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MacLellan, Justin; Callary, Bettina; Young, Bradley W. – Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, 2019
The art of teaching students has parallels with coaching athletes (Jones, 2007). Research has indicated that adult athletes, termed masters athletes (MAs), feel that coaches should orient their approaches differently when working with them as opposed to younger athletes (Callary, Rathwell, & Young, 2015; Ferrari, Bloom, Gilbert, & Caron,…
Descriptors: Educational Principles, Coaching (Performance), Athletic Coaches, Athletes
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Chatterjee, Soma – Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, 2019
Skilled immigrants' labour-market integration is a long-standing public policy issue that has generated a substantial body of scholarship in Canada. This article shares the scholarly concern while stepping off from the hegemony of training and learning as a solution for skilled immigrants' challenges in the labour market. Drawing on a larger…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Immigrants, Labor Market, Nationalism
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Zhu, Yidan – Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, 2019
Participatory action research (PAR), as a research methodology, challenges conventional, positivist, and scientific approaches. Recent adult education studies on PAR have explored how to develop PAR to enhance research practice and further the "democratizing aims of adult education" (Joyappa & Martin, 1996). Historically, as a part…
Descriptors: Action Research, Participatory Research, Adult Education, Empowerment
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Cooper, John E. C. – Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, 2019
The examination of a mid-18th-century biography about a significant developer of Ojibwe and Cree-based syllabics is the starting point for an interrogation of socio-historical cultural cohesion in Canada. The textual creole of syllabics, used widely in business and commerce, provides clues to the dynamics of cross-cultural linguistics. In this…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Social Integration, Creoles, Foreign Countries
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Baron Cohen, Dan – Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, 2018
This article narrates the performance pedagogies created by the Rivers of Meeting project in the Afro-Indigenous fishing community of Cabelo Seco, Marabá, in the Brazilian Amazon. Performed on the thresholds between paradigms of "good living" and industrial development, three short stories show how young arts educators contribute to the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Art Education, Community Programs, Art Teachers
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Fox, Ann; Currie, Vanessa; Brennan, Elizabeth – Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, 2018
Arts Health Antigonish! (AHA!) is a not-for-profit community organization whose mandate is to foster creative expression for community health and well-being (www. artshealthantigonish.org). Over a four-year period, AHA! programs have engaged approximately 20 local artists and over 2,000 community members through poetry, visual arts, dance and…
Descriptors: Art Education, Nonprofit Organizations, Public Health, Well Being
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Balyasnikova, Natalia; Gillard, Spring – Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, 2018
This article examines the role of storytelling as an arts-based educational approach in an older-adult immigrant language-learning program. As a special group within the adult language-learner population, immigrant seniors benefit from educational strategies that emphasize recognition of life experience over knowledge accumulation, which is a…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Teaching Methods, Adult Education, Older Adults
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Zhang, Paige; Kteily-Hawa, Roula – Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, 2018
In 2016, 235,000 Canadians experienced homelessness, and on any given night, there are 35,000 Canadians who are homeless. Many have significant mental-health needs. This article describes a series of storytelling workshops offered at a shelter and medical clinic to provide a space for homeless people to reflect, share their voices, gain…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Males, Communication Skills, Foreign Countries
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Hanson, Cindy – Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, 2018
Community-based research and learning can never be prescribed. The study entitled "Intergenerational Learning in Indigenous Textile Communities of Practice," funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, illustrated this point in many ways. Although it was conceived as community-based research, it was not initially…
Descriptors: American Indians, Handicrafts, Communities of Practice, Foreign Countries
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Kteily-Hawa, Roula N. – Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, 2018
This article explores three narratives from South Asian Canadian immigrant women living with HIV, and how the project shifted from a conventional qualitative interview methodology toward an arts-informed narrative inquiry. Sharing my own story as an immigrant and refugee woman helped to establish trust and an emotive engagement with the women,…
Descriptors: Females, Personal Narratives, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Immigrants
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Blackburn Miller, Jennifer – Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, 2018
This article describes the healing and transformative effects of a social justice theatre program called Theatre of Witness on participants and community members in Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland. It begins with a review of relevant literature, including sections about artistic ways of knowing, transformative learning through theatre and…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Social Justice, Theater Arts, Foreign Countries
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Brigham, Susan M.; Baillie Abidi, Catherine; Calatayud, Sylvia – Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, 2018
International migration continues to rise at unprecedented rates exceeding the growth of the world's population (United Nations, 2017). This vast movement of people influences social, economic, and political systems in complex ways, including interpersonal and international gender relations. In this article, we discuss two studies that involved…
Descriptors: Females, Immigrants, Refugees, Photography
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Lee, Nicole E. – Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, 2018
Part-time learners have had a history of campus isolation, fewer opportunities to engage on campus, and much higher attrition rates than their full-time peers (Jacoby, 2015; Rajasekhara & Hirsch, 2000). As a result, this study sought to uncover effective ways of enhancing the academic and social experiences of part-time learners and, in turn,…
Descriptors: Part Time Students, Student Experience, Learner Engagement, Student Attitudes
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Moss, Leah – Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, 2018
The field of recognition of prior learning (RPL) in Quebec continues to develop with the incorporation of distinct terminology and policies based on the reality of contemporary Quebec society. In an analysis of the thematic nature of the RPL literature, it became evident that certain recommendations and conclusions from past research continued to…
Descriptors: Recognition (Achievement), Prior Learning, Foreign Countries, Educational Research
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Perry, Judy; Luk, Annie – Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, 2018
Volunteer tutors play a significant role in delivering adult literacy programs. It is estimated that up to 60% of all instructors in adult literacy programs in the United States are volunteers (Ziegler, McCallum, & Bell, 2009). However, volunteer tutors' work or experience are rarely the subjects of research. Volunteer tutors' contributions to…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Volunteers, Tutors, Adult Literacy
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