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Adults in Formal Education – Policies and Practices in Europe

The document focuses on the opportunities for under-qualified adults to complete basic education or achieve an upper secondary qualification, and it also covers measures that might contribute to widening access to higher education for adults returning to the formal education … Continue reading

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Rhizoactivity – Toward a Postmodern Theory of Lifelong Learning

Read Although the loss of certainty in the age of postmodernism is questioning knowledge production in general, the emerging discourse of lifelong learning demands a different theory of adult learning in particular. This article aims to offer a conceptual tool … Continue reading

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Creating Learning – A Korean Drummer’s Lifelong Quest to be the Best

Read In this article, the author interrogates how one famous Korean traditional drummer Mr. Myong-hwan Kim’s lifelong learning is affected by the sociocultural and historical context as it contributes to the construction of his life. This article analyzed an oral … Continue reading

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Riding the lines of flight – Lifelong learning as a rhizome requires rhizomatic research

Thinking about the future of educational research requires a conceptual resource that is itself both imaginative and multiple and at the same time articulates a world with those self-same characteristics. This is provided by the work of Deleuze and Guattari.  … Continue reading

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Networked Connectivity and Adult Learning – Social Media, the Knowledgeable Other and Distance Education

Read   Over the past decades, information technology has had a disruptive effect on adult education. Today, learners can access libraries from their pocket and shape their thoughts while socializing on networks. The position of educators as ‘knowledgeable others’ has … Continue reading

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