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Research and Development in Adult Education

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Book Series: Study guides in Adult Education ISBN: 9783866497191 9783866493049 Year: Pages: 135 DOI: 10.3224/86649304 Language: English
Publisher: Verlag Barbara Budrich
Subject: Education
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The importance of adult education is growing steadily— be it in relation with migration, matters of inclus - ion, the work place etc. Thus, this international perspective on the most important research issues in adult education is a wealth of knowledge for anyone related to this field. The book is composed as a text book and thus, provides didactic material for discussion and further exploration of research in the field of AE from an international perspective. From the Contents: EU policy in Education and AE: links with Research opportunities on the field Support for Research in Adult Education in the European Union Main areas of Research in AE at the International level · Research on Migration. · Research on Inclusion, Access and Participation · Professionals, Assessment and Counselling · Learning in the Workplace International organisations and networks with influence to Adult Education

Learning and Teaching in Adult Education

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ISBN: 9783866496354 9783866494435 Year: Pages: 130 DOI: 10.3224/978386649443 Language: English
Publisher: Verlag Barbara Budrich
Subject: Education
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Learning is a key issue in education. Being familiar with contemporary learning theory, therefore, is an essential prerequisite for education scholars and practitioners alike.

Theories in Adult Learning and Education

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Book Series: Study guides in Adult Education ISBN: 9783866496828 9783866493629 Year: Pages: 106 DOI: 10.3224/86649362 Language: English
Publisher: Verlag Barbara Budrich
Subject: Education
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Adult Learning and Education The graduate student guide in adult education explores theories of adult learning and adult education participation. It provides a frame of reference for understanding the development of a rapidly evolving field and for enhancing knowledge and competencies in this professional domain. The publication is divided into two sections: a section on adult learning theories and a section on adult education participation theories. If Adult Learning and Education (ALE) is now a recognised professional field, the theoretical perspectives, underlying practices and policies draw on a variety of academic disciplines. Various theories of learning and of adult education participation shape the practice and the “engineering” of adult learning. In the first section, this study guide provides a review of the most important learning theories, including behaviourist, cognitive, and constructivist approaches, their modern development, as well as specific developments in adult education theory. The second section examines the psychological and sociological theoretical backgrounds of adult education participation in order to understand the factors at work in participation patterns along the adult life course and between different social contexts. Observing the relativity of social reproduction allows to identify the conditions and variables that need to be addressed in order to alter prevailing trends.

Needs Analysis and Programme Planning in Adult Education

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Book Series: Study guides in Adult Education ISBN: 9783847403562 9783866494817 Year: Pages: 163 DOI: 10.3224/86649481 Language: English
Publisher: Verlag Barbara Budrich
Subject: Education
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How to identify, analyse, and assess the various types of adult learning needs? How to develop programmes tailored to these needs? This study guide is written for postgraduate students preparing to become professional adult educators, as well as for those intending to plan educational programmes for adults. The book covers the various types of adult (learning)needs and provides hints on how to identify, analyse, and assess these needs. It presents typical challenges involved in performing such an analysis as well as theoretical considerations of the concept and types of needs, of diagnosing educational needs and their theoretical understanding. The author draws conclusions on how to develop programmes tailored to the needs identified. With a focus on practical concerns, she illustrates the necessary steps as well as the factors to be considered when designing an educational programme for adults, both in the planning stage and in the stages of implementation and evaluation. From the Contents: The Importance of Needs Analysis and Programme Planning in Adult Education Needs: Theoretical Considerations Fields of Needs Analysis in an Educational Context Methods of Needs Analysis in Adult Education Needs Analysis for Planning Educational Programmes Steps in Programme Planning in Adult Education

Competence and Competence Development

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Book Series: Study guides in Adult Education ISBN: 9783866495142 9783866494626 Year: Pages: 146 DOI: 10.3224/86649462 Language: English
Publisher: Verlag Barbara Budrich
Subject: Education
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What are today’s main concepts and theories – and the main stakes – associated with the issue of competences in organisations? Several topics are discussed, including competence issues regarding the evolution of work, professionalisation, competence evaluation, competence management, and the competences of adult educators and trainers, as well as European policies regarding competence needs and development. From the Contents: Changes in Work and Competences Professionalisation and the Development of Competences in Education and Training The Role of Professional Didactics in Skills Development for Training and Education Professionals Competence Evaluation Processes in Adult Education Competence Management and Adult Education Changes in Vocational Training and New Models of Competences for Individuals

European Strategies in Lifelong Learning

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Book Series: Study guides in Adult Education ISBN: 9783866496323 9783866494442 Year: Pages: 165 DOI: 10.3224/86649444 Language: English
Publisher: Verlag Barbara Budrich
Subject: Education
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Lifelong learning and education is a key concept for the development of adult education as an area of practice and theoretical consideration. In recent decades, meanwhile, the idea of lifelong education and learning has been central to the guidance of various international organisations of many countries.

Power and Possibility

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Book Series: Research on the Education and Learning of Adults ISBN: 9789004413320 Year: Pages: 214 DOI: 10.1163/9789004413320 Language: English
Publisher: Brill
Subject: Education
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Power and Possibility: Adult Education in a Diverse and Complex World explores the topic of power and possibility theoretically, historically and practically through a range of perspectives and in relation to varied areas of interest within contemporary adult education. Readership: Adult education researchers and academics, adult education practitioners and policy-makers, postgraduate students and researchers in adult education, education, social movements studies, sociology and politics, organisational studies.

The Societal Unconscious

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Book Series: Research on the Education and Learning of Adults ISBN: 9789004420274 Year: Pages: 268 DOI: 10.1163/9789004420274 Language: English
Publisher: Brill
Subject: Education
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The Societal Unconscious sets a new broad horizon for in-depth understanding of learning in everyday life. The psychosocial approach re-integrates the societal and the psychodynamic dimensions in analyzing adult learners and learning processes, recognizing psychodynamic dimensions of learning. Readership: This book will be essential for scholars and advanced students working in interdisciplinary boundary zones in social and cultural sciences, education and psychology and other disciplines.

Continuity and Discontinuity in Learning Careers

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Book Series: Research on the Education and Learning of Adults ISBN: 9789004375475 Year: Pages: 214 DOI: 10.1163/9789004375475 Language: English
Publisher: Brill
Subject: Education
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Continuity and Discontinuity in Learning Careers: Potentials for a Learning Space in a Changing World focuses on the continuities and discontinuities of the learning careers and identities of non-traditional adult students in diverse learning contexts. Readership: All those interested in adult education and the challenges facing adult education today such as researchers in education and social sciences, undergraduate and postgraduate students, policy-makers and practitioners.

Adult Education and Work Contexts: International Perspectives and Challenges

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Book Series: Studien zur Paedagogik, Andragogik und Gerontagogik / Studies in Pedagogy, Andragogy, and Gerontagogy ISBN: 9783631737040 9783631737057 9783631737026 Year: Pages: 226 DOI: 10.3726/b12114 Language: English
Publisher: Peter Lang International Academic Publishing Group
Subject: Political Science --- Education --- Sociology
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Adult education has deep connections with employment contexts. This volume discusses interrelations within transnational contexts studied during the Würzburg Winter School on Comparative Studies in Adult Education and Lifelong Learning (COMPALL). The book shows that adult education and work contexts are influenced by international and transnational developments. The findings are presented in three chapters: Lifelong Learning Policies Targeting Employment Contexts; Transnational Perspectives on Lifelong Learning Policies; Employment Perspectives and Professionalisation in Adult Education.

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