Lifelong learning : concepts and contexts /

Additional authors: Crowther, Jim | Sutherland, Peter
Published by : Routledge (London | New York) Physical details: xv, 247 p. ill. 24 cm ISBN:9780415443050 (pbk.); 0415443059 (pbk.). Year: 2008
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Originally published: 2006

Includes bibliographical references and index

Introduction: 'the lifelong learning imagination' / Peter Sutherland and Jim Crowther -- What is special about adult learning? / Knud Illeris -- An overview on transformative learning / Jack Mezirow -- Managing change and transition: a psychosocial perspective on lifelong learning / Linden West -- The application of the ideas of Habermas to adult learning / Mark Murphy and Ted Fleming -- A troubled space of possibilities: lifelong learning and the postmodern / Richard Edwards and Robin Usher -- Realizing a lifelong learning higher education institution / Shirley Walters -- Towards a responsive work-based curriculum for non-traditional students in higher education / John Bamber -- Changing to learning cultures that foster lifelong learners / Rose Evison -- An analysis of the relations between learning and teaching approaches / Keith Trigwell -- Lifelong learning: the role of emotional intelligence / Tina Goodwin and Susan Hallam -- A comparison of Piaget's and Biggs's conceptions of cognitive development in adults and their implications for the teaching of adults / Peter Sutherland -- Academic study as a social practice / Chrissie Boughey -- Self-regulation: a multi-dimensional learning strategy / Martha Cassazza -- (Mis)recognizing lifelong learning in non-formal settings / John Preston -- Social movements, praxis and the profane side of lifelong learning / Jim Crowther -- Learning cities, learning regions, lifelong learning implementers / Norman Longworth -- Literacy as social practice: travelling between the everyday and other forms of learning / Yvon Appleby and Mary Hamilton -- Lifelong learning in the community: social action / Rod Purcell -- Work and learning: implications for lifelong learning in the workplace / Hitendra Pillay, Lynn Wilss and Gillian Boulton-Lewis -- Making a space for adult education in mental health: the Outlook Project experience / Fiona Dowie and Matthew Gibson

Lifelong learning has developed enormously as a distinct area of study within education in recent years, not least because many governments and educational strategists have become very vocal supporters of new ways of learning throughout all stages of life. This text offers a detailed snapshot of the field

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