2008 Conference Online Proceedings
for the
Twenty-seventh Annual National Conference

Thinking Beyond Borders: Global Ideas, Global Values

L'Association Canadienne pour l'Etude de l'Education des Adultes (ACÉÉA)
Canadian Association for the Study of Adult Education (CASAE)
at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C. Canada

June 1 to 3, 2008



Name and Title                                                                                                                                                     Page


Betsy Alkenbrack

            To take Root and Grow: The Research in Practice Movement in                                                 1

British Columbia


Maureen Anglin

Adult Literacy:  Effective Strategies and Innovative Practices                                                    8


Eileen Antone

            Towards a Meaningful Definition of Health Literacy in the Aboriginal                                     15

Community: A Research Study based on Learnings from Aboriginal

Seniors in Toronto


Catherine Baillie Abidi and Susan M. Brigham                                                                                           22

Crossing Global Borders:  ‘Mail order brides’ in Atlantic Canada


Deborah Bartlette                                                                                                                                              29
Are “Best Practices” Hurting Adult Ed: MacIntyre
                 and the Globalisation of Practice
Amanda Benjamin                                                                                                                                              36    

Learning to be an Adult: Discourses of Adulthood in Four Urban

Vancouver Secondary Schools


Susan Brigham                                                                                                                                                   42

Seeing Straight Ahead with Pierre Bourdieu: Female Immigrants
 Teachers in an Arts-informed Research Inquiry

Donna M. Chovanec and Alexandra Benitez                                                                                                  49

Intergenerational Social Movement Learning and the Penguin Revolution


Darlene Clover and Corrina Craig                                                                                                                 56
The Art of the Street: The Impact of Arts-based Education and Knowledge Mobilisation
 on Street-involved Women

Janet Coles and Paul Armstrong                                                                                                                     62

Learning, Re-enactment and Authenticity

Rebecca Cory                                                                                                                                                     68
Towards an Intersectional and Relational Model for Social Justice Education 
Dan Cui                                                                                                                                                               75

Deconstructing Foreign Credential Recognition Discourses

Jane Dawson                                                                                                                                                      81
One Big Heartbeat: Learning Across Borders Through Global Arts and
Cultural Practices


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