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Wu, Xue – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2022
How to improve older adults' ability of survival, promote their social participation and self-fulfillment, and enhance their quality of life are the challenges of the ageing society. As a contributor to active ageing, later life learning is applied as an effective strategy, and empowerment has been increasingly recognised as important variable in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Older Adults, Quality of Life, Aging (Individuals)
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Altunay, Esen; Bakir, Dilsad – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2022
This study intends to analyse the roles of Adult Education Centres and Civil Society Organisations in adult education activities in Turkey. The research design is a phenomenological pattern, one of the qualitative research methods. The tool for data collection is a semi-structured interview form. The study group consists of 30 participants. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Education, Educational Finance, Barriers
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Hake, Barry J. – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2022
The literature regarding the social organisation of 'adult' learning opportunities throughout the life course postulates different significations of policy concepts such as 'lifelong education', 'permanent education', 'recurrent education', and 'lifelong learning' in the 1970s. This paper examines policy formation processes in France during the…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Adult Learning
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Muhrman, Karolina; Andersson, Per – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2022
The aim of this study is to describe and analyse how municipal adult education (MAE) in Sweden is enacted at the intersection of course organisation, student selection and course content. For this analysis, the data consist of a nationwide survey sent to Swedish municipalities, interviews with school leaders from 20 municipalities and in-depth…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Commercialization, Foreign Countries, Municipalities
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Bladh, Daniel – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2022
Political parties are often construed as playing an imperative role in democratic systems. However, what happens inside a party once people have joined as members and during their continued engagement is underexplored in research. This paper investigates the organisation of party education within political parties in Sweden and how political…
Descriptors: Political Attitudes, Group Membership, Citizen Participation, Elections
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Abate, Samuel Getnet; Adamu, Abebaw Yirga – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2021
The implementation of adult education in Ethiopia is the responsibility of different sectors. Studies indicated that the collaboration among these sectors is unsatisfactory, but the main factors that deter the collaboration are not well studied. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to assess major factors that deter intersectoral collaboration…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Education, Barriers, Agency Cooperation
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Smythe, Suzanne; Grotlüschen, Anke; Buddeberg, Klaus – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2021
Online technologies have entered almost all spheres of life, introducing new challenges to how literacies are theorised, defined and taken up in adult literacy education settings. This process has accelerated during the COVID-19 pandemic and on a global scale, as more services, resources and information move online. An important, if under-studied…
Descriptors: Recruitment, Adults, Job Applicants, Computer Use
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Kluttz, Jenalee; Walker, Jude; Walter, Pierre – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2021
The opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline that took place at Standing Rock in North Dakota was the largest gathering of Indigenous Peoples in recent U.S. history. Thousands of people, Indigenous and otherwise, came together from across North America and beyond to protect waters and sacred sites threatened by the construction of the Dakota…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Activism, American Indians, Natural Resources
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Prandini, Manuela; Baconguis, Rowena D. T. – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2021
Faced with impoverishment after the financial crisis of 2008, Filipino women migrants in Italy struggle to sustain their financial commitments to their families in the Philippines. Research shows that financial literacy and entrepreneurship (FLE) education can improve financial management and decision-making processes. Spanning a period of…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Entrepreneurship, Money Management, Multiple Literacies
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Abdallaoui Maan, Najia – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2021
The study aimed at exploring reading acquisition in Arabic from the perspective of a newly-literate adult native speaker, seeking to improve her reading ability and recite the Quran. Drawing mainly on a participatory cognitive schematic-interactive approach, and accounting for a literacy social view, the study's construct allowed the investigation…
Descriptors: Semitic Languages, Native Speakers, Reading Comprehension, Reading Improvement
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Thunborg, Camilla; Osman, Ali; Bron, Agnieszka – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2021
This paper explores how young asylum seekers learn to belong to a local community. It takes its point of departure from a biographical and socially situated learning perspective and uses four analytical aspects of belonging: biographical experiences, engagement, imagination, and alignment. The data on which this paper is based are biographical…
Descriptors: Sense of Community, Communities of Practice, Situated Learning, Social Integration
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Puttick, Mary-Rose – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2021
This paper centres on a methodological approach that drew together postcolonial feminist theory with arts-based methods, as well as learning from Indigenous methodologies. The methodology developed over 2 years with two groups of women from refugee and newly arrived migration contexts. This paper focuses on the co-created research process with one…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Knowledge, Family Literacy, Females
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Balyasnikova, Natalia; Gillard, Spring – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2021
Through the case of Jacqui, this article describes a community-based project called Seniors Thrive, which was intended to help immigrant seniors learn English, build social connections, and strengthen their leadership in order to support their health and well-being. The programming merged language learning and leadership opportunities through…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Aging (Individuals), Immigrants, Second Language Learning
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Lemieux, Amélie; Thériault, Virginie – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2021
Inspired by posthumanist and new materialist perspectives, this article offers multi-perspective post-qualitative findings highlighting adults' entanglements with environmentally oriented makerspace activities in higher education. The article draws on adult education studies and maker research to generate neomaterialist understandings of…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Environmental Education, Vignettes, Teaching Methods
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Bishop, Kathy; Etmanski, Catherine – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2021
This paper explores the transformative learning potential of an experiential, theatre-based workshop titled, "Down the Rabbit Hole." Lewis Carroll's story, "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland," is a tale in which Alice goes down a rabbit hole and embarks upon a fantastical and transformative journey of self with others. Loosely…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Educational Environment, Educational Change, Theater Arts
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