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Jubas, Kaela – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2005
Globalization continues to interest researchers and practitioners as it unfolds around us. This article contributes to the analysis of globalization's discourse, objectives and outcomes, by exploring the impact of globalization on community and its implications for adult learning. Using selected themes from a work of fiction to frame this…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Fiction, Novels, Thinking Skills
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Hill, Robert – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2004
The purpose of this qualitative research was to determine the ways that knowledge is constructed and used by emergent citizen's groups (ECGs are grassroots, action-oriented, problem-solving groups) engaged in environmental conflicts, and by a state government environmental regulatory agency that interfaced with them. Four…
Descriptors: State Agencies, Socialization, Indigenous Knowledge, Case Studies
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Walker, Lynn; Matthew, Bob; Black, Fiona – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2004
This paper explores the links between socio-economic disadvantage, non-completion in higher education and preparation initiatives. It does this through investigating the effectiveness of the Top-Up Programme, a preparation course for 17 and 18 year olds from schools that have low participation rates in higher education. The University of Glasgow,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Attendance, Foreign Countries, Socioeconomic Status