Theory

Strengthening PLAR: Integrating theory and practice in post-secondary education (2007)

Journal of Applied Research on Learning, Vol. 1, No. 2, Article 5 (2007)

Prior learning assessment and recognition (PLAR) is commonly defined as the identification, measurement, and recognition of knowledge and skills acquired outside educational institutions through work and other life experience. In this article, the author proposes a conceptual model for PLAR in education.

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2014-04-07

Making sense of social capital theory through the lens of adult learning (2011)

The term “social capital” is open to many definitions but essentially refers to the positive effects social networks can have on the productivity and quality of life of both individuals and groups.

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2011-02-04

Core Presuppositions of Balanced Reading Theory (2009)

Personal Reflections

As a program manager and curriculum developer, the author has spent most of his career at the ground level of adult literacy education practice. He has investigated how adult literacy students take on the process of learning to read and how teachers, particularly volunteer tutors, have sought to help them.

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2009-04-16

Between the Life of the Mind and the World of Action: Explorations into Consciousness, Pedagogy, Politics, and Scientific Philosophy in Adult Literacy Education (2005)

What follows is a bibliographic review of the author's online and print based articles and book chapters from 1993-2004 on various facets of the pedagogy, politics, and science of adult literacy education.

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2005-11-09
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