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Rogers, Alan; Illeris, Knud – Adults Learning (England), 2003
This dialog between Alan Rogers and Knud Illeris debates arguments Rogers made in a previous article about the differences between adult and child learning. Rogers emphasizes differences in teacher-learner relationships. Illeris believes the differences result from different motivations for learning. (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Adults, Children, Learning Motivation
Farrell, Glen, Ed. – Commonwealth of Learning, 2004
This is the final report of a three-and-a-half-year project that pilot tested the usefulness of various information and communication technology (ICT) applications in the provision of literacy programmes. The report is based on data collected by in-country evaluators during the term of the project as well as from a follow-up study a year later.…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Foreign Countries, Followup Studies, Literacy Education
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Rogers, Alan – Journal of Adult and Continuing Education, 2014
The argument of this paper is that--within a wide range of university responses to the challenge of outreach--there grew up in the extra-mural or adult education departments of many UK universities an alternative epistemological paradigm to the older and more traditional extension programmes. This paradigm threatened the extension approach and has…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Extension Education, Adult Education, Case Studies
Street, Brian, Ed. – 1990
This report consists of papers given at, relating to, and produced by an international seminar that emphasized sharing practical experience and analyzing conditions necessary to set up and sustain a literacy program. The first section provides an "Introduction" (James Porter) and "Background to the Seminar" (Alan Rogers).…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Curriculum, Developing Nations
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Rogers, Alan – International Review of Education, 2007
This paper examines the recent increase in the concern of adult literacy for citizenship, especially aimed at women in developing societies. It looks at what is happening in this field and why; it examines some of the critiques of this range of activity; and it suggests some alternatives which in the end may be more effective in promoting both…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Females, Adult Literacy, Literacy Education
Cline, Tony, Ed.; Frederickson, Norah, Ed. – 1996
British editors and authors have applied Jim Cummins' creative ideas in various settings in British schools, by using a novel technique of curriculum related assessment with bilingual children. Articles in five chapters demonstrate the flexibility, promise, and limitations of this technique. Articles include: "The Development of a Model of…
Descriptors: Bilingual Students, Curriculum Based Assessment, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education
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Rogers, Alan – International Journal of Educational Development, 2006
This paper identifies that (with very few exceptions) in most of current literature on lifelong learning, gender issues are ignored or overlooked. An extensive review of the literature demonstrates this neglect. Some reasons are given for this, including the fact that most analyses of lifelong learning tend to stress the individual learning…
Descriptors: Gender Issues, Lifelong Learning, Literature Reviews, Reflective Teaching
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Rogers, Alan – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2006
This paper looks at the discourse of lifelong learning as it has emerged in many countries (especially Europe) over the last few years, with its concentration first on learning for work and latterly on learning for citizenship. The failure of lifelong learning to pick up on the earlier tradition of adult education is noted and some reasons for…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Social Change, Education Work Relationship, Citizenship Education
International League for Social Commitment in Adult Education, London (England). – 1986
The first five papers in these proceedings focus on the organization and process of the International League for Social Commitment in Adult Education (ILSCAE). They are "Product into Process: The International League, Its Background, Organization, and Structure" (Anette Svensson, Alan Tuckett); "The Language Question" (John Payne); "Gender Issues"…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Change Agents, Community Education, Conference Proceedings
Rogers, Alan – Adults Learning (England), 2003
There is no substantial difference between adults' and children's learning processes: both use task-conscious and learning-conscious methods. The difference in teaching adults and children lies in differential power relationships between teachers and learners, the identities they construct, and the ways in which power and identity affect teaching…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Children, Context Effect, Informal Education
Heslop, Yvonne, Ed. – ASPBAE Courier, 1989
This special issue of the "Courier" has been produced to mark the beginning of International Literacy Year 1990. It brings together papers from adult educators involved in literacy work about who needs literacy and why, what literacy is, who can help in creating the right conditions for literacy to succeed, and how to evaluate literacy…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Adult Students
Rogers, Alan – 2002
The question of how adult educators can make their teaching of adults more effective is explored in the context of recent work on adult lifelong learning. The following are among the topics discussed: (1) modes of adult education and the shift in focus from adult education to lifelong learning; (2) the contract between adult student and adult…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Learning, Adult Students
Rogers, Alan – 2002
This booklet presents a summary of contemporary understandings of adult literacy in the context of development. It suggests that literacy is best seen as one of a number of different means of communications rather than a single essential basic skill; that learning literacy is not essential to development (many non-literate persons are already…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs
Rogers, Alan – Compare, 2002
Surveys the work accomplished in post-literacy in India as part of the National Literacy Mission. Argues that post-literacy has become an arena of struggle between individual and group goals. Uses interviews and discussions to explore this field. Outlines the concerns being voiced in India about adult literacy learning. (CAJ)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Reading Programs, Comparative Education
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Street, Brian V.; Rogers, Alan; Baker, Dave – Convergence, 2006
It has long been orthodoxy among adult educators that those who teach adults need to take into account the existing knowledge, practices, perceptions and expectations of the learners. This is true at both central level where curricula and teaching-learning materials are developed and at local level where adult teacher/facilitator meets adult…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Researchers, Numeracy, Adult Students
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