Friday, 26 May, 2017

The Adult Learner 2011

The Adult Learner 2011

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Summary

Contents

Editorial comment, Rob Mark, editor

Section 1 - Peer Reviewed Articles

Adult learning, health and well-being - changing lives

John Field, University of Stirling

Taking charge at any age: Learning and wellbeing by older men through community organisations in Australia
Barry Golding, University of Ballarat


Extending the assessment of literacy as social practice
John Stewart, National Adult Literacy Agency (NALA)


Irish-African partnership and research capacity building for development: potential to learn from research for the education and lifelong learning sector

Goretti Nakabugo, University of Kwazulu-natal & Rob Mark, University of Strathclyde

Could integrating development education into adult and community education create more space for critical adult and community education in Ireland?
Natasha Bailey, Aontas, National Adult Learning Organisation

Section 2 - Practice Articles

Let's talk about solutions!
Grace Finlay, Co Wexford Vocational Education Committee
Using autoethnography to explore and critically reflect upon changing identity
Annmarie Judge Preston, Adult Guidance Counsellor with Blanchardstown Area Partnership Local Employment Service
Charting the learning journey of a group of adults returning to education
Des Mooney, Dublin Institute of Technology

Section 3 - Book reviews

Habermas, Critical Theory and Education
Mark Murphy & Ted Fleming (eds.) (2009) Routledge, London

Gendered Choices: Learning, Work, Identities in Lifelong Learning
Sue Jackson, Irene Malcolm, Kate Thomas (eds.) (2011) Springer, London

Community Education: more than just a course: Exploring the outcomes and impact of Department of Education and Skills Funded Community Education. (2011)

AONTAS, Dublin


Innovations in Lifelong Learning: Critical Perspectives on Diversity, Participation andVocational Learning,

Sue Jackson (eds) (2011), Routledge, London

Call for papers 2012 Edition