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ERIC Number: ED546478
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Sep
Pages: 664
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: 978-3-86004-297-7
Changing Configurations of Adult Education in Transitional Times. Conference Proceedings of the Triennial European Research Conference of the European Society for Research on the Education of Adults (ESREA) (7th, Berlin, Germany, September 4-7, 2013)
Käpplinger, Bernd, Ed.; Lichte, Nina, Ed.; Haberzeth, Erik, Ed.; Kulmus, Claudia, Ed.
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This book assembles over 50 papers from the 7th Triennial European Research Conference of the European Society for Research on the Education of Adults (ESREA), which was held from the 4th to the 7th of September 2013 at Humboldt-University in Berlin. The title of the conference was "Changing Configurations of Adult Education in Transitional Times". Many authors within this volume refer to this title and the thematic outline within the call for papers. Furthermore, conferences are also a general "seismograph" that show the issues currently dealt with in a research community and also the terms that are employed frequently at one specific point of time. Papers included in the proceedings are: (1) Introduction (Bernd Käpplinger, Nina Lichte, Erik Haberzeth, and Claudia Kulmus); (2) Transitions around and within ESREA (Henning Salling Olesen); (3) Welcome Address at the ESREA Triennial Research Conference 2013 in Berlin (Bernd Käpplinger); (4) Non-traditional adult students in Higher Education: the development of Plurilingual Repertoires (Susana Ambrósio, Maria Helena Araújo e Sá, and Ana Raquel Simões); (5) Voice, interaction and transformation: identifying transformation in the diverse meanings and contexts of the language of biographical learning interviews (Rob Evans); (6) University and lifelong learning. A research on "non traditional stories" and learning identities (Andrea Galimberti); (7) Graduating at older age--what are the expected, surprising and unwanted outcomes? (Ulpukka Isopahkala-Bouret); (8) Learning by volunteer computing, thinking and gaming: What and how are volunteers learning by participating in Virtual Citizen Science? (Laure Kloetzer, Daniel Schneider, Charlene Jennett, Ioanna Iacovides, Alexandra Eveleigh, Anna Cox, and Margaret Gold); (9) Unskilled Work and Learner Identity--Understanding unskilled work as a certain condition for perceiving oneself as an educable subject (Sissel Kondrup); (10) Engaging Universities and Adult Education: The Paulo Freire Chair at the University of Seville (Emilio Lucio-Villegas); (11) Testing as Reflecting? Preliminary findings from a study involving personality testing in CVET (Henriette Lundgren); (12) Issues of recognition and participation in changing times: the inclusion of refugees in higher education in the UK (Linda Morrice); (13) Writing & University internship: an educational path (Loredana Perla and Viviana Vinci); (14) Agency and future life trajectories in accounts of Access to Higher Education students in England (Anna Piela, Hugh Busher, Nalita James, and Anna-Marie Palmer); (15) Functional Illiterates and their Confidantes: A new Approach to the Question of Non-Participation in Adult Education (Wibke Riekmann and Klaus Buddeberg); (16) Inclusion and exclusion in continuing education for adults: the case of young people with a low level of education in Spain (Francesca Salvà-Mut, Elena Quintana-Murci, and Danielle Desmarais); (17) Recognition of prior learning: valuing learning through transitions for individual and collective purposes? (Fátima Antunes and Paula Guimarães); (18) Pedagogy versus Medicinea training and narrative care project in medical-healthcare contexts (Micaela Castiglioni); (19) The learning process of health--impacts of the configuration of the workplace health promotion (Sylvana Dietel); (20) The role of intrinsic training motivation for self-perceived work ability and working past retirement age (Paula Thieme, Michael Brusch, and Victoria Büsch); (21) Quality in continuing education: Which aspects matter from the participant's point of view? (Kirsten Aust, Stefanie Hartz, and Bernhard Schmidt-Hertha); (22) Adult Education