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Adult learning and lifelong learning and their socio-economic contribution


Lafta, Ahmed Hamdan and Saleh, Jasim Mohammed and Man, Norsida and Abu Samah, Bahaman and Raja Yusof, Raja Nerina and Mohd Nawi, Nolila (2016) Adult learning and lifelong learning and their socio-economic contribution. Information and Knowledge Management, 6 (1). pp. 113-118. ISSN 2224-5758; ESSN: 2224-896X


This paper provides a synthesis learning from in adult learning literature. The paper starts by looking the rationale for adult learning which has its roots on informal learning. It offers in a nutshell some benefit of learning from adult education perspective. The paper provides a substantiation of a wide-ranging perspective of learning that accommodate social aspect of life than a narrowly understood classroom learning for certification. This paper intends to identify the immediate results of learning, offer the understanding of how learning influence on outcomes and offer practical examples from previous research. Last but not the least, the paper concludes by highlighting the wide understanding of learning from an adult education perspective.

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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Agriculture
Faculty of Economics and Management
Faculty of Educational Studies
Publisher: International Institute for Science, Technology & Education
Keywords: Adult learning; Lifelong learning; Social networking; Socio-economic
Depositing User: Nurul Ainie Mokhtar
Date Deposited: 14 Feb 2020 08:07
Last Modified: 14 Feb 2020 08:07
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/54419
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