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


Zenobia Jamal                                                                                                                                                      184

Renegotiated Identities and Re-Imagined Lives: Understanding the Migration

Experiences of Afghan Women


Kaela Jubas                                                                                                                                                         190 

The Social Side of Shopping: How Critical Shoppers Talk about Gender,

Race and Class


Jenna Kelland                                                                                                                                                      196

                Developing a Conceptual Model to Explore How Women Learning Online

Mediate Tensions


Jennifer Kelly and Dan Cui                                                                                                                              202

A Historical Exploration of Citizenship Practices of African Canadian Immigrants

 in 1920s Alberta

Victor Khachan                                                                                                                                                  208 
                Adult Literacy in the Arab World: A Media Outreach Alternative
Elizabeth Lange                                                                                                                                                  213 

Re-Enchantment to Escape Empire: Spirituality, Sustainability, and Critical

Transformative Learning


Romee Lee                                                                                                                                                            219

                Locating “Refugees” in the “Elite” Place: Analysis of Experiences of North Korean

                Defectors in South Korean Universities


Willa Lichun Liu                                                                                                                                                226

Informal Learning through Food-Related Activities Among Chinese Immigrants in



Scott MacPhail and Donovan Plumb                                                                                                               233 

The Learning City as Neoliberal Ideology Promoted by the OECD


Rob Mark                                                                                                                                                              240

Working Beyond Borders for Literacy Learning:  An Examination of a New Model

to Promote Equality in Literacy Practice


Robert McGray                                                                                                                                                    246

Adult Education, International Development, and Theories of Social Change:

 Between Complicity and Transformation


Catherine McGregor                                                                                                                                          253

Websites as Civic Tools for Advocacy: An examination of two Canadian

 Adult Literacy sites


Angus McMurtry                                                                                                                                                259

                Interprofessional Health Teams as Collective Learners: Insights from an

Interdisciplinary Health Teams Course


Barbara Merrill and Linden West                                                                                                                  266 

           Using Life History and Biographical Methodologies in Researching

Adult and Lifelong Learning: Challenges and Achievements in Building

a Global Conversation


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