and Transformative Learning (Elmira Bancheva, Maria Ivanova, and Alexander Pojarliev); (23) Adult Transitions in transitional times: configurations and implications for Adult Education (Chiara Biasin); (24) Blended Counselling: Advising Prospective Students with Vocational Qualifications on Their Way to University (Stefanie Brunner, Stefanie Kretschmer, and Olaf Zawacki-Richter); (25) Knowledge Transfer in Career Guidance--Empirical and Theoretical Research Findings (Clinton Enoch); (26) Successful outcomes in Vocational Education and Training Courses and Mathematics: How Pedagogy and Expectations Influence Achievement (Bronwyn Ewing, Grace Sarra, Tom Cooper, Chris Matthews, and Glen Fairfoot); (27) Profession and context: training teachers in a systemic, co-operative and auto/biographic view (Laura Formenti); (28) How Internet Based Participatory Culture Can Be Co-opted To Develop Teachers' Technological Skills (Filippo Gilardi and James Reid); (29) What are the Factors that Affect the Training of Adult Employees in the Universities of Mid-Egypt on ICT (Mohamed H. Hendy); (30) Workers' training using the e-learning methodology through entrepreneurs confederations in Spain (Rafael M. Hernández-Carrera); (31) New Configurations of Guidance and Counselling--From Support for Individual Decisions to a Governance Tool? (Bernd Käpplinger); (32) Reconstructing Professional Identity in Transition of Working Life (Helena Koskinen); (33) New Challenges for Teaching and Learning in German University Education (Ines Langemeyer and Ines Rohrdantz-Herrmann); (34) Training managers: a case study of a French corporate university (Simon Mallard and Jerome Eneau); (35) A new professional occupation in adult's education: the RVC Professional (Catarina Paulos); (36) Work motivation and employee motivation methods in managerial work (Anna Piirainen); (37) The peer groups bridging the disciplines and social contexts in higher education (Arja Piirainen); (38) From social educators imaginary to social educators training: lessons learned in a Grundtvig partnership project (Flavia Virgilio); (39) To Value Adult Education--Organisational learning, Adult Learning, and the Third Sector (Henning Pätzold); (40) Sociocultural community development as a strategy for adult education: the conceptions and practices of its practitioners (Ana Maria Simões); (41) Changing configurations in the governance of adult education in Europe: discussion of some effects of the Lisbon Strategy in Portugal (Rosanna Barros); (42) Adult education and community development in the city: Critical geography meets critical pedagogy (Christine Durant and Behrang Foroughi); (43) Unveiling of new Development Perspectives on Migration Critical research as an approach for discovering latent future possibilities (Malte Ebner von Eschenbach); (44) Education Decisions of Employed Persons: The Influence of Adult Education Vouchers (Erik Haberzeth and Claudia Kulmus); (45) Emancipation instead of discipline (Anja Heikkinen); (46) We make the road by walking--collective knowledge building and action (Lars Holmstrand and Gunilla Härnsten); (47) Adult Learning through Participation in the Economic (and Political) Environment (Martin Kopecký); (48) Invisible colleges in adult education in Portugal: contribution mapping (Ricardo R. Monginho); (49) The Rise and Fall of Research on the History of Adult Education in Contemporary Hungary: Trends and Issues of Historical Research Work from 1993 to 2013 (Balázs Németh); (50) The Limits and Divisions of Adult and Continuing Education in 20th Century Modern Europe. Historical and Political Dimensions and Patterns (Balázs Németh); (51) Violence Interrogates adult education today. A radical and critical reflection (Maria Grazia Riva); and (52) About the changes and challenges of adult education in Poland in the years 1989-2013 (Hanna Solarczyk-Szwec, Anna Matusiak, and Agata Szwech). An author index is included. (Individual papers contain references.) [Abstract modified to meet ERIC guidelines.]
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: European Society for Research on the Education of Adults (ESREA) (Sweden)
Identifiers - Location: Egypt; Germany; Hungary; Poland; Portugal; Spain; United Kingdom; United Kingdom (England)