compares the rise of the Egyptian Surrealists, from the late 1930s, and the…
Descriptors: Art Education, Art Teachers, Epistemology, Aesthetics
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McNamee, Paul; Madden, Dave; McNamee, Frank; Wall, John; Hurst, Alan; Vrasidas, Charalambos; Chanquoy, Lucile; Baccino, Thierry; Acar, Emrah; Onwy-Yazici, Ela; Jordan, Ann – Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 2009
This paper describes an ongoing EU project concerned with developing an instructional design framework for virtual classes (VC) that is based on the theory of Multiple Intelligences (MI) (1983). The psychological theory of Multiple Intelligences (Gardner 1983) has received much credence within instructional design since its inception and has been…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Multiple Intelligences, Instructional Design, Occupational Safety and Health
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Shapiro, Michael J. – Educational Perspectives, 2009
In this article, the author explores the pedagogical value of cinema's capacity to offer a "decentered" mode of perspective for the audience. The author illustrates a film's ability to present a different perspective with reference to Sean Penn's "The Pledge" (2001) and Ivan Sen's "Beneath Clouds" (2002), which show how cinema allows viewers to…
Descriptors: Films, Popular Culture, Audience Awareness, Aesthetics
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