The 25th Annual Conference

Proceedings of the

CANADIAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF ADULT EDUCATION (CASAE)

L’ASSOCIATION CANADIENNE POUR L’ÉTUDE DE L’ÉDUCATION DES ADULTES (ACÉÉA)

Edited by:

Leona English, St. Francis Xavier University

Janet Groen, University of Calgary

May 2006

York University

Toronto, Ontario. Canada

 

Table of Contents

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Name                                                       Title                                                         Page

Cynthia Lee Andruske

Steven Noble

Performing knowledges of inquiry in the creases of festivals: Creating a model of urban and rural dialogues

1

Eileen Antone

Junko Imai

Defining aboriginal health literacy in a Canadian context: Bringing aboriginal knowledge into practice

7

Rose Barg

Carolyn Peters

Towards transformative practice: Transcending conceptual notions of religion and culture through social inclusion from an adult education perspective

13

Shauna Butterwick

Kaela Jubas

The organic and accidental IT worker: Women’s on-the-job teaching and learning experiences

19

Jane Castle

Retro-literacy: Confounding progress with promises in adult literacy education in South Africa

25

Carole Chatalalsingh

Glenn Regehr

Understanding team learning in a healthcare science center

31

Donna Chovanec

Between hope and despair: Social and political learning in the women’s movement in Chile

37

Darlene E. Clover

Giving a stitch: A comparative of women’s learning and activism through fabric arts/crafts in Canada and New Zealand/Aotearoa

43

Jane Cruikshank

Lifelong learning and the new economy: Refuting the crisis

49

Paula Davies

See more: The use of student personal narrative in an English upgrading classroom

55

 

Fiona Duguid

Bonnie Slade

Daniel Schugurensky

 

Significant yet unrecognized: The informal learning of volunteers in two settings

 

61

 

 

 

John P. Egan

Coming into: Embracing the queer adult self through local knowledges

67

Lee Ellis

Adult education and social responsibility in a social movement: Ten days for global justice

73

Leona M. English

Catherine Irving

Kerrie Kennedy

Representation, reflexivity and resistance: Critical issues in feminist research

79

Tara Fenwick

Control, contradiction and ambivalence: Skill initiatives in Canada

85

Tara Gibb

Evelyn Hamdon

Zenobia Jamal

Re/Claiming agency: Learning, liminality and immigrant service organizations

91

André P. Grace

Cyclical lifelong learning in Canada and possibilities for a critical social pedagogy of learning for life and work: The case of young adults

96

Janet Groen

Tara Hyland-Russell

Transitions to transformation? The bumpy road to accessing post-secondary learning for students of the Storefront 101 program

102

Shibao Guo

Mapping the iceberg of informal learning: Exploring the experience of Chinese volunteers in Vancouver

108

Patricia A. Gouthro

Nancy Taber

Amanda Brazil

Universities as inclusive learning organizations for women

114

Ian Hunt

Learning, citizenship and the imagined city: Vancouver, 1886-1916

 

120

Kaela Jubas

Sinful shopping: What marketing teaches us about citizenship

126

Jennifer H. Kelland

Constructivist theories and online learning best practices: A discourse analysis

132

Marilyn E. Laiken

Carole Chatalalsingh

Julia Bickford

Judith Belle Brown

Loralee Gillis

Karen Moss

Organizational support for interdisciplinary teams in primary health care

138

 

 

 

Marc Legacy

Community adult educators: Dispelling the myths, stereotypes and false belief in the market place of family violence

144

Srabani Maitra

Hongxia Shan

Liberatory pedagogy and immigrant women’s computer learning

150

Kareen McCaughan

Sybil Wilson

Adult educator programs in Canada: A curriculum analysis

156

Olutoyin Mejiuni

Confounding or empowering women through non-formal and informal education? Religious leasers in Ibadan and Lokoja, Nigeria, on knowledge that matters

161

Kiran Mirchandani

Schooling workers: Precariousness employment and work-related learning

167

Marina Niks

The ivory tower and the challenges of collaborative research

173

Allan Quigley

Sue Folinsbee

Wendy Kraglund-Gauthier

Linda Shohet

The state of the literacy field in Canada: Findings of a 2005 review and analysis of the literacy knowledge base

179

Jean-Paul Restoule

Learning about urban male aboriginal identity formation using circle methodology

185

Mary Rykov

Voicing the song of music therapy cancer support

191

Hongxia Shan

Learning on the periphery: Chinese immigrants coping with the regulatory practices of the medical profession in Canada

197

 

 

 

Khaleda Siddiqui

Immigrant women in contingent work in Toronto: Dealing and coping with health related problems at workplace

203

Maureen Simpkins

Listening between the lines: Reflections on collaborative interpretation and qualitative research

209

Bruce Spencer

What workers learn at work-Today and yesteryear

215

 

 

 

Jennifer Sumner

Fêting farmers’ knowledge: Organic agriculture and environmental adult education

221

Maurice Taylor

Karen Evans

Ali Abasi

Towards a learning and teaching model in adult literacy: A close-up look at experiences in Canada and the United Kingdom

227

Jean Walrond

Cultural identity formation and formal education: Caribbean immigrant families, identity and culturally relevant adult education

233

Judith Walker

A global literacy leader? British Columbia’s pathway to 2010

239

Kristopher Wells

Learning through the struggle: Queer young adults, outlaw emotions, and the fight for social justice

245

 

 

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Roundtables

  

Name                                          Title                                                         Page

Tannis Atkinson

Janice Brant

Arthur Bull

Guy Ewing

Joy Lehman

Tracey Mollins

Sheila Stewart

Tracy Westell

Learning in community: A study of learning circles in Canada

252

Donna M. Chovanec

 

Between finding ourselves and losing ourselves: The consequences of social movement participation

 

254

Paula Davies

Guy Ewing

Marina Niks

Suzanne Smythe

Sheila Stewart

Anneke van Enk

“Scientific” research in literacy education: Responses from the research-in-practice movement

256

Maria Gill

Phil Davison

A national study of workers in transition: The remarkable effects of prior learning assessment strategies

258

Budd L. Hall

Darlene E. Clover

Winnie Chow

Odette Laramee

Ellie Langford Parks

Social movement learning and the arts in adult education: Reports on the state of the field

 

 

260

David Livingstone

Margrit Eichler

Daniel Schugurensky

 

Work and learning in the “new economy”: National survey and case study findings

262

Christine McKenzie

Deborah Barndt

Shauna Butterwick

Darlene Clover

Roxana Ng

Popular education and embodied learning: Intersections for critical and anti-racist feminist praxis

264

Roxana Ng

Guida Man

Hongxia Shan

Willa Liu

Learning to be good citizens: Informal learning and the labour market experiences of professional Chinese immigrant women

266

Jim Sharpe

State of the field review of adult learning research: A report on seven theme areas

268

Jennifer Sumner

Budd Hall

Ellie Parks

Jonathan Forbes

Slow learning: Eating as learning in the slow food movement

270

 

 

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Symposia

 

Name                                          Title                                                         Page

Sheila Batacharya

Anne Solomon

Emily Paradis

Rose Mandamin

Tempitope Adefarakan

The embodiment of indigenous and anti-colonial feminist approaches in academic research

273

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gayle Broad

Jesse Doehler-Knox

Joanne C. Elvy

Jose Agustin Reyes

Social justice, self-reflection, learning

281

Geraldine (Jody) Macdonald

Rose Anne Dyson

Anne Goodman

Liane M. Macdonald

William (Bill) McQueen

Dorothy Goldin Rosenberg

Intergenerational dialogue: Building cultures of peace

289

 

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