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Addae, David; Quan-Baffour, Kofi – Africa Education Review, 2018
Adult learning rests on the foundation of learner experience and involvement in the teaching and learning process. The methods employed in facilitating adult learning have to a large extent sought to place the learner at the centre of the entire teaching and learning encounter. The lecture method is one of the many methods used to facilitate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nonformal Education, Case Studies, Adult Learning
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Mayombe, Celestin – Africa Education Review, 2017
The purpose of this article is to assess the course content relevance in contributing to wage- or self-employment of adult non-formal education and training (NFET) in the context of South Africa. The concern that informed this article is that adults who face long-term unemployment due to a lack of marketable skills remain unemployed after…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Relevance (Education), Course Content, Employment Potential
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Lemmer, E. M.; Muller, H. – Africa Education Review, 2011
The relevance of short learning programmes as an alternative to full-time tertiary degree courses at open and distance learning institutions forms the primary focus of this article. A new kind of student is on the increase in higher education: the mature student who prefers to study part-time in order to combine his or her studies with the…
Descriptors: Student Satisfaction, Minicourses, Open Education, Distance Education