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Benn, Roseanne; And Others – 1996
This document contains four papers that examine four diverse topics from the field of adult education: multiculturalism, ageism, mathematics, and new paradigm research. In "Editorial Introduction," Roger Fieldhouse gives an overview of the papers and the experience of their authors. The first paper, "Multi-Cultural Perspectives on…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Age Discrimination, Attitude Change, Citizenship
Hamilton, Mary, Ed.; Withnall, Alexandra, Ed. – 1995
The following conference papers cover a wide spectrum of issues in continuing education: "Introduction" (Katherine Leni Oglesby); "Footprints in the Sand?--The Legacy of the University Funding Council's Support for Research in Continuing Education" (Chris Duke); "Thinking Fragments: Learning, Life Histories and the…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Learning
Coben, Diana, Ed.; O'Donoghue, John, Ed.; FitzSimons, Gail E., Ed. – 2000
This book contains 22 papers that are designed to situate research and practice in adults learning mathematics within the wider field of lifelong learning and lifelong education. The following papers are included: "Introduction" (Diana Coben, Gail E. FitzSimons, John O'Donoghue); "Review of Research on Adults Learning…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Adult Students, Algebra, Biographies
Bryant, Ian, Ed. – 1995
The papers in these proceedings include a number of themes such as enduring and progressive social change, good practice and positive outcomes, and strategies of survival, resistance and subversion. They are: "Achievement, Personal Development, and Positive Outcomes" (Viv Anderson); "Raising Standards" (Paul Armstrong);…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Development, Adult Education, Adult Educators
Benn, Roseanne, Ed. – 1998
This document contains 43 papers presented at a conference on research in teaching adults at the University of Exeter, England, in 1998. Among the papers are the following: "Reconstructing Academic Practice: Research and Teaching in a University School of Adult Education" (David Boud); "Re-searching Adult Education Practice:…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Students, Andragogy