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Mentz, Elsa; Van Zyl, Sukie – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2018
This article reports on an explorative study into the relationship between the implementation of cooperative learning strategies and students' self-directedness in learning. Participants in this study were first-year Computer Applications Technology student teachers. Students completed a self-directed learning questionnaire at the beginning of the…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Independent Study, Preservice Teachers, Computer Science Education
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van der Meij, Marjoleine G.; Kupper, Frank; Beers, Pieter J.; Broerse, Jacqueline E. W. – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2016
E-learning and storytelling approaches can support informal vicarious learning within geographically widely distributed multi-stakeholder collaboration networks. This case study evaluates hybrid e-learning and video-storytelling approach "TransLearning" by investigation into how its storytelling e-tool supported informal vicarious…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Electronic Learning, Video Technology, Story Telling
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Meyers, Christopher A.; Bagnall, Richard G. – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2017
This paper presents the findings of a research project on older workers transitioning into work as vocational educators through online undergraduate university study. The study involved interpretive phenomenological analysis of the experiences of 10 older learners. Their experience of online learning was found to be shaped by diverse influences…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Adult Students, Older Workers
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Li, Zhen – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2017
Active citizenship is increasingly being framed in the context of lifelong and life-wide learning. However, research on young people's participation in and experience of different forms of civic practice, particularly in informal settings in different sociocultural contexts, is scarce. Consequently, little is known about how these experiences…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education, Global Approach, Extracurricular Activities
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Brigham, Susan M.; Baillie Abidi, Catherine; Zhang, Yuhui – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2018
Migration is a gendered phenomenon, embedded within patriarchal structures and social relations that extend beyond State borders. We draw on a transnational feminist framework to explore the gendered dimensions of young refugee and immigrant women's migration and learning experiences. Ten women were involved in a participatory photography research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Photography, Migrants, Refugees
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Szakos, Eva Feketene – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2014
There are a number of EU documents on the term and way of implementation of lifelong learning. However, the characteristics of learning from adult education perspectives are not sufficiently emphasized and are undertheorized in them. Numerous new, theoretical works have been published on adult learning in the related adult education literature…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Adult Education
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Rasmussen, Palle – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2014
This article describes and discusses the development of lifelong learning policy in two EU member states, Denmark and Portugal. The purpose is to show how different societal and historical contexts shape the development and implementation of lifelong learning policies, even though these policies have significant common elements. As a basis for the…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Educational Policy, Context Effect, Comparative Education
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Gravani, Maria N. – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2015
The study aspires, by giving voice to the experiences and perceptions of adult learners and their educators, as they embark on distance learning courses delivered by the Open University of Cyprus and the Hellenic Open University to unveil the adult learning and "fine-grained" processes at work during the organization and delivery of the…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Adult Education, Distance Education, Foreign Countries
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Lundvall, Bengt-Åke; Rasmussen, Palle – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2016
The globalising learning economy driven by more intense competition and the wide use of information and communication technologies is characterised by rapid change in technologies and markets. At the level of labour markets and within enterprises, this is reflected in continuous change in skill requirements for employees. This is true for all…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Skill Development, Adult Learning
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Müller, Romina; Remdisch, Sabine; Köhler, Katharina; Marr, Liz; Repo, Saara; Yndigegn, Carsten – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2015
Easing access to higher education (HE) for those engaging in lifelong learning has been a common policy objective across the European Union since the late 1990s. To reach this goal, the transition between vocational and academic routes must be simplified, but European countries are at different developmental stages. This article maps the…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Cross Cultural Studies, Educational Policy, Curriculum Design
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Thoidis, Ioannis; Pnevmatikos, Dimitrios – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2014
This article deals with the relationship between adults' free time and further education. More specifically, the paper addresses the question of whether there are similarities and analogies between the leisure time that adults dedicate to non-formal educational activities and free time per se. A structured questionnaire was used to examine the…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Lifelong Learning, Leisure Time, Leisure Education
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Talmage, Craig A.; Mark, Rob; Slowey, Maria; Knopf, Richard C. – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2016
The global society is facing a new burgeoning element: an ageing population. Response to the educational needs and interests of older adults requires innovative pedagogies and practices of teaching, research, and community engagement. While traditionally geared towards provision for younger adults, the case is presented that universities have the…
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Older Adults, Educational Needs, College Role
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Billett, Stephen – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2014
Learning in the circumstances of practice stands as the commonest and most enduring way occupational capacities have been learnt across human history, and, likely, are currently learnt. Yet, a comprehensive account of this means of learning remains absent, which limits the legitimacy of workplaces as sites of learning, the learning arising from…
Descriptors: Workplace Learning, Occupations, Adult Learning, History
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Larrañaga, Roberto Sancho – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2015
The competence discourse issued by the Colombian Ministry of National Education defines an ontological duty, a set of logics for the education of subjectivity. Some interesting elements result from this analysis. The first level, or denotative level, manages a management or business cultural code. This code is closely related to the second level…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Competency Based Education, Discourse Analysis, Ethics
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Lauzon, Allan C. – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2013
This paper argues that after-school programmes need to be considered an essential part of lifelong learning infrastructure, particularly in light of the dominance of the economic discourse in both lifelong learning literature and the initial schooling literature. The paper, which is based upon existing literature, begins by providing an overview…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, After School Programs, Lifelong Learning, Educational History
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