Annual Conference 2003

"Charting the Learning Society"

L'Association Canadienne pour l'Etude de l'Education des Adultes (ACÉÉA)

Canadian Association for the Study of Adult Education (CASAE)


Twenty-second Annual National Conference

Dalhousie University/University of King's College

Halifax, Nova Scotia

May 29-31, 2003

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Thursday, May 29, 2003

8:30-9:45am

Opening Panel

The Current Trends in the Study of Canadian Adult Education Co-Chairs Darlene Clover and Shauna Butterwick (CASAE Co-Presidents)

 

Program Session I

 

Papers I

9:45-11:00 am

Bouchard, Paul

Online environments and the expression of self-direction

 

McKay, Blythe

Finding and listening to their voices: Community radio and lifelong learning in a Ghanaian fishing village

Dawson, Jane and Butterwick, Shauna

Undone business: Practicing critically reflective practice in the academy

 

Harris, Elayne M

Universities as institutes for civic pedagogics

Lauzon, Al

Life on the margins: Rurality and the learning society

 

Lee, Sylvia

Building cities and towns as learning communities

St. Clair, Ralf

Poor beyond words: Literacy and poverty in North American social policy

 

Thomas-Long, Roslyn

Charting the economics of volunteering in the learning society

11:00-11:15 am

COFFEE BREAK

 

 

 

 

 

Program Session II

 

Papers II

11:15 am-12:30 pm

 

Millar, Robin

Benchmarking Best Practices in Adult Learning Centres

 

 

Gouthro, Patricia and Plumb, Donovan

Remapping the tripartite register: Moving beyond formal, nonformal, and informal learning

 

Sumner, Jennifer

Charting the course from the knowledge economy to the learning society: Adult educators as map makers

Mandefrot, Kefyalew

Empowerment in the ‘new workplace:’ A qualitative study of meaning and experience

 

 

 

Quinlan, Liz

Gender and job-related training participation in Canada

Zaltz, Freya

Authenticity in education: Morality, learning, and social change. The responsibility of educators for authenticity and critical reflection

 

 

Wallis, John

Adult education and the myth of community

regeneration: A British case study

12:30 pm-1:45 p.m.

Lunch on your own

Discussion on Adult Learners Week

CASAE Journal Board Meeting

 

 

 

Program Session III

 

Papers 111

1:45-3:00 pm

 

Kapoor, Dip

Normative implications of social movement theories for Adivasi (original dweller)social movements, popular education/praxis and social change in India

 

Barua, Bijoy

Buddhist experiental learning and its contribution to adult education in an era of globalization

Grace, André

Theoretical, legal, legislative, and educational policy perspectives on queer citizenship and welfare-and-work issues in Canadian education and culture

 

Low, Cynthia

Collective program planning among Queer Asians from the Canadian Diaspora

Benet, William

Rethinking authority and hierarchy in a learning society

Darville, Richard

Practical knowledge and research knowledge of the adult literacy process

 

 

 

Quigley, B. Allan

For salvation, freedom, and dignity: A comparative study of seven historical landmarks of adult literacy

3:00 - 5:00 pm

Symposium CSSE /CSSHE/CASAE

Boundaries and Borders: Continuing,

Life-long, and Life-wide Education

Life Sciences Building

5:00pm

7:00 p.m.

Dalhousie President's Reception

Outgoing CASAE Board Meeting

 

 

 

 

Friday, May 30, 2003  

 

Program Session IV

 

Paper IV

8:30-9:45am

Bray-Collins, Elinor

The gendered politics of Lebanese women’s organization and the implications for foreign aid

 

Sodhi Kalsi, Pavna

The best of both worlds: Bicultural identity among Punjabi women living in Canada

Plumb, Donovan

Sharing AIDS: Cultural learning in communities of practice

 

Wells, Kristopher

Queer young adults, informal learning, and possibilities for an inclusive positional pedagogy

Martin, D’Arcy

Design challenges for union education in a globalizing world

 

Sawchuk, Dr. Peter H.

