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Universities and engagement : international perspectives on higher education and lifelong learning

Author: John Field; Bernhard Schmidt-Hertha; Andrea Waxenegger
Publisher: London : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Field; Bernhard Schmidt-Hertha; Andrea Waxenegger
ISBN: 9781138824430 1138824437 9781138824447 1138824445
OCLC Number: 939218977
Description: xx, 240 pages : illustrations, graphiques ; 24 cm
Contents: Cultivating a culture of practitioner research in university lifelong learning : some critical reflections / Josephine W. Finn --
Research-practice partnership : improving links between research and professional practice in lifelong learning / Franz Kolland, Marcus Ludescher and Andrea Waxenegger --
Alumni of vocational education as a new target group for university continuing education : chance and challenge for universities / Stefan Bremer and Soren Hirsch --
ULLL in the business context : the project virtual interaction with Web 2.0 in companies / Marion Bruhn-Suhr and Lena Oswald --
Lifelong learning and the knowledge triangle in the context of university reform : a case study / Kirsti Miettinen and Hanna-Riikka Myllymaki --
Perceived service value : implications for the viability of continuing education programmes / Susan Geertshuis and Otto Krickl --
Opening universities for lifelong learning and the challenge of diversity management : support of non-traditional students in Germany, Finland and Denmark / Sabine Remdisch and Steffen Beiten --
When university meets community in later life : subverting hegemonic discourse and practices in higher education / Carmel Borg and Marvin Formosa --
Types and conditions of service learning : associations with civic responsibility, self-efficacy, and well-being / Jenifer K. McGuire and Melanie Brown --
Community-based education and learning / Lyn Tett --
Lifelong learning for socially disadvantaged people / Gerhild Wrann --
Learning in later life : what can universities do? / Alex Withnall --
Intergenerational learning at the university : potentials and limitations / Bernhard Schmidt-Hertha --
Something for older people? : research-based general education and university lifelong learning / Marcus Ludescher --
Unlocking potential for later-life learning : engaging adults in their own learning in a university setting : a case study from Scotland / Rob Mark, Val Bissland and Lesley Hart --
Managing age diversity in companies : transferring competences between generations at work : Project Generation+ / Jean-Marie Dujardin and David Randaxhe --
Over-fifty returning adult learners : another neglected species? / Renaud Maes and Michel Sylin.
Responsibility: edited by John Field, Bernhard Schmidt-Hertha and Andrea Waxenegger.

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