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There may be adult educators who wish to alleviate social inequalities but whose practices are wedded to human capital theory In this article, it is argued that educational practices based wholly or partly on human capital theory are unlikely to alleviate social inequities because the theory...
Although the ethics of practice has become increasingly visible in the adult education literature over the past two decades, little empirical research has been done to inform the dialogue and debate. The purpose of this study was to examine the views of adult education practitioners in British...
Building on the work of Cervero and Wilson and Yang, this multivariate study examined the relationships between contextual factors (power and conflict in the adult education planning relationship), individual factors (perceived problem-solving effectiveness and years of experience as an...
This study investigated aspects of metacognition and motivation that may distinguish the learning processes of adults in higher education from those of traditional-age students. Developmental changes in metacognitive and motivational variables and their relationship to course performance were...
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