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Selwyn, Neil; Gorard, Stephen; Furlong, John – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2006
This paper explores the varied use of information technologies (ITs) such as the computer and Internet for self-education, highlighting how these technologies can facilitate and suppress such learning opportunities throughout the adult population. Based on data drawn from a large-scale study of adults in the West of England and South Wales, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Educational Technology, Social Stratification
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Selwyn, Neil; Gorard, Stephen; Williams, Sara – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2002
Interviews with 36 adult learners in information-communications technology (ICT) settings, using the concept of learning trajectories, revealed barriers to widening participation through ICT. In addition to technical shortcomings, social, economic, cultural, and political issues hinder the process, including lack of innovative instruction and…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Learning, Adults, Foreign Countries