Adults, Motivation and Higher Education
By (author) Linden West
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Beyond Fragments by Linden West
Book DescriptionAdults now constitute the majority of students in higher education; what they bring to it, want and need are important questions in the development of a more responsive higher education. The author discusses The Relationship Between Motives, Education, And Life History To Explore how culture and history shape people and their motives for learning, taking into account variations in gender, social background and ethnicity, challenging the orthodox view that non-traditional students enter higher educational for vocational/material reasons.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780748404858
(234mm x 156mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 19-Sep-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Using Biographical Methods in Social Research, Paperback (May 2009)
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The Author Discusses The Relationship Between Motives, Education And Life history to explore how they shape people and their motives for learning, challenging the orthodox view that non-traditional students enter education for purely
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