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Barr, Jean – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2007
Donald Swanson, a library scientist at the University of Chicago, has coined the phrase "undiscovered public knowledge". As a university-based adult educationalist I am particularly interested in the "undiscovered public knowledge" which lies in the spaces beyond the academy, especially in the many associations, groups and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Educational Research, Adult Educators
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Barr, Jean; Birke, Lynda – Studies in the Education of Adults, 1995
Draws on interviews with 40 women as well as radical education and feminist analysis to urge adult educators to challenge the authoritative knowledge called science in order to open it to more democratic ways of knowledge making. (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Constructivism (Learning), Cultural Context, Females