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Title: The development of a knowledge-based society - Challenges for e-learning and adult students in higher education
Author: Correia, Ana Maria R
Sarmento, A
Keywords: Adult education
Higher education
Lifelong learning
Issue Date: 1-Jan-2009
Abstract: This article examines Lifelong Learning, from the perspective of the adult learner in higher education, by presenting some of the results of a project, funded by the European Commission's Socrates Programme, LIHE, Learning in Higher Education. It is structured as follows: first, the background of the project is described, then the experiences of the adult student, concerning their induction and tuition, are presented. Some future trends concerning adults in higher education and lifelong learning are outlined and conclusions drawn.
Description: This chapter appears in Encyclopaedia of Distance Learning 2nd Edition edit by Rogers, P.; Berg, Gary; Boettecher, Judith V.; Howard, Caroline; Justice, Lorraine; Schenk, Karen D.. Copyright 2009, IGI Global, Posted by permission of the publisher. URL: details.asp?ID=9703&v=tableOfContents
ISBN: 978-1-60566-198-8
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