A review of the Canadian literature on gender and learning
This paper reviews the current Canadian literature related to gender and adult learning. The authors identify emphases in the published and unpublished literature, Web-based sources, and reports of major research bodies. They find that there is a growing body of knowledge in feminist theory, immigrant women, workplace education, technology and learning, and community development and adult learning. Furthermore, a great number of research projects have been situated in the community with community agendas at the forefront. Suggestions for future research within the Canadian context are provided.Résumé
Cet article fait une revue de la litérature Canadienne actuelle sur l’apprentissage des femmes adultes. Les auteures identifient les points qui ressortent dans la litérature publiée et non-publiée, sur les sites internautes, et dans les rapports des groupes de recherche les plus importants. Elles ont trouvé un nombre croissant de textes concernant la théorie féministe, les immigrantes, l’éducation à l’emploi, la technologie et l’apprentissage, ainsi que le développement communautaire et l’éducation aux adultes. En plus, un grand nombre de projets de recherche sont enrachinés dans la communauté avec des agendas qui leur sont pertinents. En ce qui a trait à l’avenir, elles suggèrent des avenues de recherche particulières pour le contexte Canadien.
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