A tale of two adult learners: From adult basic education to degree completion

Johnson, C, Duckworth, Vicky, Apelbaum, C and McNamara, M (2010) A tale of two adult learners: From adult basic education to degree completion. National Association for Developmental Education Digest, 5 (1). pp. 57-67. ISSN 1046-3364

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Abstract

This action research study sought to understand what contributed to the success of two adult learners who had previously been left behind by the educational system. The findings revealed the importance of supportive educators, as well as a personal support system. In addition, their participation in this study was an empowering experience for the students.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > LC Special aspects of education > LC5201 Education extension. Adult education. Continuing education
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Divisions: Education
Date Deposited: 28 Sep 2012 13:49
URI: http://repository.edgehill.ac.uk/id/eprint/4184

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