Unions and workplace learning: Expanding the scope of research

Carr-Chellman, Davin

The world is our classroom: Dewey, Vygotsky, and the need for social justice

 

Schugurensky, Daniel

Learning societies and the question of democracy: Pedagogy of engagement

 

Program Session V

 

Papers V

10:00-11:15am

Whitman, Debra

Learning for social change: Exploring non-traditional sites of learning. A feminist perspective – Hearing the marginalized voices, utilizing narrative, reflection, daily realities, and personal experience

Slade, Bonnie

Gender, race and the social construction of skill in Canadian engineering: The deskilling of immigrant women engineers

 

 

Spencer, Bruce

Workplace learning everyday

 

Welton, Michael

Cunning pedagogics: The encounter between the Jesuits and the Amerindians of 17th century New France

 

 

Tkacikova, Jarmila

Modern European philosophy of lifelong learning – new platform for the learning society over continents

 

Cruikshank, Jane

Lifelong learning and the changing nature of work

 

 

 

Gelade, Susan

Securing success? Identifying good practice in training mature aged people who are disadvantaged in the labour market

11:15-11:45am

COFFEE BREAK

 

 

 

 

 

Program Session VI

 

Papers VI

11:45-1:00PM

Cranton, Patricia and Roy, Merv

Disciplinary power of adult educator practice

 

 

Kara, Kim

Entering the university of life: Understanding mirrors and triggers in the classroom

Walrond-Patterson, Jean

The case for educating the community about the Cariwest festival

Lander, Dorothy

The ribbon workers: (Re)-presenting the colours of the Crusades

 

 

Bruce, Elizabeth McIsaac

“Education for social justice: Learning from a spiritually formative curriculum of life”

Taber, Nancy

A holistic view of life, work, and self: The challenge of implementing lifelong learning in everyday life

 


 

1:00-3:00pm

CASAE Lunch and

Annual General Meeting

 

 

 

 

3:15-4:00pm

Round Tables and

Ardra Cole at Pier 21

roundtable

 

Abaga, Eunice and Burns-Theriault, Joanne

Internationalization of universities: A case for English language proficiency recognition as a strategy to increase learning opportunities in universities

 

roundtable

 

McManus, Katherine

Distance education: Creating a global learning society

 

 

Pier 21

 

Cole, Ardra L and McIntyre, Maura

Arts-informed research for public education: The Alzheimer’s project

 

 

5:30 for 6:00pm

Banquet at King’s College

 

 

 

 


 

 

Saturday, May 31, 2003

8:00-9:30am

Network and Caucus Meetings

CJSAE Board Meeting (if needed)

 

9::30-10:15 am

Round Tables

roundtable

 

Dawson, Jane

Work and the requirements of life: The dialectic of the real

roundtable

 

Hennessy, Trish and Sawchuk, Peter & Boutilier, Deborah

Working IT: Learning new technology in the Ontario public sector

roundtable

 

Kinsella, E. Anne

Toward understanding: Critiques of reflective practice and possibilities for dialogue

 

roundtable

 

Aggarwal, Pramila and Fallis, Bill & Luker, Bob

Towards building a culture of engagement in adult education

 

 

10:30-12:00 noon

Symposium

 

Welton, Michael

Critical adult education, propaganda, and delusions in the age of empire

Espace Francophone

Hrimech, Mohamed

L’autoformation au travail et développement des compétences dans l’entreprise: Le rôle des stratégies d’apprentissage

 

Muhirwa, Jean-Marie

La difficile mission d’éco-quartier parc-extension à Montréal (Canada)

 

 

11:30-2:00pm

Commission of Professors

Commission of Students

  Lunch on your own

 

 

2:00-3:30pm

 

Spring Garden Branch, Public Library

 

McIntyre, Maura and Freeman, Peter

Loving to care / Caring to love: Stories of nursing home life

 

 Palestinian Education

Howard Davidson

Network and Caucus Meetings (Peace, etc.)

 

3:30-5:00pm

Incoming CASAE BoardMeeting

 

 

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