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Cherian, Lily; Du Toit, Cecilia – Perspectives in Education, 2008
This article is a report on research conducted to support the development of a multilingual literacy learning software programme for adult learners in rural Limpopo Province, South Africa. The topic of inquiry for the research was literacy learning in a multilingual environment, with special attention paid to attitudinal and metacognitive aspects.…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Multilingualism, Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning
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Bimrose, Jenny; Brown, Alan; Barnes, Sally-Anne – Perspectives in Education, 2008
This article discusses the career biographies of four individuals in transition. They were responding to the challenges of engaging in work-related learning, re-shaping their careers and their career identities. The four cases were selected from a larger sample of fifty participants in a five-year longitudinal, qualitative case study, which has…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Development, Case Studies, Longitudinal Studies
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Hewlett, Lynn – Perspectives in Education, 2006
Contextual studies of learning experiences as recalled by working, adult learners entering post-graduate studies in higher education are not widely reported in higher education research. The purpose of this study was to explore the recalled learning experiences of adult students with work experience, but no prior completed academic qualifications,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Work Experience, Adult Students