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Adult Education Research Conference

2006

Lifelong learning

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D Intellectual Resistance As Impetus For Lifelong Learning For Social Justice, Kristopher Wells Aug 2006

D Intellectual Resistance As Impetus For Lifelong Learning For Social Justice, Kristopher Wells

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This paper employs critical social learning perspectives to investigate the themes of emotional resilience, intellectual resistance, and lifelong learning evident in the experiences of three gay male young adults whom I situate as activist-educators. I discuss how these young adults integrate emotional labour and social learning into resistance work to create counterpublics, which lay challenge to exclusionary heteronormative educational spaces.


Migrant Workers, Grassroots Transnationalism, And Agency In Learning, Romee Lee Jul 2006

Migrant Workers, Grassroots Transnationalism, And Agency In Learning, Romee Lee

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A new approach to the lifelong learning paradigm is required to include transnational learners. This research shows that migrant workers, who by definition belong to multiple communities, seek learning experiences to sustain and enhance capabilities as contemporary workers. This is the case for why global non-elites form transnational agency with learning priorities.


Towards A New Model Of Work Based Learning In Health And Social Care, Pamela M. Irwin Jul 2006

Towards A New Model Of Work Based Learning In Health And Social Care, Pamela M. Irwin

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Wenger’s (1998) conception of social participation as a process of learning is the most difficult, yet essential, characteristic of health related work based learning programmes to capture. Informed by a socio-cultural perspective, this integrative model of work based learning applies to any participant at any level in any work context.


Intuiting, Socializing And Playing Around: Women’S Stories Of Informal Learning In The Information Technology Field, Shauna Butterwick, Kaela Jubas, Hong Zhu, Jen Liptrot Jun 2006

Intuiting, Socializing And Playing Around: Women’S Stories Of Informal Learning In The Information Technology Field, Shauna Butterwick, Kaela Jubas, Hong Zhu, Jen Liptrot

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This report is based on a study of the informal and alternative approaches to learning of women who are working in the rapidly expanding and changing IT field. Using their intuition, borrowing and sharing expertise, and through trial and error, study participants describe essential forms of learning often unacknowledged by both workers and employers