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Disaffection And Diversity : Overcoming Barriers For Adult Learners - Judith Calder

Disaffection And Diversity

Overcoming Barriers For Adult Learners

By: Judith Calder (Editor)

Paperback Published: 18th February 1993
ISBN: 9780750701181
Number Of Pages: 224

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A quiet but profound revolution in the design and delivery of learning opportunities for adults and in the accrediation of learning outcomes is taking place. Higher education is expanding at a rate which exceeds even that of the Robbins era; alternative routes for adults into further and higher education and into training are being introduced through the use of Access courses, and through the recognition of competencies acquired in a whole variety of different ways. The structure of the courses and training which adults can now undertake, the methods of teaching those courses and the types of qualifications which are beginning to be awarded reflect the accelerating social, technological and economic changes in the UK. It is aimed at professionals who are engaged in the management, provision or supervision of organized learning and training opportunities for adults.

Introductionp. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Access Issuesp. 1
Disaffection and Accessp. 2
Adult Access to Higher Educationp. 19
The Experience of Black Minority Studentsp. 33
Local Provision: an Oxfordshire Case Studyp. 53
Provision and Progress with Learningp. 67
The Scope and Characteristics of Educational Provision for Adultsp. 68
Face-To-Face Provision and the Older Learnerp. 84
Opportunities through Open Learningp. 91
Disaffection and Distance Educationp. 110
Referencesp. 124
Outcomes and Achievementsp. 125
Adult Learning and Successp. 126
Bibliographyp. 142
A Society of Opportunityp. 144
Referencesp. 158
The Assessment of Prior Learning: Relating Experience, Competence and Knowledgep. 159
Credit Accumulation and Credit Transferp. 170
Bibliographyp. 185
Informal Learning Opportunities and Their Contribution to Overcoming Disaffectionp. 186
Notes on Contributorsp. 195
Indexp. 197
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ISBN: 9780750701181
ISBN-10: 0750701188
Series: Education & Alienation
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 18th February 1993
Publisher: FALMER PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 15.88  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 1

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