The benefits of adults learning numeracy

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dc.contributor.author Yasukawa, Keiko en_US
dc.contributor.author Widin, Jacquie en_US
dc.contributor.author Chodkiewicz, Andrew en_US
dc.contributor.editor Joao Filipe Matos, Paola Valero, Keiko Yasukawa en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-28T10:05:00Z
dc.date.available 2010-05-28T10:05:00Z
dc.date.issued 2008 en_US
dc.identifier 2007001596 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Yasukawa Keiko, Widin Jacquie, and Chodkiewicz Andrew 2008, 'The benefits of adults learning numeracy', Centro de Investigcao em Educacao Universidade de Lisbon & Department of Education, Learning & Philo, Portugal, pp. 495-504. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 978 989 95062 3 7 en_US
dc.identifier.other E1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/11493
dc.description.abstract We examine the benefits of adult numeracy learning in the current Australian context by drawing on Schuller?s framework for analysing the benefits of learning in terms of three capitals: human capital, social capital and identity capital. We argue that although the current adult education policy framework in Australia is biased towards the achievement of only one of the three capitals ? human capital, the practices of experienced adult educators help to extend the benefits of learning to encompass identity and social capital benefits. We take a case study of a numeracy workshop in an Adult Basic Education (ABE) program in Australia to show how one teacher exemplifies teaching practice that despite the policy gap, helps her learners reap a range of benefits from their numeracy learning. en_US
dc.publisher Centro de Investigcao em Educacao Universidade de Lisbon & Department of Education, Learning & Philo en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://www.mes5.learning.aau.dk/Papers/Yasukawa_et_al.pdf en_US
dc.title The benefits of adults learning numeracy en_US
dc.parent Proceedings of the Fifth Mathematics Education and Society Conference en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Portugal en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 495 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 504 en_US
dc.cauo.name FASS.Education Group en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 160607 en_US
dc.personcode 930312 en_US
dc.personcode 900538 en_US
dc.personcode 974833 en_US
dc.percentage 50 en_US
dc.classification.name International Relations en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom Mathematics Education and Society en_US
dc.date.activity 20080216 en_US
dc.location.activity Albufeira, Portugal en_US
dc.description.keywords mathematics education, educational sociology, social justice education en_US
dc.staffid en_US
dc.staffid 974833 en_US


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