Lifelong Learning - Signs, Discourses, Practices / Edition 1

Lifelong Learning - Signs, Discourses, Practices / Edition 1

by Robin Usher, Richard Edwards
     
 

ISBN-10: 1402055765

ISBN-13: 9781402055768

Pub. Date: 02/22/2007

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

This text explores the different ways in which the various social practices in which people participate becomes signed as learning, how and why that occurs and with what consequences. It takes seriously the linguistic turn in social theory to draw upon semiotics and poststructuralism through which to explore the significance of lifelong learning as an emerging

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Overview

This text explores the different ways in which the various social practices in which people participate becomes signed as learning, how and why that occurs and with what consequences. It takes seriously the linguistic turn in social theory to draw upon semiotics and poststructuralism through which to explore the significance of lifelong learning as an emerging discourse in education.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402055768
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
02/22/2007
Series:
Lifelong Learning Book Series, #8
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

EDITORIAL BY SERIES EDITORS.- FOREWORD.- 1. SETTING THE SCENE.- 2. SIGNING THE SOCIAL.- 3. LIFELONG LEARNING AS A SEMIOTIC PROCESS.- 4. THE LANGUAGE GAMES OF LIFELONG LEARNING.- 5. SIGNING POWER IN LIFELONG LEARNING.- 6. FASHIONING POLITICAL SPACES.- 7. MOBILISING THE LIFELONG LEARNER.- 8. CONNECTING LIFELONG LEARNING.- 9. LIFELONG LEARNING AS TECHNIQUE, AND….- 10. LINES OF FLIGHT.- BIBLIOGRAPHY.- INDEX.

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