New patterns of adult learning : a six-country comparative study /

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Other Authors: BeĢlanger, Paul.
Tuijnman, Albert.
Format: Book
Published:Oxford [England] ; New York : Pergamon ; [Hamburg, Germany] : Unesco Institute for Education, 1997.
Edition:1st ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • Foreword / Paul Belanger and Albert Tuijnman
  • 1. The "Silent Explosion" of Adult Learning / Paul Belanger and Albert Tuijnman
  • 2. Demand and Supply of Adult Education and Training / Willem Houtkoop and Hessel Oosterbeek
  • 3. Patterns of Participation in Adult Education: Cross-national comparisons / Pierre Doray and Stephen Arrowsmith
  • 4. Barriers to Participation in Adult Education and Training: Towards a new Understanding / Kjell Rubenson and Gongli Xu
  • 5. The Non-participation of Undereducated Adults / B. Allan Quigley and Stephen Arrowsmith
  • 6. New Trajectories of Learning Across the Lifespan / Max van der Kamp and Jo Scheeren
  • 7. Literacy Proficiency and Adults' Readiness to Learn / David C. Neice and T. Scott Murray
  • 8. Gender Differences in Work-related Adult Education and Training / Edwin Leuven
  • 9. Beyond the Walls of the Household: Gender and Adult Education Participation / Sofia Valdivielso
  • 10. Adult Education Participation: A Policy Overview / Abrar Hasan and Albert Tuijnman
  • App. A. International Adult Literacy Survey: Data Collection Procedures
  • App. B. Adult Education Participation Survey.