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Alternative Education

Martin Mills and Glenda McGregor.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Open Learning, Home Learning, and Distance Education. 10971 words.

Alternative schooling has a long history. However, defining alternative schooling is difficult because it necessitates an answer to the question: “alternative to what?” It suggests that...

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European Studies and Research in Adult Learning and Education

Oriol Rios-Gonzalez.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online October 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Open Learning, Home Learning, and Distance Education; Education. 8567 words.

The European Commission launched a renewed agenda for adult learning with the objective of ensuring access to high-quality educational opportunities to adult learners for the promotion of...

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Place-Based Education

Gregory A. Smith.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Open Learning, Home Learning, and Distance Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education. 10958 words.

Place-based education is an approach to curriculum development and instruction that directs students’ attention to local culture, phenomena, and issues as the basis for at least some of the...

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Self-Directed Education—Unschooling and Democratic Schooling

Peter Gray.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online April 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Open Learning, Home Learning, and Distance Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education. 11978 words.

Education, broadly defined, is cultural transmission. It is the process or set of processes by which each new generation of human beings acquires and builds upon the skills, knowledge,...

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