(1) According to Atleo, what is the impact of colonization on Aboriginal people in
Atleo stresses that aboriginal people have little trust in the educational system due
to a history of colonization and marginalization in Canada. This includes a
(1) What explains the shift from formal educations and training systems to
informal lifelong learning?
There is a need to move from a society with only formal education, which includes
informal settings. Formal learning often benefits the higher and middl
What is the meaning of radical in Radical and Critical Adult Education?
A radical approach to adult education is an approach to education, which
challenges the status quo by discussing and implementing change in a society and
political economy. As mention
Adult Education and the Environment
(1) Why is environmental knowledge of indigenous peoples in Canada central to
understanding adult education and environment?
Prior to reading Pierre Walters article, I would have said that environmental
knowledge of ind
(1) According to Carpenter and Mojab, what is problematic with current theory and
practice within critical adult education?
Current theory and practice within critical adult education delves into a long history
of capitalism, colonization, and social move
What are the critiques of the OWS movement?
One of the biggest strengths of the movement, actually also serves
as a weakness. It is an occupation, which means that it is very
difficult for it to completely be recognized as a movement. It is more
What are the connections between immigration and
As Guo states, Immigration is when people move from one
country to another for good, and globalization is the movement of
populations/world spaces leading to integration and
What is the political potential and political danger of the
Internet and communication technologies?
China has the most Internet users a whopping 380 million
people, which demonstrates the high level of access the
population has, further showing potential
It seems that certain events, especially as atrocious as war,
should never be live streamed. I think obviously, it is distasteful
that viewers can react with an emoticon or like, almost
dissociating people from the realities of war. A big negative I
What has Malaysiakini, the Malaysian alternative media site,
achieved and failed to achieve?
In Malaysia, Steven Cran and Premesh Chandran created the
Malaysiakini newspaper because they oppose the
authoritarianism in their country.
Adult Education for Health and Wellness
(1) What is the role of social determinants in peoples
Coady lists off a few environmental factors that affect an
individuals health including poverty, economic status, and
poor housing. In 1986, this list w
Adult Education and Food: Eating as Praxis
(1) How is the UBC Farm fostering community development and transformative
Earlier today, I saw students selling local produce from the UBC farm by the UBC
Bookstore. I thought it was interesting to pro
What is the role of adult learning in health research?
Adult learning is able to facilitate the health research process and
spread education surrounding health and wellness to a larger group of
individuals in a more far-reaching setting. As a business
Internet Freedoms and Their Consequences
In what ways has access to new information and communication technologies
resulted in a revival of national, religious and cultural differences?
Countries are starting to use modern technology, not for typical mode
What is the role of social media in the Arab Spring?
Ezra first used online activism through Facebook, and essentially became a public figure, known to
citizens as the Facebook girl. She organized a strike to bring awareness to the conditions and
(1) What is a social movement and how does it relate to learning
A social movement is a group of individuals who gather, discuss,
and/or act on some sort of political or social issue. Social movement
learning occurs when an individual joins
What surprised you about the overview of adult education and its history in
Initially, I was surprised to discover that adult education has only been
properly recognized and appreciated as a field of study in the past 60 years. I
found the origins
The creators of Black Lives Matter developed the movement from a hash tag, to
the streets such as marches to media platforms such as Law & Order. With their
hash tag, they were aiming to create a space for not only discussing racism, but
also destroying r
Literature Review & Our Goal
When we think about adult education, we dont necessarily associate it with
racism. However, racism stems from the learning theories associated with adult
education in respect to North America. In 1991, it was stated that learn
Lesson 1: History of Contexts of Adult