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Roumell, Elizabeth A.; Bian, Xinyi; Sun, Qi – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2020
A burgeoning body of literature discusses the process of being and becoming a doctoral scholar, suggesting that graduate students should move beyond performing the role of 'good student' and transform into doctoral scholars and stewards of the profession. More recently, research has been conducted to identify more commonly held competencies and…
Descriptors: Doctoral Students, Professional Identity, Scholarship, Personality
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Morris, Thomas Howard – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2020
Self-directed learning and creativity are critical workplace competences that are important to foster in formal educational settings. Previous studies have identified a relationship between self-directed learning and creativity, but the specific nature of this relationship is unclear. The purpose of the present theoretical paper is to examine…
Descriptors: Creativity, Independent Study, Correlation, Learning Processes
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Parker, Daniel A.; Roessger, Kevin M. – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2020
While retrieval practice has been studied for over a century, it has gained a significant body of research within the past fifteen years in cognitive psychology and the learning sciences. However, there is little discussion in its study and application within topics of adult learning. In this article, we examine the historical and philosophical…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Adult Learning, Cognitive Processes, Educational History
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Wu, Jinting – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2019
The Chinese are one of the oldest immigrant communities in Europe, and in some countries among the most economically successful. Media portraits of immigrant Chinese, however, are often filtered through racialised stereotypes, as culturally insular and economically savvy opportunists working in low-end take-outs, retails, and garment workshops.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Lifelong Learning, Citizenship
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Morrice, Linda – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2019
Educational institutions across the Western world, from schools through to universities, are increasingly being drawn into highly ideological spaces of immigration control, integration and securitisation. This paper outlines the complex contours of this 'education-migration nexus' and contributes to the critique of the way that education is…
Descriptors: Migrants, Migration, Social Integration, Role of Education
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Zanazzi, Silvia – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2018
A skilled workforce is a prerequisite for productivity and a stepping stone for innovation. This is the reason why education and investment in skills have been made the foundations of Europe 2020, Europe's strategy to overcome the economic crisis and boost growth. The propensity for developing skills is consistently present in European countries…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Economic Impact, Economic Factors, Skill Development
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Dahl, Mette Irene – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2018
'Working with you all and finding my voice as an educator has changed my life', one of the retirees said as we were discussing their experiences as museum volunteers. When I was given a two-year contract as a museum educator to contribute to the renewal of a maritime museum in Norway by designing and developing a broad ranging outreach programme,…
Descriptors: Museums, Lifelong Learning, Volunteers, Adult Learning
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Sitzia, Emilie – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2018
In the wake of new museology and constructivist learning theories, the traditional unidirectional educational role of the museum has been contested and challenged. Museums have the potential to be progressive pedagogical sites and are an ideal terrain to explore educational theories and attitudes. Jacques Rancière, in his seminal book "The…
Descriptors: Arts Centers, Museums, Educational Practices, Role of Education
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Spring, Lauren; Smith, Melissa; DaSilva, Maureen – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2018
Consciousness-raising practices at the heart of feminism remain one of the most vital components of transformative learning theory and provide the foundation for its constructivist underpinnings. Recently, there has been a call for educators to employ consciousness-raising practices outside of traditional classroom settings and to focus greater…
Descriptors: Consciousness Raising, Transformative Learning, Feminism, Arts Centers
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Ritchie, Genevieve – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2018
In the wake of the most recent refugee crisis the private sponsorship programme re-emerged in Canada as a just and novel solution to precarious migration. The private sponsorship programme expands the role of civil society in humanitarian resettlement, while simultaneously depicting the programme as a grassroots movement of engaged and active…
Descriptors: Refugees, Land Settlement, Neoliberalism, Government Role
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Holford, John – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2017
Peter Jarvis is a towering figure in the study of adult and lifelong education and a leading and original theorist of learning. This paper sets out his intellectual and professional biography, maps the main contours of his work and introduces fourteen papers by leading scholars devoted to his work. Five broad phases in Jarvis' life are identified:…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Adult Education, Learning Theories, Educational Philosophy
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Regmi, Kapil Dev – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2017
Major supranational organisations such as the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, the European Union, and the World Bank have used lifelong learning as a strategy to boost economic competitiveness both at individual and national levels. In the literature related to lifelong learning this is characterised as the economistic model…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Lifelong Learning, Criticism, Competition
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Loeng, Svein – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2017
The German gymnasium teacher Alexander Kapp (1800-1869) was to all appearances the first one to use the "andragogy concept" as a term for "adult learning." In 1833 he published the book "Platon's Erziehungslehre, als Pädagogik für die Einzelnen und als Staatspädagogik. Oder dessen praktische Philosophie." This book…
Descriptors: Andragogy, Adult Learning, Adult Education, Educational Philosophy
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Torres, Carlos Alberto – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2015
This article discusses some of the generalized analyses of adult learning education, mostly informed by technocratic thinking, highlighting perceived trends in adult learning education between CONFINTEA V and CONFITEA VI. Those trends could be understood as challenges. Employing a political sociology of adult learning education as a critique of…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Adult Education, Politics of Education, Educational Sociology
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Clover, Darlene E. – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2015
Historically, pubic art galleries and museums have a well-deserved reputation for elitism, colonialism and exclusion and they are, therefore, frequently omitted from the discourse of adult education. However, the escalating social, cultural and ecological problems of this new century have placed pressure on these public institutions to change and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Education, Social Change, Museums
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