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Brown, Maria – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2020
This paper informs pedagogical development in older adult education. It draws on qualitative data of a longitudinal community-based educational action research study. Informed by critical theory, Freirean and postcolonial literature, the educational initiative comprised a critical and praxis-oriented engagement with generative themes co-identified…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Adult Education, Critical Theory, Nonformal Education
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Kluttz, Jenalee; Walker, Jude; Walter, Pierre – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2020
Social movements are pedagogical spaces for collective learning across difference. Divergent worldviews, interest and identity, historical legacies and relations of power complicate notions of allyship and solidarity for common cause. In this article, we draw on social movement and transformative learning to reflect on our experiences of learning…
Descriptors: Social Change, Whites, Indigenous Populations, Conservation (Environment)
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Dalton, Julie – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2020
The central theme of this paper is about providing opportunities for the participants to discuss sensitive issues in a safe environment with the researcher and group, actively listening and making meaning from their creative efforts. It introduces a creative research method used to provide a medium for adults to discuss a sensitive issue. The…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Adults, Models, Creative Activities
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Asimaki, Anny; Koustourakis, Gerasimos; Nikolakakos, Nikolaos – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2020
The objective of this paper, which makes use of the concepts of power and discipline from Michel Foucault's theoretical framework, is the investigation of the impact that the manner of operation of a Second Chance School (SCS) has on the disciplinary work of a prison in Greece. The research was carried out using semi-structured interviews with the…
Descriptors: Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions, Educational Philosophy, Student Attitudes
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Shan, Hongxia; Peikazadi, Nasim; Rahemtulla, Zahida; Wilbur, Amea; Sawkins, Tanis; Goossen, Rachel – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2020
Employment training services are provided for immigrants to integrate them into the Canadian labour market. Evaluated on short-term labour market outcomes, these programs typically focus on enhancing individuals' employability, while risking naturalizing and reproducing the dominant social and cultural order. "Entry to Hospitality Careers for…
Descriptors: Hospitality Occupations, Females, Feminism, Immigrants
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Fitzsimons, Camilla – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2020
The article is principally written for adult educators. It models an auto-ethnographic approach situating this within a critical pedagogic orientation. As an adult educator working in the Republic of Ireland, I draw from two instances in my own life that helped me to re-think my racialised identity. By reflecting on discomforts in terms of my own…
Descriptors: Adult Educators, Whites, Power Structure, Racial Bias
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Rogers, Alan – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2019
This paper re-examines the position of the Tanzanian Folk Development Colleges, a national network of adult education institutions, at a time when their long-term financial assistance by the Swedish International Development Agency has come to an end and they are being transferred from the Tanzanian Government Ministry of Community Development to…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Foreign Countries, International Cooperation, Vocational Education
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Busher, Hugh; James, Nalita – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2019
This paper discusses how mature Access to Higher Education (AHE) students worked hard to gain access to Higher Education (HE) because they wished to pursue careers that required this level of education. They wanted to transform themselves as learners to achieve their aspirations despite the hurdles that many faced, such as maintaining families,…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Students, College Students, Occupational Aspiration
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Ade-Ojo, Gordon O.; Yacoub, Raed – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2019
This article provides an argument for the recognition of complementary alternative literacy learning spaces (CALLS) as a strategy for operationalising the notion of multi-literacies in classroom practice. The paper draws empirical evidence from a small-case project to support the claim that scratch, functioning as a CALLS is a viable tool for…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Adult Literacy, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Colliander, Helena – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2019
This paper takes a perspective on professional identity in times of change to explore what societal changes of significance for second language education for adults mean for the teacher's professional identity. It differs, thus, from many other studies on teacher identity, which concentrate on one educational reform. The study, which applies…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Adult Educators, Second Language Instruction, Social Change
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Katsara, Ourania; De Witte, Kristof – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2019
This article discusses the teachers' role in self-directed learning (SDL) -- a central concept in adult education. We explore the use of Socratic questioning to develop critical thinking, which is the outcome of SDL in problem-based learning (PBL). In particular, we analyse 11 adult learners' reflective journals in relation to a Socratic seminar.…
Descriptors: Questioning Techniques, Teaching Methods, Adult Learning, Independent Study
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Walters, Shirley; von Kotze, Astrid – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2019
Discourses on adult learning and education (ALE) and in particular the GRALE Report generally have limited coverage of popular education as part of its ecology. Given both the long history of popular education globally as a necessary approach towards affecting transformation and the socio-economic-ecological transformations that are needed, we…
Descriptors: Popular Education, Adult Learning, Educational History, Social Change
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Thunborg, Camilla; Bron, Agnieszka – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2019
The aim of this article is to examine non-traditional graduates' life transitions before, during, and after higher education (HE) in Sweden. The article builds on a theory called biographical work, which is used for understanding non-traditional graduates' identity formation and transformation. The article is based on the narratives of two…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Nontraditional Students, College Graduates, College Students
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Hanemann, Ulrike – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2019
This article examines perceptions of indigenous women of the "Bilingual Indigenous Education Model for Life and Work" (MIB) programme which the Mexican Government initiated a decade ago as an alternative route for indigenous youth and adults into basic education. Programme objectives include the promotion of equal access to quality basic…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Foreign Countries, Multicultural Education, Females
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Salem, Abeer – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2019
This paper focuses on learning by a group of Bedouin women in a community in eastern Egypt. It discusses the dynamic nature of indigenous learning, and the adaptability of its patterns and content. It describes how its patterns may yield to modern learning systems, and how traditional knowledge and livelihoods may be lost in the process. It gleans…
Descriptors: Situated Learning, Indigenous Knowledge, Foreign Countries, Females
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