Category: ACE

Literacy mediation in neighbourhood houses

Author: Sally Thompson Edition: Volume 55, Number 3, November 2015 Summary:  Interactions between staff in Neighbourhood Houses, and the socially and educationally disadvantaged community members who visit Neighbourhood Houses, have been viewed through many lenses, including community development, social support, caring

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A space for memory

Author: Karen Charman, Victoria University Edition: Volume 55, Number 3, November 2015 Summary:  In this article I examine the possibilities of reparation in an era of privatisation and de-industrialisation. I examine the effect of a recent project Sunshine Memory Space, a

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Book review: Men Learning Through Life

The Work: Men Learning Through Life. Barry Golding, Rob Mark and Annette Foley (Eds.). NIACE: Leicester, England 2014 Reviewer: Heather Wallace, Deakin University Edition: Volume 55, Number 2, July 2015 In Brief:  Men Learning Through Life explores the reasons that large sectors

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The meaning of learning on the Camino de Santiago Pilgrimage

Author: Kyung-Mi Im, Howon University, Korea; JuSung Jun, Soongsil University, Korea Edition: Volume 55, Number 2, July 2015 Summary:  The purpose of this study was to explore the lived experience of travellers on the Camino de Santiago in order to find out

Posted in ACE, Refereed article, Research report

Work-based researchers and Communities of Practice: Conceptual and gestational dilemmas

Author: Andrew Sense, University of Wollongong Edition: Volume 55, Number 2, July 2015 Summary:  Drawing on a presumption that a Community of Practice (COP) can add significant value to the situated learning development of adults in any context, this paper exposes and

Posted in ACE, Higher Education, Refereed article, Research report

What are the key ingredients for an effective and successful tertiary enabling program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students? An evaluation of the evolution of one program

Author: Lisa Hall, Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education Edition: Volume 55, Number 2, July 2015 Summary: Tertiary enabling programs have become an increasingly important part of the post-secondary schooling landscape. In recognition of the need for increased access for certain

Posted in ACE, Higher Education, Refereed article

Learning cities on the move

Author: Peter Kearns, PASCAL International Observatory Edition: Volume 55, Number 1, April 2015 Summary:  The modern Learning City concept emerged from the work of OECD on lifelong learning with streams of Learning Cities and Educating Cities having much in common but

Posted in ACE, Non-refereed article

1974 -1976: The seeds of longevity in a pathway to tertiary participation at University of Newcastle, NSW

Authors: Josephine May and Rosalie Bunn, University of Newcastle Edition: Volume 55, Number 1, April 2015 Summary:  By the 1960s equality of opportunity was a dominant theme in social science research, and in keeping with this trend, the Whitlam Labor Government

Posted in ACE, Higher Education, Refereed article

The quest for authenticity: A study of an online discussion forum and the needs of adult learners

Author: Jenny McDougall, Central Queensland University Edition: Volume 55, Number 1, April 2015 Summary:  The objective of achieving a sense of ‘authenticity’ in an educational context is one that might have immediate appeal, though how this is defined, let alone

Posted in ACE, Higher Education, Refereed article

Targeting assessment for developing adult lifelong learners: assessing the ability to commit

Author: Ya-Hui Su, National Kaohsiung University of Hospitality and Tourism, Taiwan Edition: Volume 55, Number 1, April 2015 Summary:  In this article, I propose that neither traditional assessment nor alternative, competence-based assessment is adequate to meet the challenges of uncertain change.

Posted in ACE, Higher Education, Refereed article