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Hayes, Elisabeth; Flannery, Daniele D. – 2000
This book is intended to address the need for information and understanding about adult women's learning and education. It gathers knowledge about women and their learning and places women's learning experiences in the contexts of where women live. The book also promotes an understanding of women's diversity and makes recommendations for future…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Adults, Continuing Education, Educational History
Hayes, Elisabeth; Flannery, Daniele – 1996
A study critically reviewed 14 dissertations that explore adult women's perspectives on their learning in higher education. The dissertations were examined using two levels of analysis: descriptive and critical/comparative. The studies varied considerably in the aspect of learning or learning experiences that they examined. Twelve focused on adult…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Educational Research, Females
Hayes, Elisabeth; Hopkins, Jennifer – 1996
A study critically reviewed current literature on gender and literacy learning as a foundation for the development of theory and further research on gender issues in adult literacy learning. One of the most surprising findings was the real lack of serious attention to gender issues in recent scholarship on early literacy and reading education. The…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Context Effect