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Provision of Prior Learning Assessment
Linköping University, Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Studies in Adult, Popular and Higher Education. Linköping University, Faculty of Educational Sciences. (Vuxenpedagogik och folkbildning)ORCID iD: 0000-0003-1194-9708
2011 (English)In: Adult Learning and Education / [ed] Kjell Rubenson, Oxford: Elsevier, 2011, 192-221 p.Chapter in book (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

As individuals and societies try to respond to fundamental economic and social transformation, the field of adult learning and education is rapidly getting increased attention and new topics for research on adult learning have emerged. This collection of articles from the International Encyclopedia of Education 3e offers practitioners and researchers in the area of adult learning and education a comprehensive summary of main developments in the field. The 45 articles provide insight into the historical development of the field, its conceptual controversies, domains and provision, perspectives on adult learning, instruction and program planning, outcomes, relationship to economy and society and its status as a field of scholarly study and practice.

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Oxford: Elsevier, 2011. 192-221 p.
Keyword [en]
Adult learning, Adult education
Keyword [sv]
Vuxenutbildning, Vuxenundervisning
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-75840ISBN: 978-01-238-1489-0OAI: diva2:509196

Originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Education (Elsevier 2010)

Available from: 2012-03-12 Created: 2012-03-12 Last updated: 2014-12-16Bibliographically approved

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