Researching Transitions in Lifelong Learning

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-07-10
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Researching Transitions in Lifelong Learning presents new research from Britain, Australia and North America. The authors include leading scholars with established international reputations - such as Kathryn Ecclestone, Norton Grubb, David Boud and Gert Biesta - as well as emerging researchers with fresh and sometimes challenging perspectives.

Table of Contents

Troubling transitions: learning and the changing life course
Themes, Methods and Concepts
Lost and found in transition: the implications of G++identityG++, G++agencyG++ and G++structureG++ for educational goals and practices
A View of Canadian Lifelong-Learning Policy Culture through a Critical Lens
Time, Individual Learning Careers, and Lifelong Learning
Who Is The G++Responsible LearnerG++? Viewing learning careers through social narratives and recursive methodology
Older menG++s lifelong learning: common threads/sheds
Biography, Transition and Learning in the Lifecourse: The role of narrative
Changing Places of Learning
Approaches to Lifelong Learning: American Community Colleges and age inclusiveness
Two conceptual models for facilitating learnersG++ transitions to new post-school learning contexts
Worlds of difference: G++dual sectorG++ institutions and higher education transitions
Improving Transfer from Vocational to Higher Education: International lessons
Imagined transitions: social and organisational influences on the student life-cycle
Accumulating knowledge in researching technology enhanced learning: going with the flows
Transitions Through Working Life
Working out work: integrated development practices in organisations
"Drifting", "desperate" or just "diverse"? Researching young people in jobs without training
The limits of competency-based training and the implications for work
"Well, if the government wonG++t do it, we bloody well will!" Third Age Activism and Participatory Action Learning
Researching Transitions: trends and future prospects
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