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Ng, Eugenia M. W., Ed. – Information Science Reference, 2010
With the advent of new technologies, more convenient and effective ways of learning are being adopted. However, despite the growing advancements there remains a lack of literature in applications of using these technology teaching approaches. This book offers in-depth analysis of new technologies in blended learning that promote creativity,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cross Cultural Studies, Action Research, Distance Education
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Hillier, Yvonne – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2010
This article examines the growth of practitioner research in England through the creation of the Learning and Skills Research Network (LSRN) and identifies its effect on subsequent developments in what is generally known as the Lifelong Learning Sector (LLS). It offers an analysis of this development as a case study in developing practitioner…
Descriptors: Research and Development, Educational Research, Adult Education, Lifelong Learning
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Oughton, Helen – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2010
The concept of "funds of knowledge" is critically reviewed, tracing a history of the term's changing use since its original conception by Velez-Ibanez and Greenberg in the late 1980s, and discussing its relevance in adult literacy and numeracy classrooms. An attempt is made to locate the concept within wider theoretical frameworks, and in…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Adult Education, Numeracy, Family Characteristics
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Haggis, Tamsin – Studies in Higher Education, 2009
This article is a response to a request to consider the following three questions in relation to the recent history of research into student learning in higher education: What do we know?, What do we need to know?, and What might we do about it? A survey of article titles reporting on research into student learning was carried out in three key…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Sociolinguistics, Research Methodology, Academic Achievement
Kuwan, Helmut; Larsson, Ann-Charlotte – OECD Publishing (NJ1), 2008
Policy interest in international surveys on Adult Learning (AL) has increased strongly. AL survey data are used as benchmarks for a country's educational system. However, results of key indicators like participation in learning activities often vary remarkably between different data sources. Stating that these differences are due to varying…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Learning Activities, Adult Learning, Learning Modules
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Sperling, Melanie; Appleman, Deborah – Reading Research Quarterly, 2011
The concept of voice permeates perspectives on reading and writing and has helped guide both literacy research and teaching. However, what voice is for scholars, researchers, and teachers takes many guises, some in apparent contradiction to others. We offer a theoretical perspective on the concept of voice, situating it within sociocultural…
Descriptors: Literacy, Research, Literacy Education, Language Research
Parrish, Betsy; Johnson, Kimberly – Center for Adult English Language Acquisition, 2010
It has been estimated that of the nearly two million immigrants who enter the United States every year, nearly half have limited access to citizenship, job training, other postsecondary education, and jobs due to low literacy levels, limited formal schooling, and limited English language skills. Adult education programs serving this population can…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), English Language Learners, Second Language Learning, Adult Education
Schaetzel, Kirsten; Low, Ee Ling – Center for Adult English Language Acquisition, 2009
Adult English language learners in the United States approach the learning of English pronunciation from a wide variety of native language backgrounds. They may speak languages with sound systems that vary a great deal from that of English. The pronunciation goals and needs of adult English language learners are diverse. These goals and needs…
Descriptors: Pronunciation, Pronunciation Instruction, Administrators, Adult Learning
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Hodgson, Ann; Howieson, Cathy; Raffe, David; Spours, Ken; Tinklin, Teresa – Journal of Education and Work, 2004
In this article, we compare Curriculum 2000 and Higher Still, recent reforms of post-16 education in England and Scotland respectively. Current and earlier research on the unification of academic and vocational learning in England, Scotland and other European countries is drawn on in order to suggest areas for mutual learning to inform future…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Educational Change, Educational Policy
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Cargill, Margaret; O'Connor, Patrick – Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 2006
Getting papers published in the (largely English-language) international literature is important for individual researchers, their institutions, and the academic community, and the resulting pressure is being felt increasingly in China as a result of top-down policy initiatives. For many researchers, reaching this goal involves two intersecting…
Descriptors: Participant Characteristics, Workshops, Foreign Countries, Scientists
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Eva, Kevin W.; Regehr, Glenn – Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions, 2008
It is generally well accepted in health professional education that self-assessment is a key step in the continuing professional development cycle. While there has been increasing discussion in the community pertaining to whether or not professionals can indeed self-assess accurately, much of this discussion has been clouded by the fact that the…
Descriptors: Professional Continuing Education, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Concept Formation, Misconceptions
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Andriessen, Daniel – Learning Organization, 2004
This paper raises the issue of research methodology for intellectual capital and other types of management research by focusing on the dilemma of rigour versus relevance. The more traditional explanatory approach to research often leads to rigorous results that are not of much help to solve practical problems. This paper describes an alternative…
Descriptors: Administration, Social Science Research, Research Methodology, Social Networks